Skillcast is the leading supplier of compliance e-learning to the UK financial services sector, including insurance firms.
Our library of 30+ insurance compliance training courses includes core training for all staff and managers plus more specialist courses on detailed regulatory requirements.
We cover both current compliance topics and help staff prepare for impending regulatory developments. The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) is one such example.
This library is available with a fully managed Compliance LMS on a cost-effective subscription basis.
Solvency II introduced a new, harmonised EU-wide insurance regulatory regime. This course will enable your employees to familiarise themselves with, and better understand Solvency II.
The FCA expects companies to ensure all their appointed representatives are aware of the provisions within the FCA handbook that apply to them. This course outlines the comprehensive regulatory responsibilities of an appointed representative.
Our Insurance Course Library provides 30+ FCA compliance courses tailored for the insurance sector.
As with our FCA Compliance library, these courses protect firms and individual employees through coverage of the FCA Handbook and practical exercises, rigorous assessments and affirmations.
The Client Assets Sourcebook (CASS) outlines a firm's duty to separate its assets from a client's and safeguard these assets. CASS rules cover client money and client assets.
Our CASS for Client Money and Client Assets Course explains the FCA's rules for administering these client assets with a focus on both custody and client money rules.
Insurers, or individuals acting for them, must treat customers fairly when handling claims. This course enables your employees to understand and learn the basic claims handling process found in the General Insurance sector, as well as its regulatory requirements.
Educate your employees on how to receive and handle complaints from retail clients in the financial services sector.
Get an overview of the FCA's conduct of business rules for consumer credit firms.
Our Conduct Risk Course covers the right way your employees should conduct themselves, from the way they treat customers, incentivise staff, deal with conflicts of interest, to how they develop products and sell them.
Educate your employees on the conduct risks they may encounter in day-to-day business and how to manage them.
Certified Persons are individuals in roles outside of senior management who could still cause significant harm to a firm or its customers by breaching SMCR rules.
This SMCR Conduct Rule course helps your Certified Persons to learn about the five Individual Conduct Rules they must adhere to, their contraventions, and their application in practical situations.
Senior Managers are required to comply with the FCA's five Individual Conduct Rules (ICRs) and four Senior Managers Rules (SMRs). They also need to take 'reasonable steps' to prevent breaches.
This SMCR Conduct Rule course helps your Senior Managers to learn about these rules, their contraventions and their application in practical situations.
The management of conflicts of interests is understandably high on the FCA's conduct risk agenda.
Educate your employees on how conflicts of interest in the insurance sector can arise and how such conflicts should be managed.
Contract certainty was developed in response to regulatory concerns about the 'deals now – details later' culture of the insurance industry.
This course enables your employees to familiarise themselves with and better understand the principles of contract certainty within insurance.
Educate your employees on the fundamental responsibilities of professionals working in the insurance sector, including the ones they have towards your Company as their employer, as well as customers and third parties.
Companies have a legal obligation to ensure that vulnerable individuals do not suffer any detriment and are given the appropriate level of care.
Our Fair Treatment of Vulnerable Customers Course will help your employees to better identify, understand and address the needs of those in vulnerable circumstances.
The General Insurance Pricing Practices signal a new chapter in the FCA's focus on fairly-priced insurance products which provide real value to customers.
Learn what these rules are, how they apply to each role, and how you can use them to provide fair value to customers.
Educate your employees on the FCA's conduct of business rules for cancellation and claims that apply to the insurance business.
Educate your employees on the FCA's conduct of business rules for dealing with and using distance communications in the insurance business.
Educate your employees on the FCA's general conduct of business rules in the insurance business.
Educate your employees on the FCA's conduct of business rules for providing information and advising in the insurance business.
Educate your employees on what Information Barriers are, the different kinds of Information Barriers that exist in the insurance sector, and what laws and regulations they should follow to ensure compliance.
The Insurance Act 2015 represents the most significant reform of insurance contract law in the UK for over a century.
This Course will help your employees to understand the key aspects of the Insurance Act. Plus, they'll learn about the provisions surrounding late insurance claims payments enacted as part of the Enterprise Act 2016.
The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) replaced the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) in February 2018.
Educate your employees on the IDD, the key elements of the new Directive and the rule modifications that will be required in day-to-day business.
Educate your employees on how the UK's financial services industry is regulated. They will learn how regulations impact everything at your Company and that compliance with them is an individual, as well as a collective, responsibility.
Educate your employees on the responsibilities they carry as professionals working in the UK's insurance industry.
They'll learn about the importance of complying with the rules laid down by the FCA and, where appropriate to your Company, the Prudential Regulation Authority.
One of the cornerstones of the SMCR is a set of five Individual Conduct Rules (ICRs) that apply to all individuals working in financial services.
This SMCR Conduct Rules course helps Non-certified Persons learn about ICRs, their contraventions and their application to practical situations relevant to their roles
The Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation has applied since 1 January 2018.
Educate your employees on the key points of the PRIIPs regulation including the production and delivery of mandatory key information to retail investors.
Educate your employees on the FCA's 11 Principles for Businesses that apply to financial firms in the UK.
Educate your employees on the Prudential Standards for financial businesses in the UK.
Educate your senior managers on the responsibilities they under the FCA's systems and controls regime for financial services firms in the UK.
Educate your employees on the FCA's rules for training and competence of staff in the financial services business.
Educate your employees on the FCA's requirements for Treating Customers Fairly and managing Conduct Risk.