WEBINAR: Property Insurance Statements of Fact – The Jargon Explained

Thursday, 22 April 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm (UK time)
    • Martin Loose

This session aims to give attendees a good understanding of the key terminology used by property insurers in their statements of fact and to look at insurers concerns regarding these issues.

Whilst the session is intended for those who are relatively inexperienced in property insurance, it will also provide a good refresher for the more experienced.

Objectives By the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

- Demonstrate an understanding of common construction terminology including “standard construction”, “non- combustible”, “timber framed” and “Composite Panels”.

- Identify some common building materials and state whether they are combustible or non-combustible.

- Explain what the IEE/IET Regulations are and show a basic understanding of electrical inspection requirements

- Describe the property insurance issues associated with portable heaters, recharging of forklift truck batteries, listed buildings, flat roofs and flammable substances

- Explain what insurers normal expectations would be regarding basic fire protection measures including fire extinguishers.

About Our Speaker

Martin has more than 32 years’ experience within the Risk Control divisions of major commercial insurers (GRE and AXA). Until January 2019 he managed an operational team of surveyors, a role which included maintaining technical standards, staff development, regional technical support to Underwriters and brokers as well as carrying out some property and BI surveys himself. He built up considerable experience as a presenter and trainer during his time at AXA.

Martin is now a self-employed consultant undertaking Risk Control Surveys for insurance companies and brokers in the West Sussex area and providing technical and soft skills training to those in the insurance and associated industries

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour's CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.