Training Workshops

UK Finance deliver a programme of training workshops, webinars and eLearning throughout the year. Our aim is to lead the discussion amidst a changing industry landscape. To view a downloadable list of our courses click here.

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    The Chief Risk Officer Network

    Life is certainly not dull for a Chief Risk Officer (SM4 holder) of a Challenger, Specialist or Small Firm, who needs not just to learn from the mistakes of the past, but, be able to control a turbulent and uncertain future. So, how does a Chief Risk Officer (CRO) make an impossible job possible?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 20th September 2018


    The Heads of Operational Risk Network

    The Heads of Operational Risk Network in partnership with GOLD and the Institute of Operational Risk is a unique opportunity for Heads of Operational Risk within UK Finance firms to meet quarterly in a confidential  setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 25th September 2018


    Audit and Survey in Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending

    This two-day course is aimed at Auditors, Surveyors and Managers looking to gain a basic to intermediary understanding of the best ways to complete an audit or survey visit.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 26-27th September 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (Both days)


    ILAAP Principles Best-Practice: Stress Testing and Optimum Liabilities Strategy

    This workshop presents best-practice ILAAP principles and draws out the main pointers and processes necessary to ensure efficient ILAAP results, as well as an optimised balance sheet and bank liabilities strategy.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 27th September 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    ICAAP Best Practice

    The ICAAP regime is an important and resource-heavy process that is of vital significance in the regulatory review process, more so in the era of Basel III. The requirements of the Basel III capital rules also have considerable balance sheet

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 28th September 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Economic Crime Academy Online

    The UK Finance online Economic Crime Academy in partnership with Synectics Solutions is a series of free educational training webinars designed to help educate SIRA and UK Finance members on the latest aspects of fraud

    Venue: Online
    Date: First webinar: 2 October


    Free webinar: Addressing the growing threat of impersonation fraud in financial services

    This webinar is the first in a series of informative online events that will provide an in-depth analysis of the latest threats and trends in fraud and financial crime – with recommendations from experts at UK Finance and Synectics Solutions on the best ways in which to deal with these types of threats.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 2nd October 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm (Duration: 1 hour)


    Free Webinar: Vulnerability Academy Q & A

    The Academy is a seven month programme where senior managers will have the opportunity to meet, question, and work with leading thinkers across sectors. The webinar allows delegates and potential delegates to ask questions about the programme directly to the faculty.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 2nd October 2018 / Time: 14:30 – 15:30


    Senior Managers Regime: How to Prepare for a Regulatory Visit

    Using practical examples and drawing on direct experience both of the regulators’ own enforcement perspectives and of the way in which the investigative process works, this breakfast meeting will offer practical insights and guidance.

    Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Exchange House, Primrose St, London EC2A 2EG
    Date: 9th October 2018 / Time: 08:00 – 10:30


    Legal Issues of Invoice Finance

    This course is aimed at staff looking for an understanding of the current legal issues underlining the provision of invoice finance and will cover topics such as fraud, acquisitions and insolvency.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 10th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Client & Relationship Management

    This course will focus on the demands of the Account Manager’s role, how to approach Clients and how to balance service, income and security issues in the Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending Industry.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 10th – 11th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (Both days)


    Conduct Risk and Culture Academy

    Senior Managers in regulated firms want to gain detailed knowledge of Conduct Risk management, alongside practical skills and understanding of best practice, in order to implement the changes in conduct and culture that are required by their firm’s board and

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 11th October – 3rd December 2018


    Free Webinar: The Clouds are lifting

    In this webinar Temenos will discuss how cloud banking is far more than simply a delivery platform for banking services.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 10th October 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00 (Duration: 1 hour)


    The MLRO Network

    With personal responsibility for identifying, detecting, escalating, reporting, managing and training of staff on Anti Money Laundering procedures the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) within a small regulated firm is challenging.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 11th October 2018


    Bank ALCO Governance and Process Best Practice

    Regulators worldwide stress the importance of a bank’s asset-liability committee (ALCO) process as an essential part of effective risk management infrastructure and balance sheet management capability in a bank. This one-day workshop has been designed to raise awareness and understanding

