Bill Howarth

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April 23, 2014

How to assess and improve your compliance management system

In recent years there has been a great deal of focus on the individual competencies for individuals working in a compliance function (for instance see the  National Occupational Standards of Competence  produced by the UK Financial and Legal Skills Partnership …

February 17, 2014

Setting standards

Last week Sir Richard Lambert published a  consultation paper on the creation of a new professional standards body for the banking industry in the UK, designed to improve standards of conduct and the culture of banks. Key points from the …

April 11, 2012

Why education and training is so important for the financial services sector

After 40 years teaching and training in universities and professional bodies, I was recently asked a question by a student about how, after so much time, it was possible to maintain keenness and enthusiasm about the subject matter of the …