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Managing Anxiety through Change

  • Wed 29 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Claire Russell, Mental Health in Business

This webinar will explore anxiety, what it is, how and why it shows up in the workplace and what can be done to reduce the impact of anxiety on well-being and performance.

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Resilience for Good Mental Wellbeing

  • Tue 31 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Claire Russell, Mental Health in Business

Resilience is fundamental to good mental health and success in business/work and life. This webinar explores how we can all develop resilience in ourselves and in our teams.

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PFS Birmingham Regional Conference 2022

  • Wed 11 May 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
  • Hilton Birmingham Metropole

The Personal Finance Society’s regional conferences offer members a full day of topical and insightful business updates plus relevant CPD. The day will include a varied and note-worthy set of presentations delivered by a number of leading subject matter experts.

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The 5 Red Flags of Sustainable Investing

  • Tue 10 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Zoom - Webinar
    • Michael Cumberlidge, Rathbones Group plc

Aimed at Financial Advisors, this session will aim to provide insight on what you as intermediaries need to consider, when choosing an investment partner in the sustainable investment sector.

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Managing Stress & Avoiding Burnout Webinar

  • Tue 03 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Claire Russell, Mental Health in Business

During this 1-hour webinar, participants will learn about the effects of stress, how to manage stress, the link between burnout and mental health and how to avoid burnout.

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The Highway Code Changes and their Implications for Motor Insurance

  • Thu 28 Apr 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Zoom - Webinar
    • Bernard Thornton

This webinar goes into detail on the provisions of the new Code and how they can be communicated to clients. It also looks at how they are likely to affect different classes of Motor insurance.

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Annual General Meeting 2022

  • Wed 27 Apr 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
  • The Grand Hotel, Birmingham

Hold the date for our 2022 AGM. Would you like to get involved? We are always looking for new members to join Council, our Young Professionals' Committee and the operational sub-committees. For more information or details on how to get involved, email birminghaminstitute@cii.co.uk

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Charity Football Match

  • Sun 24 Apr 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Heath Hayes FC

Join us for the Team Clara Charity Football Match and Charity Sporting Auction!

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Birmingham Insurance Institute 5K/10K Fun Run

  • Sun 20 Mar 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
  • Tamworth Castle Grounds

Whether you’re a serious runner or just fancy a Sunday jog with the family around the beautiful castle grounds, this run is for you!

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Introduction to Engineering Insurance

  • Tue 15 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

This introduction to engineering insurance session looks at the main covers and helps brokers and insurers identify key risk areas.

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COVID-19 – The impact on Financial Markets

  • Tue 08 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Zoom - Webinar
    • James Walker, Rathbones

Join us as we consider the impact of Covid-19 on the financial markets and the potential impact on market performance over the next few years.

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FCA Consumer Duty - what's that all about?

  • Wed 02 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Zoom - Webinar
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

The FCA want to see a higher level of consumer protection in retail financial markets, where firms compete vigorously in the interests of consumers and they wish to drive a healthy and successful financial services system in which firms can thrive and consumers can make informed choices about financial products and services. Join us as we consider the new Consumer Duty and what we have to do

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Essential Sales, Client and Soft Skills for a Hard Market

  • Wed 23 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

This session overviews the best practice methodologies and skills that are particularly important in hard market conditions and that create the client and market relationships to enable the effective delivery of trading strategies.

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Property insurance; understanding why there will be 15% + rate increases in 2022

  • Mon 31 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Training

This webinar looks at the major issue of under insurance in the UK property insurance market, why it is getting worse and how to help your clients avoid the under-insurance trap.

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The Dynamics of the Insurance Market cycle

  • Thu 20 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

The first in our series of hard market sessions provides an understanding of how the insurance market cycle works, and the specific factors that drove this hard market.

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Optimum Productivity and Performance at work

  • Wed 12 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

This session looks at how we can optimise our productivity and performance at work.

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Motor Legal Expenses Insurance

  • Wed 08 Dec 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Bernard Thornton

Motor Legal Expenses (MLE) is a class of insurance frequently misunderstood, overlooked or dismissed altogether. The webinar will be of value to those involved in Motor claims, underwriting, broking or anyone wishing to widen their knowledge of a highly topical and fast moving aspect of general insurance.

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Restoring Trust in Insurance by Improving Customer Service

  • Thu 25 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Bernard Thornton

At a time when the public image of insurance has never been in a more intensive spotlight, this webinar looks at the joint issues of customer service and trust – inextricably linked and vital to the future prosperity of the insurance sector.

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FCA's NEW GI Pricing Practices, Product Governance and Product Value

  • Tue 02 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Zoom - Webinar
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII, Branko Ltd

New rules came into force affecting Product Governance on 1 October 2021 and these rules apply to commercial and personal lines insurances. The rules are wide-ranging and also seek to address what has been described as the ‘loyalty penalty’ paid by existing general insurance product customers and aim to ensure that customers receive fair value in the insurance products they buy.

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Global Markets: where we are, what can we expect in Q4 and into 2022

  • Wed 27 Oct 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Online
    • Lale Akoner, BNY Mellon
    • George Dent, Walter Scott

This session will provide an overview of the global macroeconomic situation, and how the investment managers at Walter Scott shape their portfolios to match the macroeconomic environment.

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