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Just a spoonful of Sugar

  • Thu 20 Jun 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Corinthian

We're delighted to confirm the details for the next IASG Mentoring Event Do you have what it takes to be the next Karen Brady, Judge Claude Littner, Tim Campbell or even made of Sugar? IASG Actions Event - Just a spoonful of Sugar Date - Thursday 20th June Venue – The Corinthian, Glasgow Time – 5.30pm – to late Please email Carol McIntosh to book your spot at

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PDG Flagship Event - Various speakers!

  • Thu 13 Jun 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Glasgow Concert Hall

The IASG Professional Development Group are delighted to announce that they'll be running their flagship event on the afternoon of Thursday 13th June 2024. This will be a full afternoon event. Details of topics and speakers presenting: Stop Treating Your Wellbeing as Risk Transfer presented by Chris Ross Consumer Duty and MOBI - where are we now? presented by Branko Bjelobaba Telematics in 2024 presented by Dana Connelly Hybrid working - are we hindering our future workforce? - Panel discussion (various peers from across our industry) The seminar will be followed by light bites and refreshments. Attendance = 3 hours CPD!!!

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Overview of Conflicts of Interest with Zing365

  • Thu 06 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online

The IASG Young Professional Committee are delighted to bring you this webinar in partnership with Zing365. This webinar will provide an overview of the Financial Conduct Authority’s requirements to avoid conflicts of interest, and what to do in the event that a conflict arises. Zing365 is a leading training provider, specialising in Insurance, Financial Services and Corporate SME training for over 20 years. Throughout the session, we’ll look at how examples of conflicts of interest can arise and what can be done to effectively and compliantly manage these.

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Risk Round-Up – Breakfast with Brodies

  • Tue 21 May 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Brodies LLP

The IASG Young Professionals Committee would like to invite you to Breakfast with Brodies with an in-person seminar. Brodies' Casualty and Professional Risks teams will present a round-up of key risk issues impacting on the insurance sector and highlighted by recent cases. Please join us at Brodies LLP's office in Glasgow, 110 Queen Street to hear from Michael Wilson, Jo Kelbrick and Rachael Jane Ruth. There will be an opportunity to network with tea/coffee and breakfast rolls. 8.30am arrival for 9am seminar start.

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The Adjustments Clause – are we in a perfect storm?

  • Wed 08 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Brodies LLP
    • Louise Butcher, McLarens
    • Richard Parkinson, McLarens

The Insurance and Actuarial Society of Glasgow is happy to announce that their next event will focus on the 'Adjustments Clause'. Join us in Brodies LLP to learn more about this interesting topic - the seminar will be followed by a networking lunch. Book your place today.

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Enabling Personal Success Workshop with Caroline Martin

  • Thu 25 Apr 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Johnston Carmichael Wealth Limited
    • Caroline Martin, Enabling Wings

Join us for the 'Enabling Personal Success' workshop, aimed at providing key personal development elements to set you up for success. The workshop is delivered by No. 1 Best Selling Co-Author of Determined to Rise and Leadership Coach & NLP Trainer at Enabling Wings, Caroline Martin. This session has been delivered several times for local institutes with fantastic feedback as below and the Aberdeen institute are delighted to be able to provide this at a subsidised cost to members. This session is suitable for all levels of development and suitable for both PFS and Insurance CII Members.

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Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Wed 17 Apr 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Brodies LLP

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. If you feel you could make a positive contribution to your institute, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved. We will also be awarding a number of qualification prizes to members post AGM at our annual awards ceremony. Book your place today to attend our AGM, celebrate local successes and network with council members over coffee, tea and sandwiches.

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What causes a market cycle and are we heading into a soft market in 2024?

  • Mon 25 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Alan Chandler, Mabat Ltd

Hard markets usually last around a maximum of three years and this latest one started in 2020. We'll be looking at what causes market cycles in the insurance industry and what is likely to occur in 2024.

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Manage Your Career with Samantha at Empower Development

  • Fri 15 Mar 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Samantha Ridgwell, Empower Development

The IASG Young Professionals committee would like to invite you to a career development webinar 1-2pm on Friday 13th March 2024. Research tells us that career progression is not just about technical expertise, your presence and exposure also play crucial roles. This course provides the opportunity for individuals to reflect on their own career to encourage a proactive approach to career development and set a meaningful career plan.

