Digital CPD content

Online access to CPD

In addition to locally hosted events, the local institute network provides you with access to a library of online CPD in conjunction with the CII which you can access at your convenience. A selection can be found below.

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CII Societies

CII Societies are dedicated professional communities serving the needs of those in the major sectors of insurance and financial advice; providing a dedicated programme of continuing professional development and good practice guidance.

Naturally, we see a wide range of issues and concerns amongst our members. The debate around business interruption continues in earnest, and we await the outcome of the FCA’s upcoming test case with interest. The case aims to resolve contractual uncertainty in a number of selected BI insurance policies. Whatever the outcome, the clarity that it will provide will surely be welcomed by all stakeholders.

Early evidence of the impact of the coronavirus on claims trends is being seen as well. With less cars on the road and more people staying at home, claims on motor and household policies have fallen dramatically in some areas. The current situation has also offered a host of opportunities for criminal activity, including an increase in scams and cyber-crime.

There is no doubt that the insurance industry faces reputational risks from its response to the pandemic, and it would be naïve to assume there will not be difficult conversations and disputes in the months ahead. That’s why it is especially important that we continue to place the best outcomes for our customers and clients at the heart of what we do. It has been pleasing to see many insurers displaying remarkable flexibility and supporting the public in innovative ways, including discounted or reduced premiums, and extending cover and support to medical staff and key workers.

Climate change and the insurance sector, gain CPD through this new Professional Focus lecture. Explore the latest climate research and projections, climate impacts, likely future scenarios and the effect of these to the insurance sector.

SM&CR from your living room, What are the D&O liability exposures and coverage issues arising from COVID-19? In this article we explore senior management accountability and the current economic situation.

Maintaining public trust during a crisis, in this article we examine the effects that COVID-19 has had on the insurance sector, focusing on policy wordings, and the insurable and uninsurable risks that consumers face.

New Coronavirus Hub each society has launched a new resource hub, bringing together the latest guidance and insight from across the insurance community, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to deal with a rapidly changing business environment.

How coronavirus is affecting insurance COVID-19 will impact insurance claims and the way future products are sold. This summary looks at what regulators and industry bodies have said so far and why business continuity plans are more important than ever.

Remote wellbeing the societies look at how to maintain good mental health while working at home.