How to prepare for SMCR

The introduction of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) will mean more change for UK insurers in how they ensure that senior staff are appropriately qualified and behave responsibly. Marcus Bonnell describes the main elements of the regime and outlines a plan to deal with it


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