Forthcoming events

This month

Webinar Event - The Negative Ogden Rate and its Impact

  • Thu 10 Dec 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Brokers/Insurance company staff if you do not understand the long-term implications of a negative Ogden in the market place then you will be failing your clients – this presentation will help you understand why Parliament’s decision to create and stick with a negative Ogden rate has an impact on ALL major liability injury claims. Even the traditional EL limit of £10m is now looking too small let alone PL limits of £2m

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Novus Webinar - The Three Wise Insurance Execs: an insurance Christmas story

  • Wed 16 Dec 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This amusing and fun webinar will look at the magic of the Christmas story through the eyes of The Three Wise Insurance Execs, as they set out on their camels from a small village in Wales to reach The Lloyd´s Building in London, above which a guiding star shines brightly. The story will be narrated by Jeff Heasman, using specially commissioned artwork. 2020 has been challenging but this will be a story with an underlying message of positivity and hope!

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Webinar- Financial Services Update (rescheduled from October)

  • Wed 16 Dec 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Claire O'Sullivan, RDP Law

What has been going on in the world of financial services, since the COVID-19 restrictions? This webinar will provide an update and a summary of the recent trends in complaints and case law.

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All forthcoming events

Webinar Event - FCA Business Interruption Insurance Test Case – Supreme Court Appeal

  • Fri 15 Jan 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

This comprehensive and interactive one-hour webinar will focus on the judgment of the Supreme Court following the appeal of the FCA’s ground-breaking test case at the High Court. The appeal concluded on 19 November and the judgment will be handed down expeditiously. Four days were spent setting out starkly differing views between the FCA and insurers.

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Webinar Event - Insurance Implications of Brexit

  • Wed 20 Jan 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Despite dominating much of press coverage for many years, due to the occurrence of Covid-19 around the globe Brexit is now getting far less press coverage, and there is a danger the insurance industry could slip into 2021 without fully considering the impact of Brexit.

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Webinar -How to set correct Bi sums insured in a Covid-19 affected economy

  • Fri 29 Jan 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Two lockdowns and massive drops in customer numbers will mean the 2020 book of accounts for most businesses will have absolutely no reflection of the true earning capacity of that enterprise. So how do clients go about setting a correct Business interruption sums insured for the forthcoming period of insurance?

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Webinar - How Liability Can Arise in Tort

  • Thu 04 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

We sell many different liability insurance policies to customers every day; Motor, Employers Liability, Public Liability, Products liability, D&O, Professional Indemnity, Cyber Liability and more - what are we protecting the customers against, well it is largely being protected against being sued in the law of tort. Therefore, brokers, underwriters and claims staff alike should understand the law of tort, as failure to understand this means protections may be inadequate and a fair presentation of risk may not occur.

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Webinar - Critical financial rules for GI brokers’ FCA compliance

  • Thu 11 Feb 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

This comprehensive and interactive webinar will focus on the critical financial aspects of FCA rules - overall business solvency (compliance with adequate resources Threshold Condition 2.4), professional indemnity requirements/limits/issues (incl Covid cover) and the onerous client money handling rules under CASS 5. The FCA has had deep concern with brokers’ financial resilience and has issued several surveys on this plus client money handling arrangements culminating with the Dear CEO letter of 30 September 2020.

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Webinar- Bank of England Update

  • Fri 12 Feb 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Ian Derrick

The event will be presented by Ian Derrick. Ian joined the Bank of England in 2000 as Deputy Agent at the Agency for Wales, and returned to the role from a year's secondment to the economic analysis area of the Office of National Statistics in Newport in June 2015. Born and schooled in Llanelli, Ian graduated from Cardiff University in Economics in 1989, joining The Royal Bank of Scotland, working primarily in corporate banking and project finance roles in the City of London in the 1990s.

