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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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Webinar: A Review Of Cladding Fires

  • Thu 10 Feb 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Deon Webber, IFIC Forensics
    • Professor James F Lygate, IFIC Forensics
    • Chris Bateman, IFIC Forensics

The issue of domestic fires featuring combustible cladding was highlighted in 2017 by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. The history of this type of fire however goes back much further than June 2017 and is far more widespread than the United Kingdom. Our presentation hopes to explain the use of the various types of combustible cladding, show just how widespread the problem is using historic case studies from all over the world and how this affecting the housing and insurance markets

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North East Insurance Institutes Webinar: Collaboration and succession – A blessing or a curse?

  • Tue 08 Feb 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Stephen Wilkinson, Charles Wilkinson Financial Planning Ltd

Are people working in our profession viewed as swashbucklers or thoughtful risk takers? Are we perceived as able to plan our own as well as our clients future and security? Is there collaboration between insurance and financial services and with other professions to address all our clients financial needs?

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Merry Quizmas!

  • Tue 21 Dec 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Online

Dig out your Christmas jumpers, tinsel headbands and Santa hats! Our hugely enjoyable virtual quiz is back for a Christmas special, and this time there's an exciting opportunity to get even more competitive as the Leeds and Manchester Institutes go head to head for bragging rights!

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Emerging Professionals Christmas Pub Crawl

  • Tue 21 Dec 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

We are very excited to finally announce an Emerging Insurance Professionals Networking opportunity after sometime. So come and join us for an evening to discuss plans for 2022.

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North East Institutes Webinar: Building Resilience and Sustainability in the 21st Century

  • Tue 07 Dec 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    • Dr Jim Glockling, RISCAuthority
    • Ian Gibbs, Sedgwick
    • Matt Barker, RAB Consultants Ltd

This webinar explores what the terms Resilience and Sustainability mean in an Insurance related context, including an overview of current legislation as it relates to building resilience and sustainability and an introduction to the imminent Building Safety Act. We also look at today’s housing stocks, current resilience measures (pre and post incident damage), and current innovative thinking.

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Virtual Book Club (15)

  • Mon 06 Dec 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
  • Online

Register your place today and get involved with this wonderful group activity.

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Restoring Trust in Insurance by Improving Customer Service

  • Wed 24 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Bernard Thornton

At a time when the public image of insurance has never been in a more intensive spotlight, this webinar looks at the joint issues of customer service and trust – inextricably linked and vital to the future prosperity of the insurance sector.

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Harrogate Webinar: General insurance pricing practices market study – what you need to know

  • Tue 02 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Adrian Golifer, Create Solutions Ltd

What you need to know about the FCA’s package of remedies to make insurance markets work well for all consumers. Firms have made great progress in implementing the requirements, however there is still a lot of uncertainty and confusion as to what firms needs to do and by when.

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Diploma in Insurance Online Training Programme

  • Fri 22 Oct – Mon 05 Dec
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institutes of the North East, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Diploma in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Dip CII in 14 months through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Leeds Treasure Hunt

  • Thu 21 Oct 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Insurance Institute of Leeds are hosting a Treasure Hunt! 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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Virtual Book Club (14)

  • Mon 18 Oct 7:15 am – 8:15 am
  • Online

Register your place today and get involved with this wonderful group activity.

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Different States of Mind

  • Tue 12 Oct 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Online
    • Kate Carney, Browne Jacobson
    • Scarlett Kates, Browne Jacobson

Following the recent Scottish case of Burnett or Grant (Respondent) v International Insurance Company of Hanover Limited, Browne Jacobson will be providing training on the differences between different states of mind and similar concepts such as recklessness, carelessness, negligence, dishonesty etc., and how these apply in an insurance context.

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