Previous events

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Webinar - How digital technologies are transforming the insurance market

  • Wed 14 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Neil Park

You can’t read an insurance publication without reading about how the insurance market is or is about to be transformed by technology and for those of us who started out in insurance with a fax machine it can be overwhelming! Certainly, video conferencing, cloud-based document management systems and other digital technologies have served us well in the pandemic but what other technologies will truly help us look after our customers better in the future? Are these technologies a threat or an opportunity?

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Webinar - Hard Talk: how to communicate with customers about price rises and other impacts of a hard market

  • Tue 13 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

This webinar will provide you with communication strategies that will enable you to communicate with clients in a way that keeps them on board now and for the future.

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Annual General Meeting 2021

  • Mon 12 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

To all members of The Insurance Institute of Newcastle upon Tyne Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute of Newcastle upon Tyne will be held on: Monday 12 April 2020 at: 17:30

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Webinar - Memory Skills

  • Tue 06 Apr 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    • Katharine Jones

Recalling important information and details when you need them can sometimes be a challenge. This session will help individuals understand how they can use their brain to improve their memory. It will also include practical techniques to make them more effective in their job role.

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Webinar - How to advise correctly on Business Interruption extensions and advanced loss of profit

  • Wed 31 Mar 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation looks specifically at BI extensions, the purpose of each one of them and how in each case an incident could give rise to a claim.

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Webinar - 5 risk management lessons all organisations can learn from the global response to Covid 19

  • Tue 23 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Neil Park

Pandemic was Number 1 on many government’s risk register and high on the list of many organisations’ risk radars but its sheer scale surprised us all. The crisis management planning of many organisations and governments has served them well but at other times we were frantically trying to catch up. So what risk management lessons can we learn from the pandemic?

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Webinar - 4 cyber loss scenarios you should use to test and demonstrate the coverage provided under your customers’ cyber insurance policies

  • Wed 03 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Neil Park

Cyber insurance policies are newer, less tested and arguably trickier to understand than property damage/business interruption policies so brokers and insurers must be able to clearly explain to customers the coverage and any limitations to the coverage to prevent similar policy disputes.

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Webinar - Developing Virtual Networking Skills

  • Tue 02 Mar 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    • Katharine Jones

Effective, engaging and enjoyable networking is an important part of your working life and easier than you think when working remotely. But it’s NOT all about using people for your gain. Rather, it IS about a win/win exchange of contacts, information, business referrals, and tips that help the other person as much as yourself.

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Webinar - Practical Mindfulness Techniques

  • Tue 09 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    • Katharine Jones

As we head into the dark winter nights, managing your wellbeing can be more challenging and many of us will find it harder to stay positive and productive. This session introduces a range of mindfulness techniques that will help you stay on top form.

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Webinar - Motor Legal Expenses Insurance

  • Thu 04 Feb 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Bernard Thornton

Motor Legal Expenses (MLE) is a class of insurance frequently misunderstood, overlooked or dismissed altogether. The webinar will be of value to those involved in Motor claims, underwriting, broking or anyone wishing to widen their knowledge of a highly topical and fast-moving aspect of general insurance.

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Webinar - 5 old school broking techniques which will still serve you and your customers well in a hard market in a digital world

  • Tue 02 Feb 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Neil Park

The Covid 19 crisis has both accelerated the insurance industry moving into a digital world as well as probably accelerating the market into a “hard market” where premium increases and capacity shortages may become common across many classes of insurance. Many brokers, insurers and reinsurers may never have experienced such a market and no one has worked through a hard market with the digital technologies which we now have at our disposal.

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Webinar - An overview of Professional indemnity insurance

  • Fri 29 Jan 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

This presentation provides an overview of professional indemnity insurance. It looks at the main case law underpinning the PI market, why the pi market is expanding in terms of number of policyholders needing the cover yet at the same time the capacity is decreasing.

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Webinar - FCA Test Case BI Supreme Court Appeal

  • Thu 21 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Branko Bjelobaba FCII

This comprehensive and interactive one-hour webinar will focus on the judgment of the Supreme Court following the appeal of the FCA’s ground-breaking test case at the High Court. The appeal concluded on 19 November and the judgment was handed down on 15 January 2021. Four days were spent setting out starkly differing views between the FCA and insurers.

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Webinar - Motor insurance, all you need to know in a nutshell

  • Wed 20 Jan 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

We all purchase motor insurance for ourselves and most brokers place it for their clients in some shape way or form, but how much do we really know about motor insurance.

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Webinar - Motivating individuals and teams remotely

  • Tue 12 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
    • Katharine Jones

When faced with the day-to-day pressures of work and management, keeping individuals and teams motivated can be a daunting challenge, especially when you are all working remotely. This session provides a range of approaches that will help you understand what motivates each person and how you can use this knowledge to inspire them in their work.

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Webinar - A plain English overview of Contractor’s insurance

  • Thu 07 Jan 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Alan Chandler

The presentation will look at the main insurance needs of a contractor. The webinar will include looking at contract works cover, understanding contractor liability cover including non-negligence cover, understanding the Business Interruption cover including understanding how to add fines and damages to the contractors’ policy and why current limits of indemnity are often not sufficient.

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Webinar - The insurance implications of Brexit

  • Thu 17 Dec 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    • Alan Chandler

This webinar will run through a brief history of how the EU has changed insurance, before exploring how the insurance industry could change from January, following Brexit.

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Webinar - How to set correct Bi sums insured in a Covid-19 affected economy, where the client’s book of accounts no longer resemble the correct long term trading position

  • Tue 15 Dec 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Alan Chandler

Two lockdowns and massive drops in customer numbers will mean the 2020 book of accounts for most businesses will have absolutely no reflection of the true earning capacity of that enterprise. So how do clients go about setting a correct Business interruption sums insured for the forthcoming period of insurance?

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Webinar - An Insurance Christmas Story

  • Mon 14 Dec 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

This amusing and fun webinar will look at the magic of the Christmas story through the eyes of The Three Wise Insurance Execs, as they set out on their camels to reach The Lloyd´s Building in London, above which a guiding star shines brightly.

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Webinar - The Thinking Paradox

  • Wed 09 Dec 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Jeff Heasman

When are the best decisions made and how can we learn to think or unthink when we need to?  How can we learn to trust our instincts more when we need to?

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