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Jun 2022
14 June 08:00 - 18:00
Millenium Kinightbridge Lodon, 17 Sloane Street
London, SW1X 9NU United Kingdom
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21st Annual Complaints Management Forum

The Largest and Most Inclusive Financial Services Complaints Management Event on the Market Navigate and improve the complaints handling process, implement industry-leading strategies into your team, and stay ahead of […]

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May 2022
31 May 11:00 - 12:00
Online,

Webinar: FCA Business Plan Review 31st May 2022

FCA plan and priorities for 2022/23 Now that the FCA’s Business Plan has been issued, the Worksmart team (and guests) will be discussing and debating the critical regulatory topics for […]

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17 May 09:30 - 11:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Briefing: 17th May 2022

SM&CR – not just a cost to your firm but the cornerstone for ensuring ‘conduct, culture and accountability’. No doubt that over the last 18 months you have heard the […]

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10 May 08:00 - 18:30

Global RegTech Summit – 10th May 2022 – Returning as an in-person event!

THE WORLD’S LARGEST GATHERING OF REGTECH LEADERS AND INNOVATORS IS RETURNING FOR THIS IN-PERSON EVENT! Remember what connecting in-person is like? The Global RegTech Summit is BACK, and this year […]

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Apr 2022
28 April 13:00 - 14:00
Online,

Webinar: Consumer Duty of Care 28th April 2022

The newly proposed Consumer Duty of Care (CDOC) is a topic on everyone’s agenda at the moment. With an increased focus on the end consumer and a key consideration being […]

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28 April 10:30 - 11:30
Online,

Webinar: Consumer Duty through a Training & Competence Lens 28th April 2022

Now that the FCA's plans for the new Consumer Duty have started to sink in, firms are galvanising their project teams and starting their Gap Analyses. However, whilst there is […]

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05 April 11:00 - 12:00
Online,

Virtual Event: Regulatory Guidance for Wealth Managers in 2022

In 2022, Wealth Management firms face a daunting schedule of regulatory changes. ESG, Operational Resilience and Consumer Duty are just a few critical areas amongst many others that are competing […]

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Mar 2022
31 March 09:30 - 17:00
Online,

Virtual Conference: SEAR Ireland 2022

Get key insight into reasonable steps, mapping, HR implications and much more! Worksmart are proud sponsors of this exciting virtual event, which is completely focused on the introduction of SEAR […]

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28 March 11:00 - 12:30
Online,

How will Senior Managers rise to the challenge in implementing the new Consumer Duty?

The new Consumer Duty proposed by the FCA will place the responsibilities of a firm to avoid foreseeable customer harm squarely on the shoulders of Senior Managers and board members. […]

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Feb 2022
24 February 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar: Duty Calls: Complying with higher standards of consumer protection

A new Consumer Duty to be introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in July requires firms with retail clients to review almost every aspect of the relationship with their […]

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22 February 08:30 - 16:50
Online,

SM&CR Virtual Event – Culture & Conduct

Expert Insight into D&I, Non-Financial Misconduct, Culture, Certified Person's Regime and much more! Worksmart are proud Gold sponsors of this exciting 1-day event, which encompasses the guidelines around Senior Manager […]

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15 February 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar: Regulatory Priorities 2022 – Do you know what yours should be?

2021 ended with a bang as the value of FCA fines against firms jumped to a staggering £577m, their highest value in six years. But whilst financial penalties might have […]

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Jan 2022
25 January 09:30 - 11:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Briefing: 25th January 2022

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been with us for some time now, and as a result expectations are changing. The regulatory focus in 2022 continues to be […]

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20 January 09:00 - 10:30
Online,

Webinar: How can you utilise our RegTech to help meet new MAS accountability guidelines

The deadline passed in September 2021 for the MAS accountability regime to be implemented and this upcoming webinar is continuing the discussion on how RegTech can help firms meet the […]

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Dec 2021
09 December 11:00 - 11:30
Online,

