The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) is a key regulation that has applied to all banking, insurance and financial services firms since December 2019.
Our library of e-learning courses helps raise awareness and comprehension of the conduct rules. They also ensure a deeper understanding of the practical application of specific rules directly relating to each employee, as required by the FCA.
We offer versions of each course tailored for Banking, Building Societies, Insurance and Solo-regulated firms (Core, Enhanced, Limited scope).
The UK's financial services sector was rocked by scandals ranging from miss-selling to market manipulation over the past decade. This led to the launch of the SMCR.
Introduction to SMCR will help your employees gain a basic understanding of how these conduct rules affect them and your firm.
SMCR Overview provides your employees with a more thorough understanding of the key steps needed to comply with the conduct rules.
Statements of Responsibilities, regulator pre-approvals, reasonable steps to stop breaches and duty of responsibility to identifying and assessing Certified Persons.
Senior Managers must comply with the FCA's five Individual Conduct Rules (ICRs), four Senior Managers Rules (SMRs) and take 'reasonable steps' to prevent breaches.
Conduct Rules for Senior Managers helps your team learn about these rules, their contraventions and their application in practical situations.
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.
Conduct Rules for Certified Persons explains the five Individual Conduct Rules they must adhere to, their contraventions and their practical application.
The five Individual Conduct Rules (ICRs) are a cornerstone of SMCR that apply to all individuals working in financial services.
Conduct Rules for Non-certified Persons helps your team understand the ICRs, their contraventions and their application to practical situations relevant to their roles.
The FCA has indicated it is prepared to consider non-financial misconduct when assessing fitness and propriety.
This microlearning course will help your employees identify cases of non-financial misconduct and understand what can be done to promote a healthy conduct culture.