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PFS XCHANGE: Later Life Planning Conundrums - Glasgow

  • Tue 12 Mar 8:45 am – 4:35 pm
  • Crowne Plaza Glasgow

We are excited to invite you to register for the first series of new-style PFS XCHANGE events taking place in 2024! These events will be bigger with more topics relevant to a greater range of roles in our profession.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in today's world

  • Thu 08 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Brodies LLP
    • Martyn Wallace, Scottish Government

The IASG Professional Development Group are excited to announce their first face to face seminar of 2024. Please join us at Brodies LLP offices in Glasgow to hear from Martyn Wallace, Scottish Government. There will also be an opportunity to network afterwards with tea/coffee and sandwiches. 12pm for 12.15pm start followed by tea/coffee and sandwiches at 1pm.

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Christmas Party & Networking Event

  • Thu 07 Dec 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • The Piper Bar

The IASG Young Professionals Committee is hosting its annual Christmas Networking and Quiz Event. This is a great opportunity to network with your peers and to enjoy some drinks, a hot buffet and a Christmas themed music quiz with our resident and legendary quiz master Jimmy Cheng. The night will include: - Complimentary drinks for each attendee - Hot Christmas Buffet - A Christmas themed music quiz - Prizes for the quiz winners Spaces are limited so please book now. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Health & Safety Event – What to do in a major incident?

  • Wed 29 Nov 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Brodies LLP

Brodies market-leading Health & Safety team invites you to an evening of drinks and nibbles following a 'live scenario' enactment of some of the key procedural stages following a health & safety incident. The event will show you the process of interviews by the HSE/Police/other regulators following a fatal incident and highlight how some of the key considerations of incident management can protect your business and its individuals.

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Banana skins – risks facing the insurance industry

  • Thu 02 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Branko Bjelobaba, Branko Ltd

What are the risks facing the global insurance industry right now and how are these impacting UK insurers and brokers?

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PFS Central Scotland Autumn Conference

  • Wed 27 Sep 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro
    • Karl Steadman, JUST
    • Jamie Clark, Quilter
    • Jim Clay, PortfolioMetrix
    • Andy Woollon, Zurich
    • Elliott Date, Fidelity
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Insurance Got Talent

  • Thu 31 Aug 5:15 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Corinthian

Please join us on Thursday 31st August for our mentoring event at (5.15pm-9pm) at the Corinthian, 191 Ingram Street, Glasgow (Flying Scotsman) This is an opportunity to learn and share skills from like-minded colleagues from across the industry in a safe, calm and fun environment. Please come along, have a bite to eat and have a drink or two. You can bring a friend along too. To sign up please contact Carol McIntosh –

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The Latest Intelligence on Tech, Investing, and Tax Planning.

  • Wed 30 Aug 9:15 am – 1:00 pm
  • Aviva Insurance

The Insurance Institute of Perth and Dundee is happy to announce that their next event will focus on the latest intelligence with regards to tech, investing, and tax planning. A distinguished panel of speakers, consisting of renowned industry experts, will explore essential areas of interest.

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Inclusive Leadership Webinar

  • Tue 29 Aug 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Rose Sellman-Leava, Inclusive Futures

The IASG Professional Development Group are delighted to be running a brand new webinar on Inclusive Leadership. This session will explore the challenges relating to socio-economic backgrounds, and why this is important to consider in a work context.

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Webinar: Food for Mood

  • Tue 04 Jul 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

Although your brain is only 2% of your body weight, it consumes 20% of the calories you eat. So, why on earth when we think about nutrition are we often lead to focus on body image? Fuel your mind, and mental strength you will find!

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Young Professionals Games Night

  • Thu 29 Jun 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • The Raven

The IASG Young Professionals are hosting a games night and you’re invited… We hope you can join us for a Summer Games Night in The Raven on Thursday 29th June . The night will include games, drinks, and will be a great chance to meet and socialise with other professionals in the industry so please come along! The event will begin from 5:30pm at The Raven, 81-85 Renfield St, Glasgow G2 1NQ. We have reserved two electric dart oches from 6pm-8pm, after which everyone is invited to continue on until late. Hope to see you there!

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