Insurance Institute of Aberdeen: Annual Dinner 2024
It is with great pleasure that, on behalf of the Insurance Institute of Aberdeen, we invite you to attend our annual dinner to be held once again at Aberdeen's premium hotel, The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB15 9YA. We can promise you the usual high standard of food and service from the amazing staff at the Marcliffe, as well as after dinner entertainment and most importantly of all, an update from our excellent President Katherine Harvey. The evening will commence with a drink’s reception from 6.30pm, with dinner being called around 7.00pm. As in 2023, we will be raising monies for our chosen charity with a pre-dinner “Heart’s and Mind’s” game. For more information click on the link below - your support of our local institute is greatly appreciated.
Fri 02 Feb 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa
Retirement Planning, Market Volatility and Consumer Duty
We are delighted to invite members to a breakfast with Richard Parkin, Head of Retirement, BNY Mellon & Ben Gutteridge, Portfolio Manager - Multi-Asset Strategies, Invesco. In addition to the persistent market volatility plaguing portfolios, we've also seen the introduction of the Consumer Duty regulation that requires firms to demonstrate that they’re delivering good customer outcomes. Retirement advice is one of the first areas to come under the regulatory spotlight, with the FCA’s thematic review due to report by the end of the year.
Thu 23 Nov 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Ben Gutteridge, Invesco
Broker trading skills in a hard market
This second in our hard market webinar series builds on the learnings of session one but also stands alone in its own right. Informed by the experience of working in multiple hard markets over many decades of experience, allied to an up to the minute appreciation of insurance market developments, this session provides proven broker strategies [in working with both clients and the market] to optimise hard market outcomes. This session will include: • Overview challenges to brokers and clients in a hard market • Understanding the client position • Controlling client dialogue and expectations • Maximising available spend • Demonstrating innovation • Differentiating the risk • Engaging and managing the market • Managing broker time • How to exploit new business opportunities
Wed 15 Nov 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
The Insurance Institute of Aberdeen Curry & Quiz Night
You spoke and we listened. In response to feedback gathered at our Achiever’s Event we are delighted to invite all our members to Curry & Quiz night at the award winning 8848 Restaurant.
Thu 09 Nov 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Directors' and Officers Liability in a hard market - making the case for clients
D&O can be a difficult class of business for clients to understand and insurers/brokers to sell (especially in the current hard market). This session looks at these issues and suggests some practical solutions. The session will include: • A Brief overview of cover and benefits for client • The cyber risk – impact of cyber incidents on D&O exposures and claims • Impact of hard market – rate increases, reductions in cover, sub-limits, insurers exiting the market, importance of risk presentation to insurers. • Tips on overcoming client objections to purchasing cover
Wed 18 Oct 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Latest Intelligence on Tech, Investing, and Tax Planning. New & Next!
The Insurance Institute of Perth and Dundee is happy to announce that their next event will focus on the latest intelligence with regards to tech, investing, and tax planning. A distinguished panel of speakers, consisting of renowned industry experts, will explore essential areas of interest.
Wed 30 Aug 9:15 am – 1:00 pm