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Webinar Event - An Introduction to the Insurance Industry

  • Mon 22 Feb 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This three hour webinar (with a break in the middle) will be ideal for staff who are new or fairly new to the insurance industry, for those studying IF1 or for those who just want to get a better understanding of the main principles that underpin our industry. The webinar will be presented by Alan Chandler, one of the most popular speakers in the UK. Alan will, in his usual plain English style, go through what risks are covered by insurance and what risks are not. He will then explain the structure of the UK insurance industry including exploring the roles of brokers, underwriters and claims staff. The six main legal principles of insurance will them be covered which are insurable interest, duty not to misrepresent/fair presentation of risk, proximate cause, indemnity, subrogation and contribution. The presentation will end up by covering the role of regulation within insurance.

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Webinar - An Overview of Commercial Package Insurance

  • Mon 01 Mar 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This webinar will provide a practical look into the various sections of a typical commercial package insurance policy, what is covered and what protection a commercial customer actually obtains, so that brokers, underwriters and claims staff alike can be confident when explaining the different sections of cover.

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Webinar - FCA's new supervision strategy for GI brokers

  • Thu 11 Mar 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

In the FCA's Dear CEO letter of 4 September 2020 they set out a new supervision strategy for GI brokers as they believe customers are buying unsuitable or poor value products and that insufficient or unclear information is being provided at point of sale and inappropriate sales tactics are the biggest contributors of customer harm.

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Webinar Event - Setting Staff Appraisals in the Insurance Industry

  • Mon 22 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

It is becoming increasingly difficult for Insurers, brokers, loss adjusters and IFA’s to recruit and retain quality staff. The reality is that at the moment the demand for qualified experienced quality staff in insurance far exceeds the availability of these staff in the marketplace, and so undertaking a great staff appraisal process is vital in ensuring you retain and motivate your staff.

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Webinar - Understanding Clients Accounts

  • Wed 07 Apr 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Covid-19 has forced the UK into a recession and understanding clients’ accounts has never been more important for brokers and underwriters alike, with tremendous scrutiny now being put on clients' accounts, so account executives, account handlers and underwriters will need to understand the main terminology.

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Webinar Event - Hard Talk: how to communicate with customers about price rises and other impacts of a hard market

  • Thu 15 Apr 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

As we enter a hard market, so our conversations with clients become harder. Trying to communicate price rises and potentially narrower cover creates significant challenges, and if not handled well, can significantly impact the relationship with customers not only now but in the future. This webinar will provide you with communication strategies that will enable you to communicate with clients in a way that keeps them onboard now and for the future.

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Webinar - An Overview on Commercial Property Insurance

  • Mon 19 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation looks to provide a plain English overview market of what needs to be taken into when setting Commercial Buildings, Contents and Stock insurance. This webinar provided by Alan Chandler, one of the most popular presenters in the UK, will explore the different ways in which buildings contents and stock can be insured and the main clauses that should be included within a client’s commercial property cover. This presentation will be suitable for all brokers, underwriters and claims staff who deal with commercial property insurance along with those who are studying for the Cii exam M93 commercial property.

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Webinar Event - How Brokers Can Mitigate PI Claims Against Them

  • Wed 05 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Broker Professional Indemnity premiums are in many cases doubling which reflect the fact that Pi underwriters believe the possibility of claims against brokers has never been higher. This presentation will explore why the number of errors and omission claims against brokers are on the increase and how these can potentially be mitigated.

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Webinar - Diversity in Communication: how to communicate with a wider and more diverse audience

  • Thu 13 May 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

Diversity is rightly high on the agenda for many organisations. However, an area that is often overlooked as part of a diversity strategy is the role of internal and external communications. This webinar will teach key communication strategies to ensure that, whether it be internal or external communications, you communicate with a wider and more diverse audience and avoid miscommunication or misunderstanding with people who are different to you

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Webinar - Overview of Employers, Public & Products Liability Insurance

  • Fri 28 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This webinar looks at providing an overview of the essential insurance covers of employers liability, public liability and products liability, what these policies cover and how liability could of an client could arise.

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Webinar Event - Overview Professional Indemnity Insurance

  • Tue 01 Jun 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation provides an overview of professional indemnity insurance. It looks at the main case law underpinning the PI market, why the PI market is expanding in terms of number of policyholders needing the cover yet at the same time the capacity is decreasing.

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