Webinar: Technology’s Vital Role In Enabling Firms To Meet The FCAs Complaints DISP Rules

It is clear that in these unprecedented times, with some employees having worked from home for 18 months now, technology will continue to play a vital role in enabling firms […]

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06 December 14:00 - 16:00
Online,

Webinar: The Future of Regulation Briefing 2021

Regulation, Data and Tech – How they can work in harmony? The regulatory landscape is changing all of the time. The publication of the Regulatory Initiatives Grid will have brought […]

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Nov 2021
30 November 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar: Avoiding Culture Fatigue

Just when firms thought they could catch their breath; satisfied that key culture risks had been controlled during COVID-19, they’ve had to quickly turn their attention to meet greater regulatory […]

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30 November 09:00 - 15:00
Online,

Webinar: TISA 2nd Annual Culture Conference

A healthy corporate culture is key to facilitate an environment in which employee wellbeing thrives and therefore also critical to a company’s success. The concept of culture has now been […]

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17 November 09:00 - 10:30
Online,

Webinar: How can you utilise our RegTech to help meet new MAS accountability guidelines

With the implementation deadline of the 10th September 2021 having now passed, firms should be considering how they will be managing the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Accountability Regime as […]

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Oct 2021
26 October 10:00 - 12:30

FLA Asset Finance Conference – What Next? – 26 October 2021

After Brexit, lockdowns and economic uncertainty, what next for asset finance? The opening keynote speaker, KPMG’s Chief Economist, will provide an overview of the economic challenges and opportunities. Worksmart Julie […]

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19 October 09:30 - 11:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Briefing: 19th October

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been with us for some time now, and as a result expectations are changing. The regulatory focus will be around firms providing […]

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14 October 08:00 - 18:30

Global RegTech Summit – 14th October 2021

THE WORLD’S LARGEST GATHERING OF REGTECH LEADERS AND INNOVATORS IS RETURNING AS A HYBRID EVENT! Remember what connecting in-person is like? The Global RegTech Summit is returning again this year as […]

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Sep 2021
22 September 10:30 - 15:45
Online,

RegTech in Financial Services 22nd – 23rd September 2021

With the most recently published FCA Business plan focussing heavily on the role technology and data plays in the regulatory world, this inaugural two-day event hosted by Infoline, is a […]

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Aug 2021
10 August 12:00 - 13:00

Webinar: FCA Business Plan 2021-22 – 10th August 2021

Its that time again! Now that the FCA's Business Plan has been issued, the Worksmart team (and guests) will be discussing and debating the critical regulatory topics for firms to […]

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05 August 12:00 - 13:00

Webinar: Operational Resilience & Outsourcing: 5th August 2021

Operational resilience has been thrust higher up the regulatory agenda over the last 12/18 months as firms and individuals alike have had to completely re-engineer the way they have operated […]

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Jul 2021
22 July 12:00 - 13:00

Webinar: Measuring Organisational Culture: 22nd July 2021

Constant reminders by The FCA on the importance of Culture is challenging leaders of regulated financial firms to move from saying, “We need to measure Culture“ to asking “What are […]

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20 July 10:30 - 12:00

Webinar: SMCR Virtual Breakfast Briefing: 20th July 2021

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been with us for some time now, and as a result expectations are changing.  The regulatory focus will be around firms providing […]

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13 July 12:00 - 13:00
Online,

Have You Transitioned Your SM&CR Certification?

