Previous events

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An overview of Commercial Package Insurance

  • Mon 22 Mar 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Alan Chandler

This webinar will provide a practical look into the various sections of a typical commercial package insurance policy, what is covered and what protection a commercial customer actually obtains, so that brokers, underwriters and claims staff alike can be confident when explaining the different sections of cover.

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Softskills Webinar from APD

  • Wed 17 Feb 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    • Hywel Griffiths, APD Resolutions Ltd

This Soft Skills Webinar via Zoom will delve into the effectiveness of good leadership - and how some subtle changes can be adapted to improve leadership in the working environment.

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Personal Injury Claims - Where Next?

  • Thu 03 Dec 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Bernard Thornton

Over the last 30 years, few areas of the insurance market have seen such frequent and significant changes than that of personal injury claims. Various reforms have been introduced in attempts to tackle sensitive issues such as access to justice, fraud, legal fees and their effect on premium levels. Unsurprisingly these have generated strong feelings on all sides of the argument.

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NMU Marine Insurance - a discussion on Cover, Claims and Clauses

  • Thu 26 Nov – Thu 26 Nov
    • Michael Boyd, NMU

A discussion with Michael Boyd from NMU Insurance covering Marine Insurance Clauses, Claims examples and variations in cover.

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Online CPD Webinar - COVID-19 Test Case Discussion

  • Wed 07 Oct. 10:00 am
    • Aaron Le Marquer, Fenchurch Law

In this session, Aaron Le Marquer will discuss the outcome to the Covid-19 Test Case and the ramifications on the insurance industry, especially the Broker

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IIPB Annual General Meeting 2020 - Webinar

  • Thu 30 Apr 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Your council invites you to attend the 2020 Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute of Preston & Blackpool. Hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members. Link to Webinar will be emailed.

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Online CPD Webinar Available: 'Does my BI policy cover COVID-19?

  • Thu 02 Apr 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    • Alan Chandler

Webinar: A plain English explanation of how to answer the most common question of the moment: 'does my Bi policy cover COVID-19?'

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NMU Marine Insurance - Seminar Cancelled

  • Wed 18 Mar 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Holiday Inn, Walton Summit

Unfortunately, IIPB has had to postpone the March Educational Seminar due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Professional Indemnity

  • Wed 12 Feb. 8:30 am
  • Holiday Inn, Walton Summit
    • Tim Jones, MPR Underwriting Ltd

Professional Indemnity Seminar hosted by MPR Underwriting Ltd

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IIPB Christmas Lunch 2019

  • Fri 06 Dec 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Ashlar House

We are pleased to provide details of this years Insurance Institute of Preston & Blackpool Christmas Lunch.

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How Brexit will be managed for Client Portfolio's

  • Wed 20 Nov. 8:00 am
  • Holiday Inn, Walton Summit
    • Diane O'Connor FPFS, St James Place

The November IIPD Seminar is going to focus on How Brexit will be Managed for Client Portfolio's

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Business Interruption Educational Seminar

  • Wed 16 Oct. 8:00 am
  • Holiday Inn, Walton Summit
    • Alan Hornby, rradar Ltd

In this talk, Alan Hornby explores wide area damage using the case of Orient Express Hotels Ltd v Assicurazioni Generali SpA as the basis of understanding the operation of BI insurance and raising awareness of the pitfalls that can catch you out and possible solutions that exist.

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IIPB Annual Dinner 2019

  • Fri 04 Oct 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
  • Ribby Hall Holiday Village

The IIPB Annual Dinner Dance is at Ribby Hall again this year - Friday 4th October.

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CPD Day Event - Communication Skills and Claims Fraud

  • Thu 19 Sep 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • Samlesbury Hotel J31 on M6
    • Michael Quigley, Kataholus
    • Scott Clayton, Zurich Insurance

The first CPD event presented by IIPB will be a day session with two sessions providing 5 Hours of CPD. The Morning Session will see Michael Quigley of Kataholus will present a session on Communication Skills. In the Afternoon, we will be joined by Scott Clayton - Head of Claims Fraud at Zurich.

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Risk Management with PIB

  • Thu 25 Apr 7:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Holiday Inn, Walton Summit
    • Stuart Nixon, PIB Risk Management

This lecture will delve into well known and new Health & Safety Legislation as well as discussing the benefits of improving or introducing good safety management systems.

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IIPB Annual General Meeting 2019

  • Thu 18 Apr 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The Holiday Inn

Your council invites you to attend the 2019 Annual General Meeting of The Insurance Institute of Preston & Blackpool. Hear first-hand reports from council members on previous and future activities and vote on the appointment of new council members.

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Cyber Seminar presented by QBE

  • Thu 28 Mar. 8:00 am
  • Samlesbury Hotel J31 on M6
    • Erica Constance, QBE European Operations

Cyber is an ever growing threat in modern society with new attacks being reported almost daily. This lecture hosed by Erica Constance from QBE should shed further light on what coverage is best suited to business and ways in which attacks can be presented in the first place.

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Drones

  • Thu 24 Jan 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Samlesbury Hotel J31 on M6
    • Tom Chamberlain, Allianz
    • Tony Avery, Allianz

This Seminar will discuss the impact Drones may have on the future of the Insurance Industry, the risks this new technology creates and the coverage available.

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IIPB Christmas Lunch

  • Fri 07 Dec 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Ashlar House

With Christmas Parties being organised across many offices at present, the IIPB Council would like to confirm the date for the 2018 Lunch

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Grenfell Tower Fire – Casualty Losses

  • Thu 22 Nov. 9:00 am
  • Samlesbury Hotel J31 on M6
    • James Jensen, AIG

An on-going public inquiry and massive media profile, The Grenfell Tower Fire is possibly the highest profile loss in the UK since Buncefield, with civil claims inevitable.

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