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Curry Night!

  • Wed 28 Jun 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Mumtaz Restaurant

The Insurance Institute of Leeds’ is hosting our first ever Curry Night! Join us for great food and great company.

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Evolving Leadership Programme 2023

  • Tue 27 Jun – Thu 07 Dec

The Insurance Institute of Leeds is offering you the chance to join a course specifically designed to help you develop and enhance your Leadership Skills. We are looking for people who are at the start or in the middle of their own leadership development and who have a strong desire to develop personally.

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Leeds Treasure Hunt

  • Thu 08 Jun 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • The Bankers Cat

The Insurance Institute of Leeds' Treasure Hunt is back for 2023! Gather your colleagues and friends to see if you can crack the clues. There will be prizes for the winning team.

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Webinar: Rest, Recovery, Recharge - Ready for Productivity

  • Tue 30 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

The well-known phrase “I`ll sleep when I die” is old school. The number of hours worked DOES NOT correlate with performance. This session addresses the WHY, WHAT and HOW to rest, recover and recharge, so that you are ready to achieve!

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Webinar: Exploring Inclusion and Diversity - Considering Socio-economic background and creating inclusive environments

  • Wed 24 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Rose Sellman-Leava, Inclusive Futures CIC
    • Jess Woodsford, Inclusive Futures CIC

Despite not being one of the 9 protected characteristics under the Equality Act, people from lower socio-economic backgrounds experience bias, discrimination and significant inequality of opportunity.

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Webinar: Building barriers to burnout and bridges to brilliance

  • Tue 16 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

Would you feed your Ferrari frogs? If the answer is a big fat “NO” then this course is for you. If you want to fuel your body for physical health, it is vital that you understand and apply the contents of this course.

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Webinar: The Reinvention of Community - A New Vision for Collective Wellbeing

  • Wed 03 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Steve Heath, Mental Health in Business

In the digital age, we are more 'connected' than ever before in history, but are we all connected on a level that really matters? In this webinar, you will rediscover what community means to you and how you can harness the power of community to cultivate good mental health and wellbeing.

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Webinar: Food for Mood

  • Tue 02 May 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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Webinar: Making an Impact – Your Personal Brand: What? How? Why?

  • Thu 27 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Jennifer Holloway, Personal Brand Specialist

What do people say about you when you’re not in the room? Whatever it is, that’s your personal brand, and in a world where ‘people buy people’ it helps them decide if they’re buying you. Best-selling author Jennifer Holloway explains what a personal brand is, why you already have one and how to define it so you can remain authentic at all times.

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Webinar: Working From Home & Hybrid… Without Forgetting Health & Happiness

  • Tue 18 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

WFH&H…WFH&H...! Gain a greater awareness of the health habits that hinder and help your productivity when WFH&H. We'll explore nutrition, movement, sleep, positive noise, & productivity winners, whilst linking these to your individual world.

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AGM 2023

  • Tue 07 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Meet YOUR Council. We hope you can join our online AGM.

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Networking Meet and Greet

  • Thu 23 Feb 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Mad Frans

As part of our Community themed month of events we are hosting a networking and social event aimed at bringing members of the local insurance and financial services community together. This relaxed and informal event gives you the chance to catch up with fellow insurance professionals and to meet your Local Insurance Institute Council representatives. There is also the chance to meet Rugby League and Leeds Rhinos legend Jamie Peacock MBE who will be in attendance.

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Annual Dinner 2023

  • Fri 10 Feb 6:45 pm – 11:55 pm
  • The Royal Armouries, New Dock Hall

We are delighted to announce that our Annual Dinner returns on 10 February 2023 within the spectacular but relaxed atmosphere of the New Dock Hall at The Royal Armouries, Leeds.

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Webinar: Confident Communication for Women in Business

  • Tue 07 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Susan Heaton-Wright

This on line seminar forms a part of the Insurance Institute of Leeds Community Month. Susan Heaton-Wright has created a bespoke presentation aimed specifically at women who feel it is challenging to make their voices heard or understood in the workplace and in the world of business.

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Champion Teams – Leadership and The Community, with Jamie Peacock MBE

  • Wed 01 Feb 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • The Carriageworks
    • Jamie Peacock MBE

This in-person seminar sees the launch of the Insurance Institute of Leeds Community Month. Rugby League legend Jamie Peacock MBE will provide a motivational talk that covers teamwork, mindset and professional standards.

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Harrogate Webinar: Marine Cargo – A Beginners Guide

  • Tue 24 Jan 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Neil Atkinson, CNA Hardy

This Webinar is proving popular so we have added more places for you to book. Marine insurance is the oldest form of insurance and despite the new Insurance Act replacing the previous duty of disclosure of the Marine Insurance Act 1906, marine still plays a pivotal role in today’s insurance marketplace. This lecture will take a look at the basics of marine cargo and some common pitfalls/misconceptions.

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STILL TIME TO BOOK - NE Institutes Webinar: Blackfinch EIS & VCT Meet the Manager & Tax Year End Planning

  • Tue 17 Jan 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    • Dr Reuben Wilcock, Blackfinch Investments
    • Anna Brooksbank, Blackfinch Investments

Looking at the methodology behind the investment decisions and the creation of ground-breaking solutions that could become the household names of tomorrow.

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Harrogate Annual Dinner 2022

  • Sat 17 Dec 7:00 pm – 11:55 pm
  • The Majestic Hotel

After a 3 year hiatus, the Harrogate dinner is back! This year we are returning to the Majestic Hotel and we would be delighted if you could join us. In view of the popularity of this event, a high demand for tickets is anticipated and we therefore recommend early booking to avoid disappointment

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Social & Networking: Christmas Crawl!

  • Thu 15 Dec 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Our Emerging Professionals are planning a Christmas Crawl, with noted locations and times for anyone to join us at any time! We will be selling raffle tickets on the evening to raise money for Diabetes UK so please bring cash, or we will have a JustGiving page available on the evening!

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Quiz Night!

  • Wed 30 Nov 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • The Midnight Bell

Fun, food, a few drinks - oh and our famous Quiz! Join us for another great night, guaranteed! We'll be gathering from 5pm for a 6pm start. Book your team place now.

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