SM&CR has been part of the regulatory landscape for Banking & Insurance for 5 years now and much less so for FCA solo regulated firms. But even some banks and […]

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07 July 14:00 - 15:00
Online,

Webinar: Transitioning SM&CR into Business as Usual: 7th July 2021

SM&CR has been part of the regulatory landscape for Banking & Insurance for 5 years now, and whilst its much less than that for FCA solo regulated firms, there is […]

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Jun 2021
22 June 10:00 - 11:30
Online,

Webinar: Have You Implemented The MAS Guidelines For Accountability Within Your Organisation Yet?: 22nd June 2021

As Accountability Regimes are rolled out around the Globe, the "Award Winning" team here at Worksmart invite you to join us for this event very specifically focused on the Singapore […]

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21 June 21/06/2021 - 23/06/2021

Global Summit: City Week Annual Financial Services Forum

Now in its 11th year, City and Financial are hosting City Week, the premier gathering of the international financial services community. This brings together industry leaders and policy makers from […]

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09 June 10:00 - 11:30
Online,

Webinar: SM&CR: Tick-Box Exercise Or Foundation For Culture Change?: 9th June 2021

FCA solo regulated firms are now completing the transition of SM&CR requirements into ‘Business as Usual’ but what exactly does this look like? In the second of our popular webinars, […]

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May 2021
27 May 10:30 - 12:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Breakfast Briefing: 27th May 2021

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been with us for some time now, but should we be cautious about losing focus and our attention being directed elsewhere? For […]

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26 May 15:00 - 16:30
Online,

Webinar: SM&CR: Tick-Box Exercise Or Foundation For Culture Change?: 26th May 2021

FCA solo regulated firms are now completing the transition of SM&CR requirements into ‘Business as Usual’ but what exactly does this look like? As this transition continues, knowingly or not, […]

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25 May 13:00 - 14:00
Online,

Webinar: Measuring Culture – What the Bank Of England Research Tells Us

Regulated firms have struggled to measure Culture, often citing that ‘it’s far too difficult and abstract’ to define and manage effectively. Such reasoning in 2021 won’t wash with regulators, shareholders […]

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19 May 12:00 - 12:30
Online,

Reducing the administrative burden of SM&CR – CSA Webinar: 19th May

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) has recently impacted the Credit & Collections industry and it was introduced to ensure that Senior Managers are individually accountable for their business […]

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18 May 12:00 - 13:00

Senior Leaders Still Need Development And Here Is How To Tell Them!

Leaders making their way into senior leadership in the financial sector do so because of their unique strengths; expertise, experience, drive and resilience. But in today’s uncertainty and complexity, these […]

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11 May 11/05/2021 - 13/05/2021
Online,

Virtual Conference: 4th Global RegTech Summit: 11th-13th May 2021

FinTech Global and RegTech Analyst are hosting their 4th Annual Global RegTech Summit, virtually on 11th-13th May 2021. With RegTech firmly on the FCA's agenda in the UK, the conference […]

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Apr 2021
27 April 27/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
Online,

Operational Resilience in Technology – 27th – 28th April 2021

Infoline are hosting a 2-day Operational Resilience in Technology, conference virtually on 27th -28th April 2021. This event will provide policy updates from the Bank of England, and allow firms […]

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Mar 2021
23 March 09:30 - 13:30

Virtual Conference: RegTech In The Finance & Leasing Sector, 23rd March

The FLA will be hosting its first remote conference in 2021 on the important subject of .Regulation Technology (RegTech) The conference will focus on how technology is influencing change in […]

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16 March 09:30 - 11:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Breakfast Briefing: 16th March

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) has been with us for some time now, but should we be cautious about losing focus and our attention being directed elsewhere? For […]

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09 March 09/03/2021 - 10/03/2021

Virtual Conference 2: 9th & 10th March

Following on from the success of the inaugural PIMFA Virtual Fest in June 2020, PIMFA are running a second Virtual Fest which will take place on 9th and 10th March […]

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Feb 2021
25 February 12:00 - 13:00

Webinar: Good Culture Doesn’t Just Happen: 25th February

If Culture is what people do when no one is looking, then 2021 might prove to be as challenging to your Conduct and Culture risk frameworks as the last nine […]

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24 February 24/02/2021 - 25/02/2021

Virtual Conference: SMCR and Conduct and Culture In The Time Of Covid-19, 24th & 25th February