    Venue: London
    Date: 15th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Free Webinar: Six reasons to transition to IRB

    More and more banks and building societies have ‘achieving Internal Ratings Based (IRB) capital status’ on their list of medium-term goals. This enables organisations to optimise their capital and gain a competitive advantage in a market that is experiencing a high rate of emergence of new banks.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 16th October 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm (Duration: 1 hour)


    Free webinar: Registers of Scotland’s Digital Discharge Service – how to increase security and help prevent mortgage fraud

    The Digital Discharge Service replaces the paper-based process with a fully digital service that centralises the activities of solicitors, lenders and RoS. This service delivers the highest level of security, reducing fraud risk through individual logins and digital signatures, is efficient and intuitive, and can be completed in a fraction of the time.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 17th October 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm (Duration: 1 hour)


    Intraday Liquidity

    Intraday liquidity has become a hot topic amongst regulators since the banking crisis, the regulator has shifted more responsibility to the commercial banks to regulate their own liquidity in order to avoid a situation where one bank’s failure brings about stresses on other banks through the intraday settlement system.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 19th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Assessment Methods for Operational Risks and Controls

    The topics covered in this course will primarily focus on integrating risk assessment as part of core business activities, performing risk assessment to respond to a significant change event inside or outside the firm and performing periodic assessments.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 23rd October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Free Webinar: Evidencing competency and combating employee compliance fatigue

    Compliance and HR functions in regulated firms still face an uphill struggle engaging their staff with mandatory compliance training. Many report rising employee compliance fatigue and many recognise that the traditional approach to training is failing to deliver the knowledge and competency outcomes demanded by the business and the regulators.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 23rd October 2018 / Time: 15:00 – 16:00


    How the Financial Ombudsman Service Works

    The Dispute Resolution Handbook sets out the rules and regulations for the FOS. But what does that really look like in practice, and how does it work in the day to day?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 24th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 13:00


    The Heads of Compliance Network

    Network participants also receive timely and relevant insights from UK Finance policy directors, regulators, government spokespeople and key subject matter experts.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 25th October 2018


    Free Webinar: Reputation Risk – ‘What to do when bad news surfaces?’

    Media enquiries, regulatory or police investigations, sensitive litigation, operational issues, pressure groups, aggrieved customers, disaffected employees and activist shareholders can all put at risk the reputation of a firm, its brands and its directors. Some firms, however, are still not managing this risk appropriately.

    Venue: Online
    Date: 30th October 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 12:00 (Duration: 1 hour)


    The CoSec Network

    The CoSec Network in partnership with governance experts Atkis and Nestor Advisors is a unique opportunity for Company Secretaries and Governance Officers within UK Finance firms to meet quarterly in a confidential setting to discuss challenges, evaluate opportunities and solve problems with their peers.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30th October 2018


    Advanced Financial Analysis

    This course is aimed at Client Managers, Risk and Operations staff and new and existing sales staff.

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30th October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Hanging On and Letting go! The Art of Delegation Under SMCR

    This workshop aims to use the regulatory framework of SMCR to help firms and individuals think about how they might evidence and manage delegated authority that they give to team members on their behalf.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 31st October 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 11:30


    Handling Complaints in 2018 – What’s Changed?

    This very practical workshop will help you to get under the skin of complaints, to understand more about how complaining can make customers feel and react, and what they are really unhappy about.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 7th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Introduction to the Role of the MLRO

    A key focus of the day is confirming the roles and responsibilities of senior FCC, and developing some of the best practices that are required to be managed to ensure your personal success, and to protect your firm.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 8th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    GDPR litigation

    This workshop will walk you through a complex data breach scenario, taking you from crisis point, through a range of challenges, to help you find strategies and actions to mitigate the risk of a data incident developing into a business-critical matter.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 9th November 2018 / Time: 9:00 – 12:00


    RCA Analyst – Facilitator (2 day workshop)

    Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is increasingly found to be an integral part of financial regulator standards. There is a demand to demonstrate the ability to perform effective RCA across the business. Organisational attitude towards applying a transparent cause and effect

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 12th – 13th November 2018 / Time: 08:30 – 17:00 (Both days)


    Auditing Your Culture: Going Beyond Expectations

    Regulators expect banks to manage culture within their business and demonstrate how they are changing it for the better. So what is the best method?

