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Webinar: Attracting Diverse Professionals to The Insurance Industry

  • Tue 29 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Vivine Cameron, CII

Join us to explore how a business can increase diversity amongst its employees, especially where there is a need to do so at school leaver-plus age.

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NEW DATE: 'From Devastation to Restoration' - North East Insurance Institutes one-day Seminar

  • Tue 22 Nov 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wetherby Racecourse
    • Damian Glynn, Sedgwick
    • Ola Jacob Raji, Floodflash
    • Colin Kite, Polygon Damage Control
    • Steve Mitchell, Polygon Damage Control
    • Keith Tuffin, Forensic Accounting Bakertilly

NEW DATE: We're delighted to return to a face-to-face event for the North East Insurance Institutes' flagship annual seminar. We will again follow a 'real life case study' format, exploring and discussing all aspects with our panel of renowned industry experts.

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Leeds Institute World Cup 5-a-side Football Tournament

  • Fri 11 Nov 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Goals Leeds

World cup fever will be coming to Goals Leeds on Friday 11th November as the Leeds Institute hosts it’s first ever football tournament. Join us as we battle it out to see who will win bragging rights and who will take home the cup!

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Webinar: An Introduction to Takaful Insurance

  • Fri 04 Nov 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Anis Ataba, Associate Skills Ltd

This session will provide an introduction to Takaful Insurance, often referred to as “Islamic Insurance” which is based on sharia or Islamic religious law. An understanding of this subject is seen by many observers not only as technically desirable, but also as a key element of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the UK insurance market.

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Face-to-Face event: The Salisbury Novichok Poisoning Case

  • Thu 13 Oct 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • The Carriageworks
    • Damien Glynn, Sedgwick

This session will consider the various ways in which business interruption policies may (or may not) have been able to respond to the challenges faced by businesses and the local community in Salisbury following the Novichok contamination in March 2018, and more recently elsewhere.

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Leeds Treasure Hunt

  • Wed 12 Oct 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • The Hop

WE'VE PUSHED THE DATE BACK TO ALLOW MORE TIME TO BOOK - The Insurance Institute of Leeds' Treasure Hunt is back for 2022! 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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North East Insurance Institutes Webinar: Building the skills for tomorrow via apprenticeships

  • Tue 11 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Steph Bishop, Direct Line Group

This session will cover how apprenticeships have evolved and how Direct Line are using apprenticeships as a vehicle to grow critical future skills, enable internal mobility and increase diversity.

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North East Insurance Institutes Webinar: Economic Outlook – storm clouds are gathering

  • Wed 05 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Trevor Williams

The UK economy is facing 4 shocks: one stems from the after effects of the pandemic, another from the war in Ukraine, a third from the lingering policy effects of action to tackle the global financial crisis and the fourth is from Brexit. How do we navigate the gathering storm?

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2022

  • Thu 22 Sep 7:00 am – 11:00 pm

We are delighted to run the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge once again. This is a hugely popular event so please book your place early to avoid disappointment! It will be a great day to socialise and network with colleagues and friends in the backdrop of the stunning Yorkshire countryside, whilst also raising money for the President’s chosen charity, Diabetes UK.

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Summer Book Club Meet-up - In Person! Books set during/about Summer

  • Thu 04 Aug 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Parkside Tavern

For the last two years the Insurance Institute of Leeds Book Club has been meeting virtually. We're keeping most of the meetings virtual but thought it was about time we had a meetup in person, so come and join us to talk all things books. Our theme for the month is 'books set during/about Summer' so I'm sure this will be an easy one for everyone to join in with. We'd love to see some new faces and we're a friendly crowd so if you love books or want to get back into reading again please come and join us.

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Emerging Insurance Professionals Summer BBQ!

  • Thu 04 Aug 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • The Midnight Bell

We are very excited to announce our biggest social event yet – our summer BBQ! Please come join us for a fun evening of networking and food.

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Harrogate Treasure Hunt 2022

  • Wed 27 Jul 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • The Harrogate Tap

The Harrogate Local Committee's infamous Treasure Hunt is back for 2022! Gather your colleagues and friends to see if you can crack the clues, as well as having plenty of time to sample the many ‘watering holes’ of Harrogate. There will be prizes for the winning team.

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Harrogate Webinar: Mergers and Acquisitions – Key Insurance Issues

  • Wed 27 Jul 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Diane Jenkins ACII Chartered Insurance Broker, Nick Thomas Associates

This webinar looks at some of the insurance issues faced during a client merger or acquisition and explores some of the insurance solutions available.

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Step Challenge for Diabetes Week 2022

  • Mon 13 Jun – Sun 03 Jul

We are really excited to announce our Leeds Insurance Institute Step Challenge! Diabetes Week is the 13th to 19th June and as our president's charity we had to make exciting plans for the week! Our challenge is for every body, and everybody - so we are launching a 1,000,000 step challenge!

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Harrogate Quiz & Social

  • Wed 18 May 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Roosters

It's time to gather your friends and colleagues, and start swotting up on your general knowledge, in time for the return of the Harrogate Local Committee Quiz!

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Webinar: Professional Indemnity Insurance - how claims can arise

  • Wed 18 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation provides an overview of professional indemnity insurance. It looks at the main case law underpinning the PI market, why the PI market is expanding in terms of number of policyholders needing the cover yet at the same time the capacity is decreasing.

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Virtual Book Club - Books that have been made into a Film or TV show

  • Mon 16 May 7:00 pm
  • Online

Register your place today and get involved with this wonderful group activity. Books that have been made into a Film or TV show. If you want you can watch as well as read and let us know your thoughts on how the screen version compares.

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North East Insurance Institutes Webinar: Attracting New Professionals

  • Tue 10 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Vivine Cameron, Chartered Insurance Institute

What can be done to attract new talent to the profession? Join in the discussion to understand the talent deficit challenges and what can be done to tackle them.

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Curling, Bowling and Pool Tournament

  • Thu 05 May 6:30 pm

Whether it's a Strike, a Hammer, or a lucky pot on the 8-Ball - there's something for all at our latest social, so book your place now!

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

  • Tue 26 Apr 1:00 pm – 2:00 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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