Previous events

All previous events

Webinar - Fixed Costs Extension with Horwich Farrelly

  • Wed 29 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Paul McCarthy, 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.

View event details

How ETF’s work – a behind the scenes and what to avoid

  • Thu 23 Nov 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Alan Kinnaird Chartered FSCI, Walker Crips Investment Management

ETF's - how they work, how they are developing and what you need to know.

View event details

Household Insurance - Dealing with Under Insurance

  • Mon 20 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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.

View event details

Webinar - Contractors All Risks - An introduction

  • Wed 15 Nov 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates

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.

View event details

Insurance Institute of Middlesbrough 101st Annual Dinner - Cancelled

  • Fri 10 Nov 7:00 pm – 11:50 pm
  • Leonardo Hotel

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.

View event details

Understanding how insurers calculate a motor fleet rate

  • Thu 19 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Training

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.

View event details

In-person Conference - Insuring the future: Modern methods of construction, the underwriting of modular buildings, and impacts on claims

  • Thu 12 Oct 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wetherby Racecourse
    • Dave Hill, Corroventa
    • Kerry Smith, McLarens
    • James Clarke, Hawkins
    • Jack Corden, Davis French & Associates
    • Colin Kite, Polygon

Join us for our annual in-person conference, organised by the insurance institutes of the North-East. Industry experts come together to explore modern methods of construction in an interactive case-study based format.

View event details

Webinar: Inflation Goes High, We Go Low

  • Tue 03 Oct 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Simoney Kyriakou

Are you in charge of the UK economy? Do you work for the Bank of England? If the answers to these are 'no', then you may be forgiven for thinking there's not much you can do about inflation. But financial advice professionals are very much at the front line when it comes to helping clients navigate what inflation means for them and their finances.

View event details

The Rise of Errors and Omission Claims Against Brokers and why Broker Pi premiums are soaring

  • Tue 08 Aug 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Training

Broker Professional Indemnity premiums are in many cases doubling which reflect the fact that Pi underwriters believe the possibility of claims against brokers has never been higher. This presentation will explore why the number of errors and omission claims against brokers are on the increase and how these can potentially be mitigated.

View event details

Webinar - Everyone Counts!

  • Tue 25 Jul 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Sam Sims, National Numeracy

A shocking 49% of adults in the UK have the numeracy level expected of a primary school child. This increases vulnerability to debt, fraud, financial exclusion and unemployment, and contributes to up to £25 billion each year in lost earnings. This webinar will introduce the issue of low numeracy in the UK, as well as the work and impact of National Numeracy towards addressing it.

View event details

Webinar - General Legal / Legislative developments affecting insurance coverage

  • Thu 20 Jul 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
    • Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates

This session will look at developments over the last few years in legal decisions and legislation that affects insurance policies. • Review of cases - BI litigation - up-date on recent cases - Proximate Cause - implication for exclusions • FCA multi-occupancy report • Key legislation, including: - On-Line Safety Bill - Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill - Buildings Safety Act - The Financial Services and Markets Bill

View event details

FCA GI Consumer Duty and update

  • Tue 18 Jul 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII MIoD, Branko Ltd

The FCA has made it clear that "some firms may be further behind in their thinking and planning for the Duty. This brings a risk that they may not be ready in time, or they may struggle to embed the Duty effectively throughout their business." Are you ready?

View event details

CPD Event - Creating and Claiming Value in Negotiations

  • Wed 07 Jun 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • AMP
    • Jeff Heasman, MABP, LL.B (Hons), LL.M

This event, presented by Jeff Heasman, MABP, LL.B (Hons), LL.M, focuses on how to create and claim value in a negotiation. A critical skill in a hard market. Please see the event page for further details.

View event details

Webinar: Rest, Recovery, Recharge - Ready for Productivity

  • Tue 30 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

The well-known phrase “I`ll sleep when I die” is old school. The number of hours worked DOES NOT correlate with performance. This session addresses the WHY, WHAT and HOW to rest, recover and recharge, so that you are ready to achieve!

View event details

Webinar: Exploring Inclusion and Diversity - Considering Socio-economic background and creating inclusive environments

  • Wed 24 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Rose Sellman-Leava, Inclusive Futures CIC
    • Jess Woodsford, Inclusive Futures CIC

Despite not being one of the 9 protected characteristics under the Equality Act, people from lower socio-economic backgrounds experience bias, discrimination and significant inequality of opportunity.

View event details

Webinar: Building barriers to burnout and bridges to brilliance

  • Tue 16 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

Would you feed your Ferrari frogs? If the answer is a big fat “NO” then this course is for you. If you want to fuel your body for physical health, it is vital that you understand and apply the contents of this course.

View event details

CII Examination techniques - May 2023

  • Mon 15 May 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler, Alan Chandler Insurance Training and Consultancy

This three-hour workshop (which will include a break) will aid all those who are taking CII or PFS examinations. It is a generic overview delivered by Alan Chandler, who is one of the most popular insurance presenters in the UK, and who has been both tutor and examiner for many different CII subjects.

View event details

Webinar: Food for Mood

  • Tue 02 May 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

Although your brain is only 2% of your body weight, it consumes 20% of the calories you eat. So, why on earth when we think about nutrition are we often lead to focus on body image? Fuel your mind, and mental strength you will find!

View event details

Webinar - The changing face of fraud in a challenging economic climate

  • Thu 27 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Damian Ward, Keooghs LLP

This session will look at how fraud trends change in a challenging economic climate, the types of fraud that appear more often and any new trends. This will predominently will be focused on Insurance fraud, but there is likely to be a cross over with more general fraud types. The presenter is Damian Ward, Partner and Head of Motor and Counter Fraud at Keoghs LLP.

View event details

Webinar: Working From Home & Hybrid… Without Forgetting Health & Happiness

  • Tue 18 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Anna Reddy, Leap Health

WFH&H…WFH&H...! Gain a greater awareness of the health habits that hinder and help your productivity when WFH&H. We'll explore nutrition, movement, sleep, positive noise, & productivity winners, whilst linking these to your individual world.

View event details