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CPD Webinar: Creating Constructive Conversation

  • Wed 22 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Tom Flatau, TWI

Research shows that diverse groups perform better than homogenous ones. Yet by its very nature diversity is often a trigger for conflict and stress. So how do you create an environment where it is “safe” for everyone to speak up? In this webinar, we explore the mindsets, habits and behaviours of constructive conversations.

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Newcastle CII Annual Charity Quiz Night 9 May 2024

  • Thu 09 May – Thu 09 May

Newcastle CII Annual Charity Quiz Night Thursday 9th May, Doors open 7pm for a 7.30 start Shearer's Sports Bar and Lounge, St. James' Park, NE1 4ST Book your team by 25th April (Teams of 4 - 6) £5 per person

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Can We Trust AI in Insurance?

  • Thu 09 May 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

The issues of digital trust and responsible AI are amongst the most important issues facing the insurance industry. But what do we mean by digital trust and responsible AI? How does trust manifest itself in an increasingly digital and automated world?

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Notice of Annual General Meeting 2024

  • Mon 29 Apr 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute of Newcastle upon Tyne will be held on: Monday 29th April 2024 at 17:30. Venue: Azets, Bulman House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3LS

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Legal issues surrounding the use of AI in the Financial Services Sector

  • Tue 23 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Chris Connell, Blacks Solicitors LLP
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In Person CPD Event: Networking - A Professional Approach

  • Tue 23 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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    • Nick Thomas, Nick Thomas & Associates

Networking has massive benefits to individuals and organisations on multiple levels, and yet many neglect it completely, go through the motions or treat it solely as an opportunity to get out of the office and blow off some steam. This session, presented by Nick Thomas, emphasises a professional and structured approach to networking; exploring overall networking strategy, how to optimise results from specific events, and pays particular attention to networking for sales. It gives delegates the tools and insight to raise their networking game and reap the rewards for themselves and their employers.

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Spring Golf Meet - Newbiggin Golf Club 19/04/2024

  • Fri 19 Apr 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Insurance Institute of Newcastle upon Tyne Golfing Society will be running the Spring Meeting to be held at Newbiggin Golf Club on Friday 19th April 2024. The first tee is booked for 12:04 and we can accommodate up to 16 players. Places will be on a first come basis and is open to Insurance Institute members in the first instance. The cost will be £40 per person (Green Fee + bacon sandwich & coffee on arrival and £5 into the Sweep).

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Human v Automated Decision-Making: have we gone too far?

  • Wed 17 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

Based on doctoral research being conducted by Jeff Heasman and other sources of research and industry insights, this thought-provoking webinar will examine both sides of the debate and suggest a way forward to ensure the best possible outcome for the profession and for our clients.

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Insuring Non-Tangible Assets

  • Wed 17 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Diane Jenkins BA (Hons) ACII

In the modern business world, many businesses have valuable but non-tangible assets. Purchasing adequate insurance for such assets can be difficult. This session looks at the main types of intangible assets and the current insurance position for these.

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Wealth Preservation & Private Wealth and Succession

  • Thu 11 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Nick Rhodes, Blacks Solicitors LLP
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Generative AI Tools: how they are shaping the way advice is given and how customers are responding.

  • Wed 10 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

In this webinar, we will explore exactly what generative AI is and isn´t, how it is being used now, how it may be used in the future, and the potential benefits and pitfalls for companies and customers.

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Artificial Intelligence: a diversity and inclusion ticking time-bomb?

  • Thu 04 Apr 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

In this webinar, we will explore the issues of how AI potentially impacts issues of diversity and inclusion in both our internal and external relationships and what we need to be doing now with this ticking time-bomb!

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Wealth Preservation & Family Law

  • Thu 28 Mar 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Paul Lancaster, Blacks Solicitors LLP

•Advising clients purchasing properties with unequal contributions to deposits •Issues surrounding the bank of mum and dad assisting with property purchases.

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A plain English overview of reinsurance, including how reinsurance premiums affect the price charged to policyholders.

  • Fri 22 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This webinar will be presented by Alan Chandler, one of the most popular speakers in the UK. Alan will explain why reinsurance is so essential, the different types of reinsurance and how reinsurance can significantly affect policyholder’s premium and cover.

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Coaching Skills for Managers

  • Thu 21 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

This interactive session will provide tools and techniques for coaching and put into context how flexing your delivery style can produce different results tailored to the needs of each team member.

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CPD Webinar: An Introduction to Marine Cargo Insurance

  • Wed 13 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Hornby, Chartered Insurance Practitioner

Despite marine insurance being one of the oldest classes of business, for many in our profession it is not something they come across on a regular basis. This one-hour webinar provided by Alan Hornby is Part 1 of 3 of the webinar series on Marin Cargo Insurance. This session is aimed at those new to insurance or who want to refresh their knowledge of this important but often overlooked class of business.

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

  • Fri 08 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

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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YPG - AGM Thursday 7th March

  • Thu 07 Mar 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

YPG - AGM Saturday 7th March 6pm

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Telephone Skills for Insurance & Financial Services Professionals

  • Thu 29 Feb 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

The power of talk is important. The power of active listening is equally important. This is impossible to achieve through email and therefore it is crucial to ensure that when using the telephone, appropriate skills are applied, whether you are making the call, or someone else is calling you.

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Global threats facing the insurance industry

  • Thu 22 Feb 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Branko Bjelobaba

What are the global threats facing the insurance industry right now and how are these impacting UK insurers and brokers? This will be an interactive and wide-ranging talk and those attending will be actively encouraged to contribute with their own experiences. We will look at the differences in responses between insurers and brokers with brokers considering business conduct more of a concern than insurers.

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