Until now EU policy has tended to dominate much of the debate about financial services remuneration in the UK. With Brexit, this will begin to change, and the regulatory environment outside Europe will need more attention, for instance.
Meanwhile Compensation, Rewards and HR managers still have plenty of new UK rules about which to worry, some specifically addressed to remuneration and some affecting it tangentially. In addition, there is a growing focus on socially related areas such as gender pay.
This conference will be the eleventh in this series and is firmly established as the leading event in this field. It will examine the detailed challenges and it will try to take both a short and long term view.
This event is being organised in direct response to demand from the 430 delegates who attended our FS BREXIT Summit at Guildhall in October. Whereas that event focused on the macro picture of the UK’s negotiating strategy, the conference in February will examine the challenge of BREXIT from the perspective of the individual firm and seek to identify the steps that firms can take now in order to preserve their European business interests.
The government is proposing to extend the Senior Managers and Certification (SM&CR) regime to all sectors of the financial services industry, replacing the discredited Approved Persons Regime. The FCA has announced that the extension will take place in 2018.
The conference will bring together an expert speaker panel to discuss the latest policy developments, capacity generation issues and investment climate in relation to meeting the challenges of the UK’s energy market. The event will also discuss the possible implications of BREXIT, and what this means for energy policy and future investment.
On 8 November, HM Treasury announced that 93 firms across the financial services sector have now signed the Women in Finance Charter, which reflects the UK government’s aspiration to see gender balance at all levels across financial services firms. These firms have committed to promote gender diversity by implementing key industry actions as recommended in THE REVIEW into the representation of women in senior managerial positions in financial services by Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO, Virgin Money, published on 22 March.
After a long history of working with HM Treasury on a variety of successful high-level events, City & Financial Global is organising this event, hosted at Bloomberg’s headquarters.
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This highly topical summit explores how best councils and the private sector can work together to meet the Government’s ambitious targets.
Insurance Linked Securities, closely related to risk linked securities and catastrophe bonds, are one of the fastest growing parts of the insurance market. But London has missed out on much of the business to date because the UK does not have rules which allow ILS to be issued, so it has lost out to other jurisdictions.
The recent Review of data-security, consent and opt-outs by Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian of Health & Care has reaffirmed the challenge of information security across an evolving health and care system. The solution lies in successfully integrating people, processes and technology, which NHS Digital is supporting through an expanded offer for its many valued partners.
It has been widely acknowledged that blockchain offers an opportunity to reduce costs, to improve efficiency, to reduce risks and, overall, to provide a better customer service, which ultimately is what financial services need to be all about.
The Market Abuse Regulation only came into effect in the United Kingdom on 3rd July 2016, but, already, its far reaching nature has disturbed the financial community.