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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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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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