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WEBINAR - Contractors All Risks - an Introduction

  • Wed 22 May 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Diane Jenkins BA [Hons], ACII, Chartered Insurance Broker
    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas and Associates

This session examines Contract Works policies and what they cover, what are the main cover issues (including defect exclusions) and the information brokers need to place the cover.

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Happiness at Work

  • Tue 21 May 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Online
    • Claire Russell, Mental Health in Business

Mental Health in Business believes that happiness at work should be a top priority for all organisations, big and small, national and international. That’s why they have developed this session, especially for the International Happiness at Work Week (23 – 27 September, 2024), the International Week of Happiness at Work.

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WEBINAR - 5 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE CLAIMS HANDLERS IN INSURANCE

  • Wed 08 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman MABP, PGCert CELTA, LL.B (Hons), LL.M

Using his vast experience as a former litigation executive acting on behalf of claimants, as a senior liability adjuster acting on behalf of insurers, and now training claims handlers across the world, Jeff Heasman delivers this session in which he highlights what he has identified as the top 5 habits of highly effective claims handlers. The session looks at how these habits impact the performance of individual claims handlers, their teams, companies and also the experience of the customer. This session is valuable not only for claims handlers but everyone within the insurance industry.

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Annual Dinner 2024

  • Fri 03 May 7:00 pm
  • Leeds Castle

Our 2024 Annual Dinner will once again be held at the popular and prestigious location of Leeds Castle. Join us for an evening of networking, fine dining, and entertainment. To thank you for all of your support over the past year we will have an early bird price reducing the cost of a table by £120! Tickets for this are limited so this has to be offered on a first come first served basis. Please click the link for more information about the dinner and to book your tickets now!

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Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Mon 29 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Allianz Maidstone

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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WEBINAR - Effective Networking Skills

  • Tue 23 Apr 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Mary Eniolu, Can Do Academy

Effective Networking Skills Gain the skills to expand your network and start unlocking opportunities through strategic connections.

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R06 Financial Planning Practice April 2024

  • Tue 16 Apr 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • ZOOM WEBINAR
    • John Trayner
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Kent Conference 2024 - Navigating rapid transformative global change

  • Tue 16 Apr 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
  • Kent Showground, Events Centre, The Clive Emson Building, Maidstone

We are delighted to hold our eleventh annual conference once again on Tuesday 16th April. The event provides a superb opportunity to enjoy a fantastic day of education, debate and networking. It is always our aim for you to have plenty of take-aways of thought provoking ideas to implement and share. The event is relevant to many issues the sector faces, and is an enabler to further your knowledge and understanding to assist you within the scope of your role, and share within the workplace or even outside! From feedback ‘as the one to attend’, we cover a wide range of topics from a variety of presenters along with lunch and refreshments, and certainly recommend you bring along your colleagues or contacts in order to gain CPD.

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WEBINAR - PROXIMATE CAUSE AND EXCLUSIONS: THE COURT OF APPEAL PROVIDES FURTHER GUIDANCE

  • Thu 11 Apr 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman MABP, PGCert CELTA, LL.B (Hons), LL.M

In January 2023 the Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in the case of Brian Leighton (Garages) Ltd v Allianz Insurance Plc. The case provides further guidance as to what should be taken into account when considering scope of cover and especially proximate cause and exclusions. In this session, Jeff Heasman will examine the key aspects of the judgment and its impact on insureds and insurers.

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Webinar – Let's Talk Menopause

  • Wed 03 Apr 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    • Jeanette Forder, Phoenix Wellness Coaching
    • Lisa Watson, Watson's Health

The menopause can have a big impact on the daily lives of employees and, in turn, have a negative impact on their performance and attendance at work. This session aims to help raise awareness of the challenges it can cause and the simple actions that can help women thrive in the workplace.

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M05 Revision Course

  • Fri 22 Mar – Fri 19 Apr
    • Adrian Toomey ACII, Intuition Training

M05 Insurance law Revision Session 1 - 9.30am-12.30pm 22nd March Revision Session 2 - 9.30am-12.30pm 19th April Session Overview Learners will gain insight into all areas of the M05 syllabus and build confidence to take their exam, using real-life examples to illustrate the many principles covered in the unit. The session is suitable for any learners with a reasonable level of familiarity with the M05 textbook, looking to prepare and revise for the exam.

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WEBINAR – What causes a market cycle and are we heading into a soft market in 2024?

  • Mon 18 Mar 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Hard markets usually last around a maximum of three years and this latest one started in 2020. This presentation, delivered by Alan Chandler one of the UK’s most popular presenters, looks at what causes market cycles in the insurance industry and what is likely to occur in 2024.

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M92 Revision Course

  • Fri 15 Mar – Fri 12 Apr
    • Adrian Toomey ACII, Intuition Training

M92 Insurance business & finance Revision Session 1 - 9.30am-12.30pm 15th March 2024 Revision Session 2 - 9.30am-12.30pm 12th April 2024 Session Overview Learners will gain insight into all areas of the M92 syllabus and build confidence to take their exam, using real-life examples to illustrate the many principles covered in the unit. The session is suitable for any learners with a reasonable level of familiarity with the M92 textbook, looking to prepare and revise for the exam.

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IF1 Revision Course

  • Fri 08 Mar – Fri 05 Apr
    • Adrian Toomey ACII, Intuition Training

IF1 Insurance legal & regulatory Revision Session 1 - 9.30am-12.30pm 8th March 2024 Revision Session 2 - 9.30am-12.30pm 5th April 2024 Session Overview Learners will gain insight into all areas of the IF1 syllabus and build confidence to take their exam, using real-life examples to illustrate the many principles covered in the unit. The session is suitable for any learners with some familiarity with the IF1 textbook, looking to prepare and revise for the exam.

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AF7 Pension Transfers February 2024

  • Thu 22 Feb 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • ZOOM WEBINAR
    • John Trayner
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An Introduction to Allyship

  • Tue 20 Feb 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Online
    • Dawn Jackson, The Clear Company

This webinar is intended to increase your awareness, build knowledge, and give you practical skills to support a more inclusive workplace and your becoming an ally in and out of the office. The session will explore the link between inclusion, equity, and allyship and describe the importance of allyship in the workplace. We will explore practical ways allies behave in the workplace, show you how to identify opportunities to be an ally as well as discuss some misconceptions about allyship. The session concludes with some final takeaways and a call to action to support the development of an inclusive culture in the insurance and financial services sectors.

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WEBINAR - PUBLIC LIABILITY: WHERE ARE WE HEADING? A REVIEW OF RECENT CASE LAW

  • Tue 06 Feb 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman MABP, PGCert CELTA, LL.B (Hons), LL.M

Recent case law in the area of public liability has revealed some trends in the way that the courts are dealing with liability issues. An analysis of these trends is going to be very useful when we begin to look at new classes of claims likely to arise, especially following the Covid-19 pandemic. This webinar will analyse recent case law in the UK and provide an overview of key liability trends and where they are likely to lead in the coming years and what we should be doing now as an insurance industry to prepare.

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AF5 Financial Planning Process February 2024

  • Mon 05 Feb 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • ZOOM WEBINAR
    • John Trayner
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AF4 Investment Planning Remote Study Course Q1 2024

  • Tue 23 Jan. 9:30 am
  • ZOOM WEBINAR
    • John Trayner
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