Date(s) - 15/06/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduction and Background
This online event is focused on how this will affect the approaches you take within your T&C schemes to ensure that they play their part in achieving what firms must consider doing to meet regulatory expectations. As it stated within the CP21/36
Firms extend their focus beyond ensuring narrow compliance with specific rules, to also focus on delivering good outcomes for customers
Amongst other things you may need to review
- The structure and content of your T&C Procedures
- The training needed for new starts
- The way your advisers and support staff interact with customers
- The standards you need to determine competence
- The way you conduct FIT and proper assessments under the Certification Regime
- How your T&C MI contributes to the effective governance of the new consumer duty
- Whether you need to introduce T&C approaches to other business areas
Policy Statement 22/9 sets out how the FCA expects firms to achieve good outcomes for customers and in the process raise standards of protection and improve how financial services markets operate.
The FCA required firms to have an implementation plan in place by the end of October 2022 which created a route map demonstrating how they will comply with the new Consumer Duty. It is not expected that this plan is set in stone. It is still possible to make amendments to it
In order to be successful firms will be looking to perform a gap analysis to identify where they fall short of the expected requirements. It will not be wise to assume that all your existing approaches will stand up in the desired future state.
Your T&C scheme, one of you people management policies, plays an important role. A case could be made that it holds one of the keys to your success. Positioning your T&C scheme or schemes as a true business enabler to deliver good customer outcomes may require you to change some aspects of what you do.
Failing to align your T&C Scheme with the ‘direction of travel’ will mean that firms will struggle to deliver the new Consumer Duty.
- To understand the key elements of the new consumer duty through a T&C lens
- To understand the relationship between good consumer outcomes and competence
- To assess the impact of T&C on people not engaged in Appendix 1 activities
- To identify the impact of behavioural economics on the skills required by your people
- To link T&C management information to support board reporting and the importance of an outside in approach
- To review the role of customer coaching in evidencing good consumer outcomes
How to book
A delegate place is priced at £75+VAT. To book your place email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will issue an invoice. A link will be forwarded shortly before the event