CII member economic outlook and Brexit survey results »
This edition of the CII Member
Survey indicates a significant fall in confidence for 2017 among
CII members, across all three key indicators measuring economic,
business and employment prospects. Following growth in all indices,
the yearly change in 2016 is the greatest one-year fall for each
index since records began in 2011.
More than just the big print: meeting the needs of an ageing population »
Providers and advisers face an on-going challenge of delivering
inclusive services to the growing number of oldest old and others
faced with similar complex needs.
Good leadership. Culture, ethics and conduct in financial services »
CII and CMI report on the role of senior leaders in developing
good culture and behaviours within financial services.
CII/PFS Statement: FCA Consultation Paper - Reviewing the funding of the FSCS »
Responding to the release of the FCA's Consultation
Reviewing the funding of the FSCS, Keith Richards,
Managing Director (Engagement) at the Chartered Insurance Institute
and Chief Executive of the Personal Finance Society, has welcomed
the opportunity for stakeholders to provide feedback on potential
reforms to both the FSCS levy and the cost of professional
indemnity insurance, and the suggestion that the burden of FSCS
funding will be shifted to higher risk segments of the
FCA Appropriate Qualification Exam Standards »
The updating of the Appropriate Examination Standards has been a
priority for some time and it is pleasing that it has now happened.
We are mindful that the review does not focus on underpinning
structural issues like the make-up of the regulated activities
order itself or changing the levels of the qualification required
for particular activities.
Autumn statement 2016 »
This summary has been prepared very rapidly by Taxbriefs and is
for general information only. It is recommended to seek competent
professional advice before taking or refraining from taking action
on the basis of the contents of this publication. The guide
represents the authors understanding of the law and HM Revenue
& Customs practice as at 23rd November 2016, which are subject
Economic background »
Personal taxation »
Business taxes »
Tax avoidance, evasion and
Main income tax allowances and
Income tax rates and
Policy Briefing: Autumn Statement 2016 »
A short briefing on the areas of the Chancellor's Autumn
Statement of interest to members
The CII responds to the Autumn Statement 2016 »
The CII responds to the Chancellor's Insurance Premium Tax
Apprenticeships levy »
This briefing sets out what is known about the detail of the
levy, as well as the important questions that have yet to be
answered. UPDATED NOVEMBER 2016
CII Briefing: Navigating Brexit »
An update to CII members on the Government's approach to
negotiations to leave the EU, as well as an introduction to some of
the risks and priorities for the insurance sector and wider
HM Treasury definition of advice consultation »
The Personal Finance Society recognises the government's
implicit endorsement of the benefits associated with more people
being able to access information, guidance and advice in respect of
their financial needs.
Building resilient households »
Each year, a million people in the UK suffer a prolonged absence
from work due to sickness. Insurance can, and does, play a
significant role both in helping people cope financially during a
sickness absence and in getting them back to work. Many other
services and agencies also play a major part.
SRI: environmentally, socially and financially useful »
Examines how the retail Sustainable, Responsible and ethical
Investment (SRI) market got to where it is today and why
accelerating the integration of ethical, social and environmental
factors into retail investment planning makes sense.
Claims: the dawning of a new era? »
Insurers and claims management companies will soon be regulated
on equal conduct terms. This should trigger changes in how each
engages with the other. The FCA's focus on claims and compensation
could result in a re-examination of claims practices by insurers.
If significant improvements can be made, might this make CMCs
Public Affairs Update »
The CII public affairs update for the period June-August 2016.
Includes political developments stemming from the Brexit
referendum, and other regulatory announcements.