Thinkpiece - The Future »
Dan Glaser recently spoke to the Insurance Institute of London,
outlining his vision of the role insurance will play into the
Hot Topic - Climate Change »
In the developed world, we all take food and water supplies for
granted, but with climate change firmly on the global agenda, it is
perhaps something that the whole world needs to be paying more
Big data in general insurance - CII consultation response »
The CII's response to the FCA's consultation on Big Data in
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.
HM Treasury consultation: public financial guidance »
The CII believes that unregulated public financial guidance, as
the backbone of the Government's national financial capability
strategy, can provide meaningful help to consumers at various
stages in their lives. We think that the Government, through
designated public bodies, should play a coordinating role.
CII Public Affairs Update Issue 6 2015 »
The CII's Public Affairs updates contain news from
Westminster and Whitehall, Europe and the regulator. This issue
covers a changes to SIMR and the SM&CR, the Spending Review and
Big Data in General Insurance.
the Public Affairs Update »
The Senior Insurance Managers Regime explained »
In this Faculty video we look at the impending Senior Insurance
Managers Regime (SIMR) from the Prudential Regulatory Authority and
the Financial Conduct Authority outlining the changes to conduct
rules and the reformed approved persons regime. The new
regime. which comes into effect from March 2016, with
some apsects in place from January 2016, will impact not only
board members but those undertaking key functions and should be
understood by all those in or seeking to step up to, senior
Autumn statement 2015 »
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 25 November 2015, which are subject to
Economic background »
Capital taxes »
Personal taxation »
Business taxes »
Tax administration and
Tax avoidance, evasion and
Main income tax allowances and
Income tax rates and
Pensions Act 2014 - the single tier pension »
The waiting will soon be over - sort of. From 6 April next year,
state retirement benefits will be streamlined under the banner of
the single-tier pension and contracting-out will be no more. Of
course, this being pensions, it was never going to be that easy and
quite right too. The new system will be relatively straightforward,
but the devil is in the transition.
The Paris climate change conference: what does it mean for insurance? »
Climate change has important implications for us as insurers and
individuals. The world summit in Paris on climate change in
December 2015, known as COP21, therefore merits our attention.
CII Skills Survey 2015 »
The CII's 2015 membership skills survey gives a snapshot of the
current skills situation across the UK insurance sector.
Regulatory Radar »
The world of regulation and legislation is ever changing, so to
help keep you up-to-date with developments, our Regulatory Radar
covers the latest news from regulators and legislators, both in the
UK and Europe.
Drones are becoming an increasing part of everyday life and they
need to be better regulated.
Financial Advice Market Review – The Journal »
A brief look at the Treasury and FCA's examination of the
financial advice market.