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The Nottingham Insurance Institute Golf Competition

  • Tue 04 Jul 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Rufford Park Golf & Country Club

This is a Charity event and an Open Competition where all players are welcome whether or not they work in the Insurance Industry so why not put a team together and bring your friends or use it as a client entertaining day – ALL WELCOME.

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Find your flow: Confident presenting, on point, without a script

  • Tue 13 Jun 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • Andy Currie, Think Distinct

Really great presenters make it seem so effortless. There’s something aesthetic to the flow of their presentation, and then BOOM they deliver that killer point, a sweet spot, that gets to the heart of what you need to hear. They do it all in a way that seems natural and unscripted. To get really confident at presenting, there are some key competences that really help you get to the next level. You need a way to build persuasive structures while giving you room to move around the topic. This master class shows you how!

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The New Discount Rate: what you need to know

  • Tue 06 Jun 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • James Arrowsmith, Browne Jacobson

On 27 February the new discount rate for injury claims was announced. The announcement was overdue but the decision to fix the rate at minus 0.75% likely came as a surprise to many. We know the change will increase claims spend, hit insurers’ bottom line, and impact premiums.

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Where do I begin? Researching, structuring and writing coursework assignments

  • Thu 01 Jun 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • Jeff Heasman

This practical and interactive seminar is aimed at candidates studying towards CII qualifications that include a coursework element. With no tutor support and having to complete coursework assignments alongside a hectic professional life, this seminar teaches key study skills to help you get started with your assignments and ensure you write the best possible submission.

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Gin tasting under the City

  • Thu 25 May 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Malt Cross

Join us in the depths of Nottingham's historic sandstone caves for an atmospheric gin tasting experience. Explore up to 5 different gins with complimenting tonics, learn about the heritage of gin and its distillation process as well as how to make the perfect G&T garnish and all.

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Annual General Meeting 2017

  • Thu 18 May 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
  • The Cross Keys

We need you! (To get down to our AGM, that is...)

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Insurance Fraud - The Fight Goes On

  • Thu 18 May 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • Scott Clayton, Zurich

An insight into the current fraud risks and the attempts by the industry to increase detection and prosecutions. Delegates will understand the extent of fraud, the different types across various Lines of Business and the various detection techniques.

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Making The Most Of LinkedIn

  • Tue 09 May 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • Kate Tyler, Shake Social

Many of us are on LinkedIn but not everyone is getting the most out of it. This intensive session will share the secret to being successful with it. Discover how to enhance your profile, network effectively and build a meaningful presence that generates leads.

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Pension Plan Allowances – A Phantom Menace?!

  • Thu 04 May 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Novotel Hotel East Midlands
    • Andy Nash, Prudential

In this technical session, Andy will cover the challenges and opportunities that surround both the Annual and Lifetime Allowances. He will make clear how the relief’s may be maximised and the pitfalls to avoid.

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Serious Injury Claims

  • Thu 27 Apr 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

Dealing with personal injury claims is an important aspect of claims handling work. This session will arm delegates with the knowledge required to make good early reserving and tactical decisions in serious injury cases. Also, an insight will be given as to how these decisions flow through the later stages of litigation. The sessions will consider too the tactical options available to a claims handling business such as, rehabilitation, surveillance, expert evidence, dealing with uncooperative claimants and robust repudiations.

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Added Value Products - Friend or Foe?

  • Wed 05 Apr 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • David Ross ACII CIP, Valeos

The market for the use and distribution of Added Value Products (so called "add ons") faces considerable uncertainty as the FCA takes greater interest in their role within the insurance market. This lecture aims to provide attendees with an insight into the current regulatory position, supported by case studies, and also to outline strategies for the ongoing use of these products

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CII Written Exams

  • Mon 03 Apr – Wed 05 Apr
  • Venue TBC

CII WRITTEN EXAMS - PLEASE SEE YOUR EXAM PERMIT FOR FULL DETAILS

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Getting The Most Out Of Twitter

  • Tue 28 Mar 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham
    • Kate Tyler, Shake Social

Still not getting the most out of Twitter? This jam-packed session will look at why Twitter works, how to use it effectively from a business perspective and what tips and tricks you need to know.

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Advising vulnerable clients

  • Wed 22 Mar 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

At some point in their professional career, advisers are likely to be engaged with clients who could be deemed to be in a vulnerable state. This hour long seminar will introduce some of the key issues that professionals need to be aware of when dealing with individuals whose judgement may be affected by mental or emotional influences. It will also suggest guidance to help advisers mitigate the risks involved whilst still delivering sound advice.

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2017 General Knowledge Quiz

  • Tue 14 Mar 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Alea Casino

Our ever popular quiz makes a return for 2017.

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Improve your communication skills

  • Wed 01 Mar 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

Success is often achieved through effective communication, but how effectively are we currently communicating with ourselves and our clients and colleagues? This practical and interactive session will focus on how we can understand ourselves better in order to understand our clients better. The session will review how individually held values and beliefs may be helpful or unhelpful as well as the reasons why it is essential for any negotiator/ communicator to be on the same wave length as their clients.

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Cancelled - Policy Trigger Litigation - Mesothelioma Claims

  • Thu 23 Feb 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

Derek Adamson, a Partner at DWF LLP and Head of Occupational Health & Casualty, will provide an update on the current legal position regarding mesothelioma claims following the recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Zurich v International Energy Group.

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NII Annual Dinner 2017

  • Fri 27 Jan 6:15 pm – 12:30 am
  • East Midlands Conference Centre

It is that time of year again when we all get together to celebrate the achievements from the year. We will again return to the East Midlands Conference Centre which has its own onsite Orchard Hotel.

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Trusts and their use in estate planning

  • Thu 26 Jan 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

This hour long seminar will explain the key role that trusts can play in the estate planning process. It will outline the risks and benefits of using them and will explore the different types available, how they work and the impact of them being used incorrectly. We will also consider their impact on the estate administration process.

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Pool Re and terrorism cover – A dynamic risk

  • Tue 06 Dec 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham

This session will cover will cover why the Pool Re scheme still exists and how it is changing to meet the modern threat.

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