As SMCR becomes part of everyday life in Financial Services, this conference discusses how to develop conduct standards and healthy cultures in the context of Covid-19. David Blunt, Head of […]

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22 February 09:20 - 16:30

Virtual Conference: Preparing For The Implementation Of The Certification Regime, 22nd February, 09.20-16.30

City & Financial are running a virtual conference on 22nd February on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. The conference is particularly timely as solo-regulated firms make their final preparations […]

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11 February 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar: “Regulatory Predictions for the Year Ahead” – 11th February, 11.00

2020 was a tumultuous year for most of the UK population, regardless of what sector you worked in. Within the Financial Services Sector, not only did we go through our […]

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04 February 13:30 - 16:15

Virtual Conference: SMCR Virtual Briefing : 4th February 2021

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FCA announced that the deadline for solo-regulated firms to undertake the first assessment of the fitness and propriety of their certified persons […]

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Jan 2021
19 January 09:30 - 11:00

Webinar: SM&CR Virtual Breakfast Briefing: 19th January 2021

Solo Regulated Firms have been living with the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) now since December 2019, and the impact of Covid-19 means the landscape of our professional world […]

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14 January 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar: “Culture, Cynefin, Capacity & Complexity in 2021” – 14th January, 11.00

Business and regulators recognise that organisations with a purposeful culture deliver better results. In the FCA discussion paper (DP20/1) of March this year, firm after firm highlighted that defining and […]

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Dec 2020
02 December 10:00 - 11:30

Webinar: Conduct & Culture – 2nd December, 10.00-11.30

The UK Finance Conduct and Culture Forum is a quarterly meeting for senior managers of finance service firms who lead the Conduct Risk & Culture agenda in their firm. It […]

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Nov 2020
26 November 09:00 - 17:30

Virtual Conference: Conduct, Culture & Covid-19

The 6th Annual Culture and Conduct Forum builds on the success of the five previous editions, all of which have been very well attended and highly rated by speakers, delegates […]

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24 November 11:00 - 12:00

Webinar – “Making T&C Work For You Post Certification”

The FCA's Training & Competence (TC) regime supports consumers by making sure that financial services employees are appropriately qualified and well regulated. The regime itself comprises of two main components:- […]

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19 November 14:45 - 16:30
Free

Credit & Collections Annual Technology Awards 2020

The Credit & Collections Technology Awards recognise, excellence and innovation in the UK credit and collections industry. These prestigious Awards are judged by an independent panel of industry experts. We […]

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12 November 14:00 - 17:00
Online,
Free

IA Webinar – SM&CR Briefing: One Year On

SM&CR came into force for all FCA-regulated firms in December 2019. Since then, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought SM&CR into sharp focus. Join us for the SM&CR Briefing: One Year […]

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Oct 2020
23 October 12:00 - 13:00
Online,
Free

Caresmart – Short Demonstration

This 30mins webinar will provide an overview of Caresmart and for any questions to be answered.

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15 October 10:30 - 12:00
Online,
Free

SM&CR Virtual Briefing

Solo Regulated Firms have been living with the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR) now since December 2019, and the impact of Covid-19 means the landscape of our professional world […]

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Sep 2020
22 September 22/09/2020 - 23/09/2020
Online,
Free

Global Regtech Summit

Worksmart are sponsoring the Global Regtech Summit, being held on 22nd September. Due to CV19, the Summit is now vitual. The event is key because it will explore how the […]

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17 September 14:00 - 17:40
Online,
Free

TISA – SM&CR Post Implementation Forum

This Forum will be a timely platform for firms to debate SM&CR post-implementation challenges and share best practices and serves as an opportunity for delegates to hear the view from the regulator

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15 September 12:00 - 13:00
Online,
Free

The not so hidden cost of non-compliance webinar

In this FREE 60 minute webinar, we evaluate the post COVID-19 role compliance and risk professionals will play in shaping the future of the business, anticipating risks to protect the firm, it’s bottom line and its reputation.

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