Current regulatory frameworks aren’t robust enough to protect consumers. The FCA is stepping in, overhauling expectations about the level of protection firms should provide.
But they want to see real results fast. Businesses must be able to evidence that their culture and conduct risk management framework deliver good customer outcomes. This will be no small task with an anticipated spend of £2.4bn across the industry and many firms facing material costs.
If done right, this can drive positive change for firms as well as consumers. But it goes beyond good intentions – adopting a purpose-led culture, and effectively leveraging data will be critical to truly understand and support your consumers.
What is consumer duty and why is it important?
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Consumer Duty: What’s next? Five focus areas for the months ahead
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Turning compliance into competitive advantage: how to move up the Consumer Duty maturity curve
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Essentials for Consumer Duty implementation
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Consumer Duty: getting implementation on track
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Good outcomes: gearing up for the new consumer duty
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Helping a large insurer strengthen operational resilience to meet regulatory demands
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