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Hawkins - Corrosion in the Power Industry

  • Thu 30 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Giuseppe Scatigno, Hawkins

Giuseppe will focus on two widespread corrosion mechanisms that routinely lead to large business interruption claims in the power industry: Corrosion Under Insulation, and Microbiologically Induced Corrosion. He will discuss causes of these degradation mechanisms, as well as how to recognise and prevent them.

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Hawkins Webinar - Investigating Fires Involving Biomass Boilers

  • Thu 23 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Camilla Gosling, Hawkins

Hawkins has investigated many fires associated with biomass boilers, but over the past few years there has been a noticeable increase in instructions of fires relating to their use. In this webinar, Camilla discusses what biomass boilers are, how they work, and how they can cause fires.

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Cert CII Fast Track Remote Learning Programme

  • Wed 22 Nov – Mon 05 Feb
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institutes of the South, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Certificate in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Cert CII in 14 weeks through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Emerging litigation trends webinar

  • Wed 22 Nov 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Online
    • Amanda McClimond, DAC Beachcroft
    • Sean McGahan, DAC Beachcroft

In this casualty webinar, Amanda McClimond and Sean McGahan explore emerging litigation risks, drawing on national and international trends to include business interruption, under insurance, social inflation, and cyber issues; and how to best respond to such risks.

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Diploma in Insurance Online Training Programme

  • Mon 20 Nov – Mon 17 Feb
    • Alan Chandler

The Insurance Institutes of the South, in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Insurers, is delighted to offer a fast track initiative to help members gain their Diploma in Insurance. This programme offers members the opportunity to benefit from a FREE study course specifically designed to help students attain their Dip CII in 15 months through structured learning. If you would like to advance your CII qualifications, now is the time to do so.

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Hawkins Webinar - Push-fit Fittings & Statistical Analysis

  • Thu 09 Nov 9:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Online
    • Dr Gerald Deshais, Hawkins

Gerald will discuss examples where Hawkins has investigated escapes of water caused by a fault in a push-fit fitting, and how laboratory inspection can be conducted to generate data that allows us to compare the characteristics of exhibit and exemplar fittings, in order to determine the cause of failure.

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Joint Learning and Development (CPD) Conference

  • Wed 18 Oct 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
  • Lingfield Park Resort

There is still time to reserve your place for year's annual CPD conference, which is taking place on Wednesday 18 October at Lingfield Park Resort. Jointly hosted by the Insurance Institute of Sussex and North Downs Insurance Institute, it will be of interest to all general insurance professionals and will deliver 5 hours of quality CPD to attendees. The range of topical subjects has now been finalised and will cover: - the Building Safety Act 2022 - developments in cyber insurance - electric vehicles and their insurance implications - fraudulent injury claims - malicious risks and the current challenges faced by insurance clients in our modern world - renewable energy insurance These will all be presented by experts in their field. Further details can be found on our website by clicking on the Book Now button.

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PFS Thames Valley Specialist Regional Roadshow | Accumulation & Investment | 2023

  • Tue 17 Oct 8:45 am – 2:40 pm
  • Reading FC Conference and Events
    • Amy Henderson, TIME
    • George Rolls, M&G
    • George Fox, Jupiter
    • James Amy, Orbis
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Hawkins Webinar - Leaking Pipes & Cylinders – Common Themes between the Industry and the Airing Cupboard

  • Thu 12 Oct 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Philippa Moore, Hawkins

Reflecting on common themes that lead to leaks and failures in high-integrity industries, or the pipework in your home. The topics divide into: · Materials and Methods – specifications and established fabrication procedures · Installation Skill – how individuals demonstrate competency Service Conditions – corrosion and stresses over time causing failure

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Hawkins Webinar - Fibre Reinforced Composite Pipes & Tanks/Pressure Vessels

  • Thu 28 Sep 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Amir Hajdaei, Hawkins

Amir explains what a fibre reinforced composite is, where they are used, and some of the methods for manufacturing pipes and tanks made from composites. He will also discuss the reasons why they are becoming ever more popular and some of the failures that can occur in pipes and tanks/pressure vessels.