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 14th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Risk Governance : The Perspective of Smaller Banks and Subsidiaries

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis, bank boards and their risk committees (BRCS) have seen their regulatory responsibilities increase significantly in the area of risk governance.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 19th November 2018 / Time: 9:00 – 12:30


    New to Invoice Finance – Selling with Integrity

    This one-day course is primarily aimed at ‘new to invoice finance’ business development and/or client executives. Focussing on the key principles in the IFABL sector and terminology involved, this course will help individuals position and structure facilities that are fit for purpose.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 20th November 2018 / Time: 9:00 – 17:00


    SMCR Board Packs Uncovered

    This seminar is aimed at authors reporting to boards, committees and ExCo and will be exploring the impact of SMCR on board reporting. It will address the question “what does good look like?” for reports in the SMCR climate.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 21st November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 13:00


    Open Source Intelligence and Investigation – Two-day workshop

    This programme equips analysts and investigators with comprehensive knowledge and research skills that can be employed when using online resources across a range of activities in many different sectors.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 26th – 27th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (Both days)


    ILAAP Principles Best-Practice: Stress Testing and Optimum Liabilities Strategy

    This workshop presents best-practice ILAAP principles and draws out the main pointers and processes necessary to ensure efficient ILAAP results, as well as an optimised balance sheet and bank liabilities strategy.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 29th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    ICAAP Best Practice

    The ICAAP regime is an important and resource-heavy process that is of vital significance in the regulatory review process, more so in the era of Basel III. The requirements of the Basel III capital rules also have considerable balance sheet

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30th November 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Vulnerability Academy: Improving outcomes for customers in vulnerable circumstances

    The Vulnerability Academy is an in-depth 6 month programme covering key elements of customer vulnerability with the Money Advice Trust. Key areas include; strategic practice, identifying vulnerability, sales & service, collections & fraud, and innovations…

    Venue: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 30 November 2018 – 17 May 2019


    The Conduct and Culture Network

    The UK Finance Conduct and Culture Network, in partnership with Worksmart, is a free quarterly meeting for senior managers of UK Finance member firms to come together in a confidential setting to share experiences, problem-solve and receive timely and relevant insights from UK Finance policy directors, regulators, government spokespeople and key subject matter experts.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 3rd December 2018


    Interest-Rate Risk in the Banking Book (IRRBB) Best-Practice Principles

    Compliance with the Basel Committee’s standards on interest-rate risk in the banking book (BCBS 368) presents significant challenges to all banks with respect to measurement, calculation and hedging of interest rate risk, and this whole area is the subject of intense focus from the regulatory authorities.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 10th December 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00


    Identifying and Reducing Money Laundering Risks in Correspondent Banking

    Correspondent banking is a vital part of global finance but there is a risk that some of the transactions can represent the proceeds of crime. The speed at which the payments must be processed hinders the identification of suspicious transactions.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 13th December 2018 / Time: 9:00 – 12:30


    RCA Senior Management Briefing – Morning

    The aim of the briefing is to provide Senior Management with the knowledge that they require to understand effective and structured RCA and to subsequently make decisions on the organisation’s RCA strategy.

    Venue: London
    Date: 14th December 2018 / Time: 11:00 – 13:00


    RCA Senior Management Briefing – Afternoon

    The aim of the briefing is to provide Senior Management with the knowledge that they require to understand effective and structured RCA and to subsequently make decisions on the organisation’s RCA strategy.

    Venue: London
    Date: 14th December 2018 / Time: 14:00 – 16:00


    Funds Transfer Pricing and Bank Asset Liability Management

    This one-day workshop provides comprehensive coverage of business best-practice approach to the bank internal funds pricing framework.

    Venue: UK Finance, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
    Date: 17th December 2018 / Time: 09:00 – 17:00