Previous events

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Pension Seminar

  • Wed 11 Jan 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Burness Paull LLP at Clydesdale Bank Plazza

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce their pension seminar with guest speaker Steve Webb, Director of Policy and External Communications at Royal London and former Minister of State for Pensions.

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Mastering Mediation

  • Wed 23 Nov 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
    • Jane Fender-Allison, CMS
    • Gemma Lampert, CMS

he Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce that their next event will focus on Mastering Mediation.

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Health & Safety Mock Trial

  • Thu 17 Nov 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Brodies
    • Elena Fry, Brodies
    • Laura Brain, Brodies

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh in conjunction with Brodies is happy to invite members to an interactive seminar that will focus on ‘mini’ health & safety mock trial based on a fictional workplace accident.

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Annual Dinner 2016

  • Fri 04 Nov 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Sheraton Hotel

Do you fancy a night of Good Food, Good Networking and Good Entertainment? If the answer is yes, then we would welcome you to join us at this year’s annual dinner with a twist…a Bourbon Twist?

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The Insurance Act

  • Tue 27 Sep 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Burness Paull LLP at Clydesdale Bank Plazza

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce that their next event will focus on the Insurance Act 2015 identifying changes to Fair Presentation of Risk, Warranties and remedies for Fraudulent Claims and innocent non disclosure.

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Broker Beware

  • Wed 14 Sep 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Brodies

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh’s next CPD event is entitled Broker Beware. While trying to manage and insure against risk on behalf of their clients, insurance brokers bear a lot of risk themselves from the extensive suite of duties they owe.

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Cyber, Cyber Theft or plain old Crime?

  • Thu 25 Aug 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce that their next CPD technical event will focus on the highly topical subject of cyber crime.

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Influencing skills master class

  • Tue 02 Aug 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

Talking is a primary way we understand what’s going on and a primary way we get things done. To understand what’s really going on we need to understand how that works.

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Motivational Speaker: Freddie Spindler

  • Thu 28 Jul 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Voodoo Rooms

Insurance Society of Edinburgh’s Professional Development Group would like to invite you to our next Motivational Speaker event held at the Voodoo Rooms on 28th July 2016.

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Pensions update

  • Thu 28 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

With the pensions landscape being under continual review the Insurance Society of Edinburgh has been fortunate to secure John Lawson and Fiona Tait as speakers for our next CPD event.

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Annual General Meeting 2016

  • Tue 05 Apr 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • RSA

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Insurance Society of Edinburgh will be held in the offices of RSA, 86a George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3BU on Tuesday 5th April 2016 at 6pm, with tea and coffee available from 5.30pm.

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Defending professional negligence claims

  • Wed 23 Mar 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • The Roxburghe Hotel

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce that their next event will be focus on defending professional negligence claims.

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Annual Quiz Night

  • Thu 10 Mar 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Le Monde (Dirty Martini bar)

Our annual quiz is back by popular demand! It's time to put those little grey cells to work or diminish them with a complimentary drink.

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Introduction to PII and professional risk

  • Thu 26 Nov 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Clydesdale Bank Plazza

Professional indemnity insurance, often referred to as professional liability insurance or PI insurance, covers legal costs and expenses incurred in your defence, as well as any damages or costs that may be awarded, if you are alleged to have provided inadequate advice, services or designs that cause your client to lose money.

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Scottish rate of income tax

  • Thu 12 Nov 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Brodies

Later this year, a Scottish rate of income tax will be set by the Scottish Government that will apply to part of the income of Scottish taxpayers from April 2016.

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Annual Dinner

  • Fri 06 Nov 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Sheraton Hotel

Shhh.it's a secret! We fancied a change and are pleased to tell you we're going back to the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh.

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The Truth about Body Language

  • Tue 03 Nov 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Clydesdale Bank Plazza

More people are intrigued by body language than ever before. An apparently mysterious hidden code to understanding people, hinted at by street magicians and TV detectives. In this interactive talk we’ll dispel the myths and reveal the practical differences Non-Verbal communication can make in business.

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The Insurance Act

  • Tue 27 Oct 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Brodies

It's taken over 100 years but we now have a new statutory backdrop for insurance. Join us for a guide to the things which matter the most and the sometimes surprising possible outcomes.

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AF3 Revision Course

  • Thu 27 Aug 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Exchange Tower

The Insurance Society of Edinburgh is happy to announce that they will be running an AF3 revision course; designed to kick-start your AF3 exam study.

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How to Succeed In High Stakes Conversations

  • Thu 23 Jul 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • McClure Naismith

There is a difference between a manager with ten years worth of experience and a manager with only one year's experience - this seminar will give you the tools to enable you to accelerate your ability and get the best out of others.

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