Free training - Learn British Sign Language (BSL) for free through Mbro CII
The Insurance Institute of Middlesbrough would like to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 3rd December, by offering a limited number of our members the chance to learn British Sign Language for free. The BLS course is provided by British Sign and is designed for Beginners. The course is online, and contains 10 lessons that you can participate in at your own pace. Each lesson ends with an assessment, once the course is complete you are provided with a certificate once you have scored 85% or more. The course is a 20hr CPD accredited course and will be available for 2 years. Our subscription to each course will also help fund free courses to those that do not have the financial means.
Mon 04 Dec – Tue 05 Dec
Webinar: Flooding: Risk, Resilience and Recoveries
This webinar uses case studies to discuss factors that affect flood risk to existing properties and new developments, how flood risk can be reduced using property flood resilience (‘PFR’) measures, and how a forensic hydrologist / expert witness can assist in subrogated recoveries involving flood damage.
Wed 06 Dec 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Richard Keightley, Hawkins & Associates
Webinar - Fixed Costs Extension with Horwich Farrelly
Join us for an insightful seminar on the Fixed Costs Extension which came into effect on 01/10/23. This session will provide you with an overview of the key elements of the new regime, with a particular emphasis on the opportunities and risks it presents to insurers.
Wed 29 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Paul McCarthy, Horwich Farrelly
How ETF’s work – a behind the scenes and what to avoid
ETF's - how they work, how they are developing and what you need to know.
Thu 23 Nov 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Alan Kinnaird Chartered FSCI, Walker Crips Investment Management
Household Insurance - Dealing with Under Insurance
This webinar, delivered by Alan Chandler, one of the most popular presenters in the UK, examines the challenge of making sure personal lines policyholders avoid under insurance. Where the insured has to provide a building sum insured, only 10% of policyholders in the UK get this correct, we can therefore see there is a major issue of under insurance. Challenges also exist in bedroom rated policies. Inner limits are often not taken into account leaving a policyholder badly under insured at point of claim. Alan will look at what needs to be taken into account in respect of setting Household policy cover on the correct footing.
Mon 20 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webinar - Contractors All Risks - An introduction
The contractors all risks (CAR) insurance market is a dynamic and complex sector that covers a wide range of construction projects and risks. The CAR insurance market has undergone drastic change since 2018, transitioning from a very soft market with low premiums and broad coverage to a hard market with restricted coverage, increased rates and excesses, and reduced capacity 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.
Wed 15 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates
Insurance Institute of Middlesbrough 101st Annual Dinner - Cancelled
Unfortunately the Insurance Institute of Middlesbrough have had to take the decision to cancel this years Annual Dinner. We are sorry for any inconvenience it may have cause and shall be contacting our members in due course.
Fri 10 Nov 7:00 pm – 11:50 pm
Understanding how insurers calculate a motor fleet rate
This presentation will look at how Insurers compile a motor fleet history and why brokers need to be aware of the cut-off date used. The webinar will explore the way in which underwriters look at fleet claims trends, and how they go about adding in expenses to obtain the quotation they offer your client. Very importantly, the presentation also looks at fleet risk management improvements that could be put in place by a client, and why it is so essential that a broker proactively brings these to the attention of an insurer.
Thu 19 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Training