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.
SIMR, conduct rules, approved persons »
A briefing covering the forthcoming Senior Insurance Managers
Regime (SIMR), changes to conduct rules and the reformed approved
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
What consumers want: pensions freedoms and the "new normal" »
Research by the CII conducted in late 2015 on how consumers are
accessing pensions following the "pensions freedoms" coming into
Clearer communications vital to consumer trust »
Independent research commissioned by the CII has identified that
customers want greater empathy, clarity and consistency from
providers when accessing their pensions under the new
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
Measuring professional outcomes for consumers and SMEs »
To track whether and to what extent raising professional
standards in GI has improved the experience and outcomes for retail
and SME consumers.
The Last Generation? »
An expert analysis into the issues and agreements made at the
Paris climate change conference and their implications for
Insurance Fraud Task Force final report »
A briefing summarising the detailed findings and recommendations
of a task force looking into insurance and claims fraud.
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.
Following the devastation caused by Storm Desmond in December,
we examine the insurance industry's response to see if lessons have
been learned from 2009.