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SMCR is about the Who

SMCR is about the WHO?

At its heart, the Senior Managers Regime (SMCR) is about identifying the WHO for responsibilities … get that right and the rest falls in place. If you are an intermediary and recently threw the kitchen sink at the SMCR to ...
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Is your Board Outward Looking

What is the key activity of a Board? If you are thinking Strategy; that’s an output, not an activity. Be outward-looking for two things – opportunities and threats. In Risk Speak, this translates to consideration of: #EmergingRisks – things on the ...
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CoVi Analytics - Managing Group policies across all jurisdictions centrally.

Adopt & Adapt group policies locally with minimal effort

Ensuring consistency in cross-jurisdictional operations, while still catering for local nuances is the biggest challenge for Group Ops (COOs) teams. We recently demonstrated to a North American insurance group how their group policies can be quickly adapted or adopted across ...
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Freedom from Compliance Manuals

“Call it a Compliance Manual and no one will read” … why do we call such an important set of instructions, such a discouraging name? “If you build it, he will come”, often misquoted as “they will come”, was the ...
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CoVi sword-&-Shield

Are your policies Shields or Swords?

Are your business policies Swords – that cut to the point,  or Shields that hide information behind layers and layers of text? Most Policy Suite “Armouries” out there are full of Shields that aren’t very useful in a fight against inefficiencies. CoVi Analytics can help ...