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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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Evolving Leadership Programme 2022

  • Tue 12 Apr – Tue 27 Sep

The Insurance Institute of Leeds and Zing 365 are offering members the chance to join a course specifically designed to help you work on 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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Virtual Book Club - Books set in Russia or Eastern Europe

  • Mon 11 Apr. 7:00 pm
  • Online

Register your place today and get involved with this wonderful group activity. Our theme for the next month was chosen in recognition of the terrible situation at the moment in the Ukraine. We're asking our members to read a book set in Russia or Eastern Europe.

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AGM 2022

  • Thu 24 Mar 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Park Plaza Leeds

Meet YOUR Council. We hope you can join our AGM - online or in person.

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North East Insurance Institutes Webinar: Managing General Agents and the Value Chain

  • Tue 22 Mar 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This webinar is aimed at enhancing understanding of the MGA market and the role that the MGAA plays in supporting this. The webinar is presented by the Insurance Institutes of the North East.

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Annual Dinner 2022

  • Fri 18 Mar 7:00 pm – 11:55 pm
  • The Royal Armouries, New Dock Hall

It’s back! After an enforced absence of almost two and a half years, our Annual Dinner returns in 2022 within the spectacular but relaxed atmosphere of the New Dock Hall at The Royal Armouries, Leeds.

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Charity Firewalk

  • Wed 09 Mar 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Evans Offices

We're challenging ourselves and members to walk across red hot coals to raise money for the Insurance Charities. If you fancy a mental challenge to start 2022 come and join our President and members for this rare experience.

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Webinar: Property insurance. Understanding why there will be 15% + rate increases in 2022

  • Tue 01 Mar 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Higher materials and labour costs will mean insurers are likely to need 9.6% increases just to cover rebuild cost inflation in the UK. Given most need additional rate strength of around 6% to balance their loss-making property books, policyholders are looking at rate increases of around 15% in 2022 on top of the 2021 increases!

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Virtual Book Club

  • Mon 28 Feb. 7:15 pm
  • Online

Register your place today and get involved with this wonderful group activity. For our new theme we want our members to read a book of 200 pages or under to ease our way into 2022. Now is a great time to come along and meet other book loving individuals and share your short quick reads.

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