Previous events

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YPG WEBINAR: Developing Assertiveness

  • Tue 01 Jun 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Michael Quigley, Kataholos

Aimed at young professionals or those new to the profession, this webinar provides hints and tips on developing your assertiveness in the workplace.

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AF5 (Financial Planning Process) - online distance learning event

  • Tue 01 Jun 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Online
    • John Trayner FCII FPFS

By the end of the event, delegates will have gone through the fact find and prepared for the AF5 examination.

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WEBINAR: The basics of cargo insurance and 5 powerful reasons why clients should have cargo insurance cover

  • Wed 26 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Wilkins, Mercari Risk
    • Henry Haystead, Mercari Risk

During this webinar, Alan Wilkins and Henry Haystead, directors of MercariRisk will: walk through the Institute Cargo Clauses A, B and C, the major hazards to goods being shipped in containers; how carrier’s limit their liability based on weight; the rights and obligations of buyers and sellers when contracting internationally; and finally General Average and Salvage - the sting in the tail for cargo owners who do not take out cargo insurance.

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R05 (Financial Protection) - online distance learning event

  • Wed 26 May 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Paul Archer

This course is designed to help candidates feel more prepared for the exam. The content will cover the key areas of the syllabus and areas likely to be tested. There will also be a focus on exam style questions with clear debriefs to aid understanding.

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WEBINAR: Mental Wealth - why investing in well-being pays off

  • Thu 20 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alex Staniforth, Adversity Adventurer & Mental Health Campaigner

Investing in our mental health needs to top the agenda as we navigate the uncertainty and isolation of remote working in the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve been on the same mountain – but not everyone is a Sherpa. Alex will share new perspectives on resilience through his extreme outdoor challenges and personal peaks and troughs of mental ill health.

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Virtual Anti-Desk Yoga

  • Thu 20 May 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Webinar
    • Bex Parker Smith

Join Bex for this 45-minute yoga flow, specifically designed to combat the tensions of sitting at your desk. Suitable for all levels, Bex will lead us through a gentle flow, focussed on opening the upper body and creating a more stable posture, before coming down to the mat for some longer-held stretches, targeting shoulder & neck release. We'll finish with a guided relaxation to calm the mind so you can head off into your afternoon feeling refreshed and revived.

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SMCR - reminder for Senior Managers and now ALL staff!

  • Wed 19 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Webinar
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

This event provides a reminder of conduct rules applying to ALL staff from 31st March 2021 - are you sure that you have made all the changes in line with what is required, trained your staff and assessed them as competent?

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Trust & loyalty: how to win it and how to keep it

  • Tue 18 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Jeff Heasman

This webinar will examine the essential elements of what trust is, how to gain trust and keep it, as well as what to do when trust and loyalty are jeopardised.

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R02 (Investment Principles and Risk) Pre Exam Training - online distance learning

  • Mon 17 May 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Giles Hewitt

The content will cover the key areas of the syllabus and areas likely to be tested. There will also be a focus on exam technique.

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Black belt negotiation: how much are you leaving on the table?

  • Thu 13 May 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Webinar
    • Tom Flatau

Thanks to the latest neuroscience research, we know more about the human brain and how we make decisions than ever before, but most of us are still unaware of how to apply these new insights to negotiation. This event demonstrates why and the most effective methods to use instead.

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CF6 (Mortgage Advice) Pre Exam Training - online distance learning

  • Wed 12 May 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Paul Archer

By the end of the event, delegates will have covered the key elements of the CF6 syllabus abd what is required to pass the examination.

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WEBINAR: Are Terrorism and Pandemic the only systemic risk we should be concerned about?!

  • Tue 11 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Steve Coates, Pool Re

This webinar will discuss why systemic risks are different and how they challenge traditional insurance principles.

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R01 (Financial Services, Regulation and Ethics) Pre Exam Training - online distance learning

  • Mon 10 May 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Giles Hewitt

Designed to help candidates feel more prepared for the exam, the content will cover the key areas of the syllabus and areas likely to be tested.

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A Practical Guide to Successful Retirement and how to achieve wellbeing

  • Wed 28 Apr 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Anne Cannings and Nigel Pacey

This workshop aims to introduce you to the key elements that contribute to wellbeing in retirement so that you can start to put them into practice.

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Kent Conference 2021

  • Wed 28 Apr 9:30 am – 12:45 pm

Join us online for our first virtual conference with the Kent local institutes.

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Annual General Meeting 2021

  • Tue 27 Apr 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Your council invites you to attend the 2021 Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute Guildford. Hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members.

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Ecopsychology: The impact of your surroundings on well-being and productivity

  • Tue 20 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Webinar
    • Jeff Heasman

This session will explore the science of Ecopsychology and examine why it is important not only to surround ourselves with the ´right´ people but also with the ´right´ surroundings.

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WEBINAR: Burnout and how to stop it happening to you (Rescheduled)

  • Thu 15 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    • Dorothy Martin, Stress to Success

"Most people don’t want to talk about their experience of burnout. I do. The insight it gave me profoundly changed my understanding of stress and how to deal with it – and I want to share what I learnt to help others.", Dorothy Martin,

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Motor Legal Expense Insurance

  • Thu 15 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Webinar
    • Bernard Thornton FCII

The wide variety of policies, cover and marketing options can be confusing for clients and sometimes for insurance professionals. This webinar seeks to demystify MLE and to clarify what needs to be taken into account when considering and recommending cover to clients.

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Basics of Yoga

  • Wed 31 Mar 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Webinar
    • Bex Parker Smith

Suitable for all levels of practitioner, from those looking to begin a yoga practice to those wanting to refresh their foundations, this session will focus on the fundamental aspects of yoga, including pranayama (breath work), asana (postures) and meditation.

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