Previous events

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Webinar: FCA Consumer Duty – what’s that all about?

  • Tue 19 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

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.

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Annual General Meeting 2022

  • Mon 04 Apr 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

We need you! (To get down to our AGM, that is...) Your council invites you to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Insurance Institute of Coventry. Hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members. If you feel you could make a positive contribution, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved.

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The Highway Code Changes and their Implications for Insurance

  • Wed 16 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Bernard Thornton FCII

On 29 January 2022 some significant alterations were made to the Highway Code, known and trusted for many decades as the ‘Road Users’ Bible’. This new edition changes many common perceptions as to the rules and etiquette of the road, for instance, priorities at junctions, awareness, spacing and the creation of a ‘hierarchy’ of road users. The webinar will be of value to everyone using a public road. Specifically it will be of value to insurance personnel dealing with Motor underwriting, claims or client facing in any way.

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Webinar: The Dynamics of the Insurance Market Cycle

  • Tue 15 Feb 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas Associates

We are in now in the midst of the first hard market for many years; many insurance professionals have never experienced a hard market before. The first in our series of hard market sessions provides an understanding of how the insurance market cycle works.

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Webinar: Property insurance, dealing with under insurance, and 15%+ rate increases in 2022

  • Tue 18 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

A combination of higher materials and labour costs will mean insurers are likely to need 9.6% increases just to cover rebuild cost inflation in the UK. However, given most need additional rate strength of around 6% to balance their loss-making property books, this will mean policyholders looking at rate increases of around 15% in 2022 on top of the 2021 increases.

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Webinar: How to run short virtual / hybrid meetings

  • Wed 20 Oct 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright, SuperStar Communicator

The are constant reports of back to back virtual meetings, and employees at all levels having to work longer hours. With organisations returning to the office partially, this will continue; and new ways of working need to be discovered.

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InsurED & Financial Planning Day 2021

  • Wed 29 Sep 8:45 am – 5:00 pm

InsurED 2021

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Webinar: FCA NEW GI Pricing Practices, Product Governance and Product Value

  • Tue 21 Sep 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

The FCA has published the long-awaited policy statement General insurance pricing practices market study. These wide-ranging rules 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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Webinar: Mental Wellbeing and Returning to the Office post-Lockdown

  • Wed 21 Jul 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Verity Slaughter-Penney, Transitions UK

This session considers social anxiety and how to help you and your colleagues as we start to return to the workplace post-lockdown.

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Webinar: Travel Insurance - what's new?

  • Tue 22 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Daley Gore, Just Travel Cover

As we all get back to some form of normality this webinar looks at the ever changing situation including the new signposting arrangements that have been put into place.

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Webinar: SMCR – do brokers understand how the new Conduct Rules work?

  • Fri 21 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

From 9th December 2019 a new accountability framework has been focused on senior management within insurance firms - the Senior Managers and Certification Regime This has meant key changes to the leadership team, and, for the first time ever, conduct rules applying to ALL staff from 31st March 2021

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Webinar: FCA Business Interruption Insurance Test Case – Supreme Court Appeal

  • Tue 19 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

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. It is relevant to general insurance brokers/intermediaries, their insurers, and any other market participants

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Webinar: Facilitating and contributing to conference calls and virtual meetings

  • Thu 19 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright

Virtual meetings and conference calls are here to stay. Due to circumstances, we have to embrace this way of working. This webinar by Susan Heaton-Wright will support individuals and teams who are new to using virtual meetings, as well as providing more ideas for those who have started. Rescheduled from September.

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Webinar: FCA Business Interruption Test Case - the judgement

  • Wed 23 Sep 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

This comprehensive and interactive one-hour webinar will focus on the judgement following the FCA’s ground-breaking test case at the High Court.

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Webinar: Facilitating and contributing to conference calls and meetings

  • Tue 15 Sep 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright

Virtual meetings and conference calls are here to stay. Due to circumstances, we have to embrace this way of working. This webinar by Susan Heaton-Wright will support individuals and teams who are new to using virtual meetings, as well as providing more ideas for those who have started.

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Webinar: The FCA Test Case on Business Interruption Insurance

  • Wed 15 Jul 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba

This comprehensive and interactive one hour webinar will focus solely on the ground-breaking test case at the High Court. Whilst the full hearing won’t begin until 20 July 2020, we have already had a day of initial arguments and some of the insurers’ counsel have made interesting responses to the issues being raised by the FCA who have conducted a huge amount of assessment of a number of wordings.

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Webinar: The Perfect Storm - How capacity is disappearing fast from the UK insurance market

  • Thu 28 May 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation entitled the Perfect Storm, will explore why capacity is draining out of the UK insurance market and why we are moving into a very hard market where niche covers will be difficult to place. It is difficult to imagine a worse start to a year for the UK insurance market than 2020, and the problem is that the market was already in all sorts of trouble coming into 2020 !!

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Diploma in Insurance Face to Face Training Programme

  • Thu 26 Mar – Wed 28 Jul
  • Zurich
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institute of Coventry, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Diploma in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Dip CII in 15 months through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Cert CII Fast Track Remote Learning Programme

  • Thu 12 Mar – Thu 13 Aug
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institute of Coventry, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Certificate in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Cert CII in 6 months through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Annual Dinner 2020

  • Fri 31 Jan 6:30 pm – 11:55 pm
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel

Join us again for the Insurance Institute of Coventry Annual Dinner at the Historic Coombe Abbey Hotel. Contact sondeep.bains@uk.sedgwick.com for further details.

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