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A successful results day for our CISI Chartered Wealth Manager students.
With the announcement that the SMCR implementation date for insurers is the 10th December. We are on a 5 month countdown and to help get you off to a great start access our condensed summary of the FCA Policy Statement 18/15.
The FCA have provided the near-final rules for extending the SM&CR to FCA firms. We have broken this 412 page document down into a handy condensed document, providing all the key points.
Take a look at our overview of CP18/12 and CP18/13.
Our Senior Partner reviews the key points of the FCA business plan affecting the industry as a whole and focuses on some sector specific issues.
Are you a Marketing professional working within a financial services firm? Make sure you and your firm are able to answer these key questions around GDPR to ensure that you are on track to compliance.
Take a look at 20 key questions to get your T&C audit up and running and ensuring that it stays on track.
Use our aide memoire to ensure the suitability of advice you provide to your clients matches the requirements of the regulator.
With the delayed implementation date of IDD approaching on the 1st October 2018. It is important to take a look at what is expected. Keeping in mind the industry should now already be well prepared for the 1st October.
Follow our 10 steps to initiating an effective cultural change that will be sustainable.
Our Senior Partner Julia Kirkland takes a look at some of the impacts of BREXIT on the asset management sector.
Take a look at a selection of our upcoming public open courses and access our full schedule.
Would you benefit from knowing you have monthly structured CPD being delivered direct to your desk? That is what our Advice Matters Publication does for our Adviser clients. Providing them peace of mind with 12 hours of structured CPD over the year for just £35.
If you’re looking to take the CISI Chartered Wealth Manager exam here’s all you need to know to get started.
Another successful results day for our candidates across the CISI Chartered Wealth Manager exams.
Keep up to date with the latest information around the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD).
A look into what we should all be focusing on one month after MIFID II implementation.
MIFID II – Impact of changes workshops,
A condensed paper covering the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all FCA regulated firms (CP 17/26) and including the transitional arrangements for insurers and individuals to the SMCR (CP 17/41).
Book CISI accredited study support here at FSTP and find out why our training is a cut above the rest
A condensed paper covering the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime to all FCA regulated firms (CP 17/25) and including the transitional arrangements, CP 17/40.
HM Treasury have announced who will be taking over as the new Chair of the FCA in April 2018.
Have your say on the FCA’s approach to both Authorisation and Competition.
Take an early look at some of our forthcoming open courses. Booking are already being taken for our 2018 courses, so take a look at what is available and get in touch with the team if you have any questions or require something more tailored to your current requirements.
Is your T&C scheme ready to cover the wave of incoming regulation for 2018?
As the MiFID II deadline draws closer the thorny and sensitive topic of K&C is bubbling up as a major concern for our clients.
A look at some of the upcoming open courses running during Autumn.
Today saw the release of the CISI June narrative exam results. These included all three of the level 7 Chartered Wealth Manager papers. Our candidates have again exceeded the national average.
What should candidates look out for and what should they expect from a study provider?
Advice Matters is an accredited monthly e-journal. Each edition contains a number of articles written by industry experts, that combine knowledge and skills related topics, with technical and regulatory updates.
You can access FSTP’s summary of the FCA CP17/26 and PRA CP14/17 here.
You can access our summary document of CP17/25 here.
The FCA have released the consultation paper on their proposals for extending the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. They will be accepting feedback until 3 November 2017.
FSTP’s condensed version of the consultation paper will follow shortly.
Don’t worry if you missed it. Julia Kirkland was in attendance and provides her round up of what sounds like an interesting event.
What impact will the implementation of the EU Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) have on the Insurance Industry? UK firms are required to comply by the 23rd February.
A look at some of the upcoming open courses running after the summer holidays.
The wait is finally over for the FCA’s final policy statement on the implementation of MiFID II. But it doesn’t look like a relaxing summer read, so get a head start with our summary of the document here.
The FCA have released the final market study into the asset management sectors. Find out the remedies being taken forward to address the issues identified.
What is the early impact of the election results for the industry, and the implications moving forward for the scheduled regulatory updates?
The results from the 2016 Suitability of Advice review have been released, along with some important information for firms moving forward.
What are the key messages from the FCA business plan 17/18.
Nobody likes to receive complaints but when you do how you handle them can have a big impact on your business.
The FCA has issued PS17/9 that explains how the duty of responsibility will be enforced throughout the industry.
Today we are delighted to announce a strategic partnership between 3aaa and FSTP. This Partnership will benefit all those who are effected by the Apprentice Levy.
Have you thought about taking the CFA® programme as your preferred study route? If you have, take advantage of the free 1-day introductory class with our strategic partners Quartic Training.
Here are some open courses we are running this Spring. We tend to use a two- or three-hour capsule learning format for Senior Management, as we know schedules are busy and a day out of the office is quite an ask. The sessions are jam-packed with information, advice and discussion, so you’re guaranteed to get a lot out of them.
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