Understanding the basics of regulation in the UK insurance industry 15 June

Thursday, 15 June 2023
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (UK time)


Understanding the basics of regulation in the UK insurance industry

Presented by Alan Chandler

15 JUNE 2023

From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

We welcome all members & guests to attend between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. via Zoom a webinar being delivered by Alan Chandler, Insurance Trainer and Consultant.

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This webinar looks to provide an overview of the history of regulation within the UK insurance industry, who are the main regulators, how do they regulate and why regulation is so essential.

The presentation will examine the principle-based approach to regulation put in place by the UK regulators and how this differs from rules based regulation in many other countries. it will also look at the main aspects of regulation including fair treatment for customer, ICOBS, training and competence requirements and solvency margins.

All staff need to have an overview of how regulation applies to the insurance industry within which they work, and this presentation will provide this overview.


Following the presentation delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the history of regulation within the UK and why it is so essential.
  • Understand the concept of principle-based approach to regulation.
  • Understand fair treatment of customers, ICOBS, Training and competence requirements and solvency margins.

About the speaker:

Alan is widely regarded as one of the most popular and respected insurance presenters in the world. He has taken thousands of people through to ACII qualification including many national prize winners, as well as delivering a vast array of technical presentations on Commercial and Personal lines insurances.

Alan's webinars have been viewed across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, North America and South America and his audience numbers last year were well over 100,000. He has devised and delivered training programmes for major insurers and brokers including Zurich, Allianz, Aviva, Hiscox, Lloyd’s, NIG, NFU, Gallagher, Aon, Towergate, GRP, Aston Lark/Howdens, James Hallam and Marsh as well as for the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Alan has undertaken operational management roles in three major global companies running underwriting and broking functions. In order to fulfil a long-term ambition, he set up his own insurance training company, something that he had always longed to do as he is passionate about training. A number of Alan’s pieces of work have been published internationally and he is regularly called upon to provide expert legal guidance on insurance matters.

The webinar will be held via Zoom from 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Upon booking a place you will be sent confirmation of the booking but you will not be sent a link to join the webinar until shortly before the session so please look out for this!

With Best Wishes

The Insurance Institute of Southampton

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Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Southampton, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

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.