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Policy and Public Affairs

FCA Business Plan 2016-17 »
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its plan setting out activities for the year. It included a summary of the organisation's role, an overall risk outlook, seven areas of particular focus this year, plus a list of additional key workstreams and ongoing activities.
CII Public Affairs Update Issue 2 2016 »
The CII's Public Affairs updates contain news from Westminster and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This issue covers the Budget, the Financial Advice Market Review and the due diligence thematic review.         View the briefing »   Previous editions CII Public Affairs Update Issue 1 2016 CII Public Affairs Update Issue 6 2015 CII Public Affairs Update Issue 5 2015
HM Treasury consultation on public financial guidance proposals »
As part of his 2016 Budget Statement, the Chancellor announced the demise of the Money Advice Service, and published a consultation restructuring the delivery of public financial guidance.
CII Briefing: Budget 2016 »
A briefing for members on the 2016 Budget.
Financial Advice Market Review Final Report »
On 14 March, the Treasury and FCA published their final report on the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR), including some 28 recommendations for possible action.
Price optimisation for insurance - optimising price; destroying value? »
Price optimisation is on the rise in UK insurance, driven by the insight that underwriters gain from big data. Yet it is proving a divisive practice, with US regulators increasing banning its use in personal lines markets.
Ethical Culture: Developing a culture of responsibility in a regulated environment »
Ethical culture: Developing a culture of responsibility in an regulated environment, part of the CII ethical culture series, considers how financial services regulation impacts on the development of an ethical culture. It covers the introduction of the Senior Insurance Managers Regime and the Senior Managers & Certification Regime for banking. 
Maintaining the momentum on auto-enrolment »
Should the Government exploit the success of auto-enrolment by increasing savings amounts or extending it to include life and protection insurance? Nick Hurman FCII Chartered Insurer explores the issues.
What consumers want - pensions freedoms and the "new normal" »
Research by the Chartered Insurance Institute in late 2015 on how consumers are accessing pensions following the "pensions freedoms" coming into force.
CII Public Affairs Update Issue 1 2016 »
The CII's Public Affairs updates contain news from Westminster and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This issue covers the new FCA Chief Executive, the Bank of England and Financial Services Bill and the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive.  
Apprenticeships »
Apprenticeships are a valuable way of developing new and existing talent. Our guide to getting started shows that it isn't as difficult as you might think.
Disruptive Influences: Technology, politics and change in the financial sector »
'Disruptive Influences: Technology, politics and change in the financial sector' looks at the new risks emerging from this new wave of digital change and what challenges this offers for public policy regulation and wider society.
Media centre »
Welcome to the CII's Media Centre where you can stay up to date with our news releases, downloadable resources and information on our latest projects.
Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) passed and MiFID-2 nears UK implementation »
The Insurance Distribution Directive (formerly known as the re-cast Insurance Mediation Directive or IMD-2) has been passed with significant increases in consumer protection including scope and professional standards.
CII response to Financial Advice Market Review »
The CII welcomes the Government's efforts to make financial advice, in its broadest definition, accessible to all. Regardless of which service the adviser is giving, or the channel or label used, standards, training, accreditation and revalidation must be at its heart.

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