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Enabling Womens Careers - 19th June - Managing Stress

  • Wed 19 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create a safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage eachother. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session.

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Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Wed 22 May 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Be At One

We need you! To get down to our AGM... Your local institute council invites you to attend their 2024 Annual General Meeting in order to hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members for the forthcoming year. We would welcome attendees from both the CII and PFS, as we wish our council to represent all interests and to shape activities and learning events that reflect your wishes and our broad membership across the two organisations. If you feel you could make a positive contribution to your institute, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved. We are looking for new council members to supplement the team and experience in active roles on council has enhanced many a CV and career. Book your place today.

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WEBINAR - Break the Bias Masterclass

  • Wed 22 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright, Superstar Communicator

Many of our decision making is based on instinctive, unconscious bias. Within business this could impact our ability to make effective decisions. In this powerful session we discover why we rely too much on instinctive choices; why we stereotype others and provide solutions for making better decisions in future. This session challenges people to recognise we ALL have biases, why we have them and what steps we can all make in order to make better business decisions. This is a powerful way to demonstrate the power of an inclusive workplace.

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WEBINAR - Consultative Selling: Elevating Broker Strategies

  • Tue 21 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Matt Owen-James, Zing365

Consultative selling is an approach to sales where the focus is on understanding the customer's specific needs and providing tailored solutions to address those needs. It involves active listening, asking probing questions, and engaging in meaningful conversations to build trust and deliver value to the customer. The aim of this course is to provide you with the skills, knowledge and philosophy on how to effectively implement consultative selling techniques to create long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and increase sales success

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All You Need to Know About the CII Professional Qualifications Pathway

  • Tue 21 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Ian Simons, CII

Aim: to give an overview of the CII professional examination pathway whether you’re new to the sector or a professional looking to progress your career aspirations.

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WEBINAR - The Power of Values

  • Thu 16 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

Every decision we make and every goal we set is guided by our values, but most us live our lives directed by a value set that we haven’t consciously constructed ourselves! This session will allow delegates to gain clarity on their true values, allowing them to pursue happy, fulfilling lives in congruence with their values.

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Lunchtime Webinar - Is a Pension good for your Business?

  • Tue 14 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Darren Amos, Anstee & Co

In this Seminar Darren Amos will discuss the options available to fund retirement through your business, including actual Pension schemes, Buy to Let property and other forms of investment. Darren will look at why it is essential to have a properly planned retirement strategy as a central part of your overall financial planning.

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WEBINAR - Sales Mastery: Hello Science, Goodbye Myths

  • Thu 09 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Tom Flatau, Team Working International Ltd

We know more than ever before about the human brain and how we make decisions – but most of us are still unaware of how to apply these new insights to selling. Most sales methods have not adapted to today’s selling climate. By applying insights from neuroscience research, we demonstrate how traditional selling behaviours can actually result in alienating customers. We explain why this happens and the methods that should be used to really boost sales – especially when we cant always meet face-to-face.

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Enabling Womens Careers - 8th May - The Heroine's Journey

  • Wed 08 May 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us for this months Enabling Women's Careers Session. An exploration into the heroine's journey, This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create an environment as close to an in person session as possible which is safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage each other. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session and have your camera on to be able to interact with the group.

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Professional Liability - Intermediate

  • Thu 02 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Zoom- Webinar
    • Matt Owen-James, Zing365

Covering liability is probably a cover that you sell on every policy, particularly Public & Employer’s Liability. But, what about those businesses who are liable who provide professional advice? If Professional indemnity isn’t something that you deal with frequently, it can be quite difficult to get your head around the core mechanics of how these policies work. In this course, we will be exploring how a business can be professionally liable before we understand the different policies that are available. We will also be discovering the legal remedies and underwriting factors.

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Discover the impact of second-hand trauma when dealing with distressing claims

  • Wed 24 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Claims
  • Online event
    • Bijal Ladva, Brit Insurance
    • Hursh Pratap Singh, Allianz Partners

In this IIL claims webinar, Bijal Fatania and Hursh Pratap Singh talk about the discovery of second-hand trauma when dealing with distressing claims, and most importantly, how improved support is required for the insurance industry.