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RO6 (Financial Planning Practice) Pre Exam Training, Thursday 28th September 2023 - online distance learning event

  • Thu 28 Sep 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

The RO6 preparation day aims to increase your chances of passing the exam. This intensive workshop will work through the case studies that will be examined in the RO6 exam on Thursday 5th October 2023. The session is recorded and a copy is sent out to all delegates.

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PFS Thames Valley Autumn Conference

  • Tue 19 Sep 8:45 am – 3:00 pm
  • Reading FC Conference and Events
    • Karl Steadman, JUST
    • Phil Griffin, Quilter
    • Andy Woollon, Zurich
    • James Bird, Fidelity
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AF7 (Pension Transfers) Pre-exam Training Monday 18th September 2023 - online distance learning event

  • Mon 18 Sep 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

This course covers the main topics of the AF7 syllabus in preparation for the AF7 exam on Tuesday 26th September 2023. This session is recorded and a copy is sent out to all delegates.

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Hawkins Webinar - The Effects of Hydrogen on Materials Properties: Hawkins’ Experience in the Context of Insurance Claims

  • Thu 14 Sep 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Lin Sun, Hawkins

Introducing the basic characteristics of hydrogen, the current trend for its applications, and its effects on materials. Lin includes recent examples of materials failures in the context of insurance claims.

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AF4 (Investment Planning) Pre-Exam Training, 2 Day Course - Thursday 14th September & Friday 15th September 2023- online distance learning event

  • Thu 14 Sep 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

This two day course course the main aspects of investment planning covered in the AF4 syllabus and exam in preparation for the AF4 exam on Tuesday 3rd October 2023. All sessions are recorded and sent out to all the delegates.

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AF5 (Financial Planning Process) Pre-Exam Training, Tuesday 5th September 2023 - online distance learning event

  • Tue 05 Sep 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

To review the factfind issued by the CII in August/September 2023, in preparation for the AF5 exam on Tuesday 19th September 2023. This session is recorded and a copy is sent out to all delegates.

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M92 Revision online course

  • Fri 01 Sep 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Webinar
    • Alan Chandler

This intensive three hour revision session is designed to help you develop your exam technique and knowledge for the M92 Insurance Business and Finance module. Led by one of the UK's foremost insurance trainers , Alan Chandler, the syllabus will be explained in plain English with practical examples. The session will not only cover the main areas of the syllabus but also what the examiner looks for in respect of both multiple choice and coursework, as well as an interactive opportunity to ask Alan about any areas of the syllabus where candidates are stuck. It does not matter where you are in your M92 journey, Alan will make it appropriate for you, and the interactive typing function created by the CII will mean you can ask Alan questions at anytime during the presentation should you need clarity.

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Hawkins Webinar - Sprinkler Systems, & the Potential Problems

  • Thu 31 Aug 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Christabel Evans, Hawkins

Christabel provides a review of sprinkler pipework including: Commissioning process Material compatibility and what can go wrong

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AF1 (Personal Tax & Trust Planning) Pre Exam Training, Tuesday 29th August & Friday 1st September 2023 - online distance learning event

  • Tue 29 Aug 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

A 2 day course covering the AF1 syllabus and exam in preparation for the AF1 exam on Thursday 12th September. All sessions are recorded and sent out to all the delegates.

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Hawkins Webinar - Inclusion Conclusion

  • Thu 17 Aug 9:30 am – 10:10 am
  • Online
    • Dr Eleanor Jay, Hawkins

Glass is often thermally toughened, and whilst this imparts strength, it can also leave it vulnerable to fracture by debris from manufacture; inclusions. Elly will discuss types of glass and the manner in which they fracture, looking at some real life examples.

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