Previous events

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2018 Summer Quiz

  • Fri 24 Aug 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Market House

Join us for our Summer Quiz hosted by the Mid Kent CII Young Professionals’ on Friday 24th August.

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Study skills, Exam Techniques & Coursework (1)

  • Wed 18 Jul 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Alison Cooper FCII Dip PFS, ACT One Training Services

The aim of this three hour session is to help candidates to discover the art of learning the CII/PFS way, to discover shortcuts but still maximise marks.

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Digitalisation in Insurance

  • Thu 12 Jul 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Laura Smith, Konsileo

This seminar will address the role of the increasingly digitalised world and how this is likely to impact the sales techniques of the Insurance Broker. Whilst client-facing brokers do continue to succeed via the use of traditional sales methods, we will be focussing on how to turbo charge these methods through the use of social media. Insurance Brokers should be aware of the opportunity the digital world brings along with how to embrace these new channels to boost both their profile and revenue.

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The Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) - what you MUST do by 1 October 2018 (1)

  • Thu 21 Jun 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Covea Insurance Ltd
    • Branko Bjelobaba

A one hour briefing presented by Branko Bjelobaba FCII, FCA Compliance Consultant and CII Accredited Advanced General Insurance Trainer

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Implications of Brexit

  • Wed 30 May 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Deborah Newberry, Kennedys Law

The aim of this one hour session is to build on our existing understanding of how Brexit will impact insurance businesses

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Driverless Cars

  • Thu 10 May 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • David Williams, AXA Insurance

The aim of this one hour session is to discuss the future of road transport and the implications for insurance

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AGM

  • Tue 08 May – Mon 24 Apr
  • The Village Hotel

Join us for our Annual General Meeting

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Dinner & Dance

  • Fri 27 Apr – Sat 28 Apr
  • Leeds Castle

Join us for our prestigious 84th Annual Dinner Dance in the grounds of Leeds Castle.

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Emotional Intelligence (EI)

  • Thu 15 Mar. 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Brian Shaw, Radius 360 Ltd

The aim of this one hour session is to differentiate between having an emotion and doing something about it. It will introduce and establish the importance of emotional intelligence.

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Kent Conference 2018: A Disruptive World

  • Wed 07 Mar 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
  • Mercure Great Danes Hotel

Book your place(s) now!

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Study skills, Exam Techniques & Coursework

  • Tue 27 Feb 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Alison Cooper FCII Dip PFS, ACT One Training Services

The aim of this three hour session is to help candidates to discover the art of learning the CII/PFS way, to discover shortcuts but still maximise marks.

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PFS Exam Study Course - R04 Pensions and Retirement Planning - February 2018

  • Thu 22 Feb 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
  • K2 Leisure Centre
    • John Trayner

Provided by the Insurance Institute of Sussex, this one-day course aims to significantly improve delegates' chances of passing their exam by developing an understanding of the key technical points that are likely to be tested.

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PFS Exam Study Course - J02 - Trusts - February 2018

  • Mon 19 Feb 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
  • K2 Leisure Centre
    • John Trayner

Provided by the Insurance Institute of Sussex, this one-day course aims to significantly improve delegates' chances of passing their exam by developing an understanding of the key technical points that are likely to be tested.

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Young Achiever Award 2018

  • Tue 06 Feb – Fri 16 Mar

Young Achiever of the Year 2018 That's right we are excited to announce that NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the 2018 Young Achiever Award!The award - which will be presented to the winner at the Mid Kent Annual Dinner on 27th April 2018 - champions and celebrates the hard-work, dedication and commitment of young professionals within the local insurance and financial services industry. Anyone who feels they have gone above and beyond, with outstanding success and personal business achievements can nominate themselves - or be nominated by a line / senior manager in their business - for this prestigious award and become the next winner of the Mid Kent Young Achiever Award. How to nominate..... You can download the nomination form and an explanation of the selection criteria below. All nominations need to be received by the closing date of 16th March 2018 - submitted by email to rachealnoble@astonscott.com. The winner will be announced at the Mid Kent Annual Dinner on Friday 27th April 2018, held at Leeds Castle, Maidstone, with shortlisted nominees receiving a VIP invitation to this prestigious occasion as guests of the institute on the Young Person's table. A cheque for of £500 will be awarded to the winner and the two runners up will receive prizes of £250. We hope you can play a part in this award and look forward to receiving your nominations. Please feel free to contact Racheal Noble if you require any further information, and look forward to receiving your applications. Jamie Lewis President

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

  • Thu 25 Jan. 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII, Branko Ltd

Many significant changes are proposed when this becomes law on 25 May 2018 - will you be able to make the changes? This event is for all manner of firms handling any type of client data. The briefing will focus on the General Insurance and Financial Services sector with discussion around marketing consents, use of data for underwriting purposes and to tackle fraud and deal with insureds who have had a 'track record' and may ask for erasure!

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Hacking - the new "STING"

  • Thu 16 Nov. 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express
    • Steve McLaughlin, Steve Mac Media

Hacking is a very real threat for businesses of all sizes: cybercrime is estimated to cost business more than £21bn a year. Professional hackers use seven steps, some of which terrorists use to get to know an organisation. Understanding these, training your staff on how they can be hacked, is the best way to defend yourself

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Lloyd's of London tour

  • Tue 14 Nov 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Lloyd's of London

We will be hosting a guided tour of the prestigious Lloyd's of London building - come and join us!

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Presentation on the change in the Ogden Table rate (discount rate)

  • Thu 12 Oct. 6:15 pm
  • The Royal Wells Hotel, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8BE
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institute of Royal Tunbridge Wells are please to offer you a presentation on the change in the Ogden Table Rate (discount rate) and how it will bring about major premium hikes in many classes of business

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Considerations when insuring for Business Interruption

  • Thu 28 Sep. 5:30 pm
  • Pizza Express

Rajen Rajput's presentation looks at the principal considerations when insuring for business interruption.

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5-a-side Football Tournament

  • Tue 12 Sep 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • PlayFootball Gillingham

The Annual Mid Kent CII Five-a-side football tournament is back! Does your team have what it takes to win the coveted trophy? If so, then keep reading…

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