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Mindfulness Programme 2024: Thoughts are not Facts (TO BE RESCHEDULED)

  • Fri 12 Jul 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
    • Jonathan Bates, Breathworks

BREATHWORKS & JONATHAN BATES are excited to be delivering a Mindfulness for Stress programme running throughout 2024 specifically designed for insurance professionals. Jonathan will provide you with tools and techniques to manage stress more effectively and improve overall emotional health. This session’s topic is Thoughts are not Facts – Friday 12th July 2024 12-12:45pm. NOW CANCELLED and to be rescheduled at a later date.

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Join IIM, iCAN and Partners for a Summer Social!

  • Wed 10 Jul 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Aon Manchester

We are delighted to be partnering with iCAN to invite you to this iCAN Manchester event, to promote diversity and career progression in Manchester.

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IIM Bitesize High Net Worth

  • Thu 04 Jul 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Ann Owen, Aviva Private Clients

This session will focus on the fundamentals of High Net Worth home and motor policies and why and how they differ from a standard policy. We will explore High Net Worth risks and underwriting considerations and challenges.

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Style In The City 2024

  • Fri 28 Jun. 11:00 am
  • The Midland Hotel

The President of the Insurance Institute of Manchester is delighted to announce that our annual Style in the City event will take place on Friday 28th June 2024 at The Midland Hotel, Manchester!

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IIM Bitesize: Cyber Broker Essentials

  • Tue 25 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Joe Tracey, CFC Underwriting

This session will focus on the fundamentals of cyber risk by exploring why, how and where losses arise for business across the UK as a result of cybercrime. The session will look at key methods criminals use to extort businesses and uncover just how fatal first party losses alone can become.

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Mindfulness Programme 2024: Making Home in the Present Moment

  • Fri 14 Jun 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
  • Online
    • Jonathan Bates, Breathworks

BREATHWORKS & JONATHAN BATES are excited to be delivering a Mindfulness for Stress programme running throughout 2024 specifically designed for insurance professionals. Jonathan will provide you with tools and techniques to manage stress more effectively and improve overall emotional health. This session’s topic is Making a Home in the Present Moment – Friday 24th May 2024 12-12:45pm

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IIM Bitesize: Construction - CAR/EAR and DSU

  • Fri 31 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Nigel Ward, Aviva

Join us for an ‘IIM Bitesize’ session to introduce or refresh knowledge and awareness of particular areas of the insurance industry. Learn your way around the distinct elements of construction insurance policies including Construction All Risk (CAR) for structures and materials in the event of damage, Erection All Risk (EAR) when installing machinery and Delay in Start Up (DSU) for financial loss

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Mindfulness Programme 2024: Use Your Imagination

  • Fri 24 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jonathan Bates, Breathworks

This is the fifth of twelve Mindfulness Programme sessions we have for you in 2024. It will last approximately 30-45 minutes and include a practice such as meditation. Participants will also be provided with guidance on how to bring mindfulness into their daily lives.

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RESCHEDULED: Mindfulness Programme 2024: Rest Into Gravity

  • Fri 17 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jonathan Bates, Breathworks

This event has been rescheduled from 10th May 2024. This is the fourth of twelve Mindfulness Programme sessions we have for you in 2024. It will last approximately 30-45 minutes and include a practice such as meditation. Participants will also be provided with guidance on how to bring mindfulness into their daily lives.

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PFS Essential skills for the modern financial planner

  • Thu 16 May 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Manchester Art Gallery
    • Phil Bray, The Yardstick Agency
    • Ed Darling, Project Charisma
    • Andy Nash, M&G Wealth
    • Lisa Webster, AJ Bell

On behalf of the PFS Greater Manchester Regional Committee, we invite you to our inaugural event. The event will explore the vital skills you need to thrive: High level communication and brand development together with technology that adds efficiency to your business.

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MCA Annual Dinner

  • Fri 10 May
  • Manchester Hall

The Manchester Claims Association Annual Dinner is being held at Manchester Hall (Roof top Terrace) on Friday 10 May 2024. This is a fantastic social event in the legal calendar to invite your guests along to enjoy a fabulous informal evening at a great venue with live music from A Few Good Men. If you would like to book a table, then please complete the booking form which can be found on our website and follow the booking instructions.

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Football Tournament 2024

  • Fri 26 Apr 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Lucozade Powerleague

It's back! The fiercest football competition in Europe, bar none!

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In-person CPD and AGM: The Future of Cyber Risks

  • Thu 25 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Manchester Art Gallery
    • John Batty, Bridge Insurance Brokers Limited
    • Mathew Prentice, HSB Engineering Insurance
    • Sam Cheshire, Gallagher
    • Nigel Collins, McLarens
    • Ambre Cross, Clyde & Co

In the world of cyber, the risks are constantly evolving. ChatGPT and other AI software are now commonplace in many businesses, including within insurance and financial services. Join us for a panel session, led by John Batty, to hear from an insurer, broker, loss adjuster and a lawyer who will share their recent experiences to forecast how the risks and their thoughts on how the cyber market will evolve and how the insurance market and clients will respond. There will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions.

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Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Thu 25 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Manchester Art Gallery

We need you! To get down to our AGM... Your local institute council invites you to attend their 2024 Annual General Meeting in order to hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members for the forthcoming year. If you feel you could make a positive contribution to your institute, it is an ideal first step to becoming involved. Book your place today.

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NEW DATE Mindfulness Programme 2024: The 4 Bs of Breath

  • Fri 19 Apr. 12:00 pm

Our industry can be fast-paced and often stressful in nature. This program will be a great opportunity for participants to benefit from overall well-being whether it be within the workplace, or on a personal level.

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Young Broker Day Networking Drinks in Manchester

  • Thu 18 Apr 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Revolucion de Cuba

The IIM is delighted to support BIBA and iCAN with the promotion of the Young Broker Networking Drinks. Join us on Thursday 18th April from 5pm for networking drinks at Revolucion de Cuba. This event is free and an opportunity for you to meet like-minded young insurance professionals before Young Broker Day.

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Webinar: Improving Your Personal Brand

  • Wed 17 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Phil Turner, Chartered Insurance Institute

Phil Turner, The Business Development Executive at the Chartered Insurance Institute will be holding a session aimed at assisting existing and new members to improve their personal brand. This session will provide insights into the benefits of being a CII member and how it can be the focal point of your career progression by offering a host of learning materials , resources and advice, with particular emphasis on development of your personal brand.

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Understanding Dementia and how you can support people affected by it

  • Tue 16 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jo Maylon, Dementia Friend

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about the Dementia Friends programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.

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"The changing face of the property landscape in Manchester"

  • Mon 15 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • DAC Beachcroft Office
    • Marcus Dixon, JLL
    • Richard Wharton, JLL
    • Rhys Evans, JLL

This session will provide an overview of the Manchester property market from a residential, office and occupier perspective led by 3 experts on the topic. This session will have the option to attend via webinar or in person, please note there will be limited number of spaces for in person attendees.

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Insurance Institute of Manchester Leadership Programme 2024

  • Fri 12 Apr. 12:00 pm

The Insurance Institute of Manchester is offering you the chance to join a leadership programme to help you develop your career. Over 6 months from May 2024, successful applicants will attend 9 workshops, the dates will be announced in advance and each will be face to face and half day.

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