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GLOW Walk - 19th March 2022

  • Sat 19 Mar. 6:30 pm

Sign up and Glow the distance! Light up the night at Glow this March. Glow is a series of fun and colourful night walks, which raise money for life-changing dementia support.

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Inclusion – Differences are a strength not an obstacle

  • Fri 11 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Lisa Collins, Objective HR
    • Angela Pearson, Objective HR

Come join us to discuss the importance of inclusivity in the workplace with this 1-hour webinar! With organisations recognising that inclusion and diversity is of serious concern (plus it is also a focus on the FCA’s agenda), this CPD session will provide you the opportunity to consider your own organisations’ current practices and pick up some tips on how to become a more inclusive organisation.

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SAVE THE DATE: Legal Update

  • Thu 03 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online

This event will focus a legal update delivered by Weightmans - please save the date - time to be confirmed.

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Development Programme Application

  • Mon 28 Feb.

The Insurance Institute of Manchester is offering you the chance to join a programme to help you develop your career. Apply now!

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Property Claims Cost Inflation

  • Fri 18 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Darren Anderton ACILA, North, McLarens
    • William Thomson BSc(Hons) MRICS RMaPS, McLarens

We've seen rises enter the market across the board in the Insurance market. This insightful session brought to us by McLarens Loss Adjusters will help us to understand and be able to relay the rationale for the changes in the market. It will explore a multitude of influencing factors and also offer some opinion around where the market goes from here.

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Random Act of Kindness

  • Thu 17 Feb.

In our crazy, scheduled worlds, we rarely take the time to slow down and reflect on how fortunate we are… well Random Act of Kindness (RAOK) Day provides just that opportunity!

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Sha Hussain – The Power of Gratitude and Kindness

  • Fri 11 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Sha Hussain, The Wellness Movement

To commemorate Random Acts of Kindness Day in 2022, MIIndful Manchester are happy to announce an informative and interactive webinar on The Power of Gratitude and Kindness with keynote speaker Sha Hussain. Come on this session to find out how you can improve your wellbeing and live a healthier and more active lifestyle!

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Water Damage

  • Thu 03 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Andrew Vincent, Polygon

The Insurance Institute of Manchester is happy to announce that their next event will focus on water damage. Covering the basics of survey process, mitigation, moisture measurement and drying techniques.

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Suicide & Co – Suicide, A Conversation Guide.

  • Fri 21 Jan 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Amelia Wrighton & Emma Morrisroe, Suicide & Co.

Bereavement in all forms can be traumatic, however suicide often brings a range of added emotions to navigate. In conjunction with Suicide Prevention Day earlier in the week, MII have invited Suicide & Co to discuss how we can engage in conversations around suicide-related grief and to explore the support available for bereaved individuals.

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CPD Afternoon and Networking Drinks: 2022 Looking to the Future

  • Thu 20 Jan 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • etc. venues Manchester
    • Lior Koskas, Digilog UK Ltd
    • Marie Emerson, Hawkins Ltd

MII are happy to announce the date for our first face to face event in the New Year! This 2 speaker conference will involve two 45 minute sessions with a short refreshment break in between followed by an evening of networking drinks.

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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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M05 Law: Diploma Study Day

  • Thu 16 Dec 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Online

Phil will host an overview and study day which will be of great interest to anyone undertaking their M05 exam. Due to limited places, please only book onto this if you are registered for the unit and have begun your studies.

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Managing the Risks of Stress and Burnout

  • Mon 06 Dec 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Claire Russell, Mental Health in Business

During this 1-hour session participants will learn about the effects of stress, how to manage stress, the link between burnout and mental health, and how to avoid burnout. This is an interactive session specially designed to ensure effective learning in a short timeframe within an online environment.

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“The rising tide of Flooding Claims” – A review of the current position in respect of flooding liabilities.

  • Wed 01 Dec 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Online
    • Duncan Muress, Sedgewick UK
    • Dan Peck, Sedgewick UK

With the increase in extreme weather events and the rise in claims for flood damage. We consider the applicable case law and the legal liability issues at common law of both naturally occurring flooding due to extreme weather events and flooding occurring or exacerbated by action/inaction of the landowner/occupier.

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International Men’s Day - 'In Conversation with Tom Chapman'

  • Fri 19 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Tom Chapman

In celebration of International Men's Day, award-winning barber, author, public speaker and international educator, Tom Chapman is hosting a Q&A talk.

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E-Scooters: The noise being generated by this silent transport

  • Wed 17 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • David Spencer, BLM

With expansion of local authority trial schemes, private ownership apparently on the rise (and with Christmas around the corner…) the first claims from e-scooter use have started to appear.

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Non-injury Liability (for property damage claims)

  • Wed 03 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Online
    • Neil Irving, DWF Law LLP
    • Mark Mulgrave, DWF Law LLP

In this talk, we look at the recent rise in product liability claims, recap the applicable legislative framework and other causes of action, and examine potential available defences.

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Halloween Quiz!

  • Wed 27 Oct 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
  • Online

Dig out your witches and wizard costumes and get your pumpkins carved for show. Our hugely enjoyable virtual quiz is back for a spooky Halloween special.

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability in a hard market – making the case to clients

  • Thu 21 Oct – Thu 16 Sep
  • Online
    • Nick Thomas, HSBC
    • Diane Jenkins BA (Hons), ACII, Chartered Insurance Broker, Education Secretary and former chairperson of the London Business Interruption Association

D&O can be a difficult class of business for clients to understand and insurers/brokers to sell (especially in the current hard market). This session looks at these issues and suggests some practical solutions.

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Staying Positive in an Uncertain World

  • Tue 12 Oct 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Online
    • Martin Robert Hall

MIIndful Manchester are happy to announce their next webinar with keynote speaker Martin Robert Hall.

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