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The Year in Governance, Risk & Compliance – 2019

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Yesterday we published a blog post taking a look at what Kind Consultancy has achieved this year and alongside that, we wanted to have a look back over the year in Governance, Risk and Compliance, and what regulatory changes and other issues will have shaped the last 12 months for our clients. Out in the…

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2019: The Year in the Kind Office

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As temperatures drop lower and lower and days get shorter and shorter, we want to take a look back over the last 12 months, and what we’ve achieved here at Kind Consultancy. The start of the year saw a major change for the whole Kind Group as we moved into state of the art, newly…

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Resource Planning: Your Year Ahead

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As we near the end of the year many businesses will be engaging in resource planning, drawing up plans for projected hiring needs in 2020, deciding on budgets and setting headcount numbers. Some of them might then put those plans aside until mid-January or the end of the financial year, before taking them back out…

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Career Corner: The Pros and Cons of Contracting

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You’re a Governance, Risk & Compliance professional. You’ve developed a portfolio of skills and gained an excellent bank of knowledge about your chosen niche and you’ve been working hard the area of the industry you’re really interested in. You’ve been in your current role for some time now, and you know you’re great at it…

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Non-Workplace Pension Regulations

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As we near the end of a turbulent year for the pensions sector, talk naturally turns to what’s going to happen next. The Financial Conduct Authority has talked a lot about non-workplace pensions this year, and we’re expecting this to solidify into actual rule changes in 2020. In July the FCA published a feedback statement…

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Buy Now Pay Later

Buy Now Pay Later – Complain After?

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This week saw the FCA’s final rules on “Buy Now Pay Later” products come into effect.  Amidst increasing media scrutiny on services like Klarna and Clearpay, the rules which were confirmed back in June,  are expected to save consumers at least £40 million a year, and potentially as much as £60 million. As of November…

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Is it time to leave your job?

Career Corner: Time to Leave My Job?

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Is it time to leave my job? It’s a good question. In these guides, we’ve focused on various aspects of how best to conduct yourself across the process of applying and interviewing for a new job. But how do you know when it’s time to set out on that journey? A lot of people face…

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How to Resign the Right Way - resigning in a professional and positive manner

Career Corner: Resigning the Right Way

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So, you’ve decided it’s time to move on to your next challenge. Every time you leave one company to join another, there’s one unavoidable, potentially unpleasant pressure point on that journey – resigning. How can you let your employer know you’re on the way out with the minimum of stress and drama? Even if you’ve…

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Career Corner: The Benefits of a Business Mentor

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You’ve invested in your career within Governance, Risk & Compliance. Maybe you’re in your second or third position within your specialism and you’ve built up a good bank of technical skills and knowledge, but you’re not sure where to go next. This is the ideal time to find a Business Mentor. Not to be confused…

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Work Experience at Kind Consultancy

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We’ve been joined in the Kind Office this week by our first Work Experience placement, Georgia contacted Kind Consultancy and asked if she could spend a few days out of her half-term working with us.  At the end of her time in the office, we asked our newest team member to tell us a little…

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