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WEBINAR - Insuring Non-tangible Assets

  • Wed 24 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates

Insuring non-tangible assets: In the modern business world, many businesses have valuable but non-tangible assets. Purchasing adequate insurance for such assets can be difficult. This session looks at the main types of intangible assets and the current insurance position for these.

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Financial Conduct Authority – Introduction to Regulation of General Insurance

  • Fri 19 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Zoom- Webinar
    • Kerris Earle, Zing365

"This session is designed as an introduction or a refresher to the regulation of general insurance for intermediaries in the UK. As such, it delivers an overview of core elements of the UK’s regulatory framework, who the regulations apply to, ICOBS, on core regulatory principles and rules across GI. This session does not cover the minute details of the rules of the FCA, and as such the course should not be relied upon on when making compliance decisions for your organisation. "

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WEBINAR - Neurodiversity in the Workplace

  • Thu 11 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Kerris Earle, Zing365

In this session we will take a top-level look into the broad spectrum of neurodivergence including Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and Dyslexia. We will explore the challenges and opportunities neurodiversity presents to both the individual and the organisation, and the different ways we can better support neurodiverse employees and make the workplace more inclusive.

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Enabling Womens Careers - 10th April - How to Escape Lifes Drama

  • Wed 10 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us for this months Enabling Women's Careers Session. How to escape lifes Drama - An introduction to transactional analysis This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create an environment as close to an in person session as possible which is safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage each other. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session and have your camera on to be able to interact with the group.

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Enabling excellent customer service

  • Wed 27 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin Cert CII, Enabling Wings

Join us for this interactive session which will be hosted Live-online on Zoom. We aim to make this session as close to an in person session as possible and so please have your camera's on where possible so that you can interact fully with other members of the group.

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WEBINAR - Challenging for Sales and Client Success

  • Tue 12 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

For decades B2B organisations in solution selling have focused their sales approach on understanding client needs and building strong relationships. But research in recent years has clearly established that this is no longer enough, and that the very best salespeople go beyond traditional consultative and solution selling to ‘challenge’ their clients in multiple ways. This session introduces the ‘Challenger Sale’.

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Cyber Liability

  • Wed 06 Mar 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Zoom- Webinar
    • Jennifer Yeates, Zing365

"Cyber Insurance is fast becoming an essential insurance cover for those who run business. This course aims to demystify some of the language used and look at the kind of events that can happen. We will take a look at the elements of cover that fall within this subject as well as some of the underwriting concerns. We will use real life examples of what can go wrong and how a cyber insurance policy can offer both protection & peace of mind This is an introduction course which will be suitable for anyone who wants to understand more about the subject in order to feel confident in discussing with their clients."

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Enabling Womens Careers - 6th March - International Women's Day

  • Wed 06 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Online
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us in Celebration of International Women's Day - Inspire Inclusion! This session will be live online on Zoom. It will not be recorded as we aim to create a safe space for members to express themselves, network and grow. Please have your camera on so that we can make the experience as close to in person as possible. These sessions are for all levels of PFS and CII and future topics will be established from member feedback within the group. The sessions are facilitated by Caroline who is a Certified Coach and NLP Trainer, however, these sessions are an exploration for all and so please bring your top tips to share with other members of the group and be open to explore and encourage eachother. Please allow up to 90 minutes for this session.

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Virtual IF1 (Insurance, Legal and Regulatory) Taster Seminar

  • Wed 06 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Alison Cooper FCII Dip PFS, Act One Training Services Ltd

Northampton Insurance Institute in conjunction with Alison Cooper FCII, Director of ACT One Training Services Ltd are hosting a taster seminar for IF1. This live zoom seminar is designed for those thinking of embarking on their CII Qualification journey or those that have recently enrolled for the Certificate in Insurance.

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