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The New Normal: A Vicarious Liability Minefield

  • Thu 26 Aug 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Webinar

In April 2020 the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in Various Claimants v Morrisons Supermarkets. The Supreme Court applied certain tests in that case which, when applied to the current hybrid work situation, higher use of social media by employees and increased operational risks around data protection, create a legal minefield. This webinar will walk you through this potential legal minefield and provide risk management solutions to ensure employees and employers do not become the subject of vicarious liability claims.

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Hybrid Working - tips on working and managing in hybrid work environments

  • Thu 12 Aug 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Webinar

As we return to working in offices, there will continue to be restrictions with the number of people there: there will be some individuals continuing to work remotely. How can we work efficiently; lead projects and get work done with a hybrid workforce? There are a number of challenges with this method of working.

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FCA New Rules for Pricing Practices

  • Mon 26 Jul 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online
    • Jill Hambley, Insurance Compliance Services

The FCA has released its Policy Statement and final rules on general insurance pricing practices. The FCA has largely implemented the policy as set out in its earlier Consultation Paper but has made some concessions around reporting and timings having received over 100 responses to the Consultation.

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Vacant Properties

  • Thu 15 Jul 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Online

In a vacant property any damage is likely to be exacerbated by the length of time it takes for the damage to be noticed and repaired. Covid-19 and the introduction of national lockdowns meant that 2020 saw a dramatic increase in the number of buildings being left vacant for an extended period, with little or no warning and time to prepare and has meant that de-commissioning of the building and services were not undertaken.

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Gaining client and prospect attention in the virtual world

  • Wed 07 Jul 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Webinar

Research into ‘virtual selling’ shows that gaining client or customer attention and maintaining engagement is the biggest challenge to ‘sellers’ with 91% reporting this to be somewhat or significantly challenging. We explore the shifting buyer-seller [adviser-client] dynamic of recent years, how new, complex and risky environments present opportunities to engage with prospects and clients and the tools to grasp the opportunities.

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WEBINAR: Water Damage the Basics

  • Tue 22 Jun 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Andrew Vincent, Polygon

This webinar, from Polygon, provides an introduction into water damage - the basics of the survey process, mitigation, moisture measurement and drying techniques.

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YPG WEBINAR: Developing Assertiveness

  • Tue 01 Jun 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Michael Quigley, Kataholos

Aimed at young professionals or those new to the profession, this webinar provides hints and tips on developing your assertiveness in the workplace.

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WEBINAR: The basics of cargo insurance and 5 powerful reasons why clients should have cargo insurance cover

  • Wed 26 May 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Alan Wilkins, Mercari Risk
    • Henry Haystead, Mercari Risk

During this webinar, Alan Wilkins and Henry Haystead, directors of MercariRisk will: walk through the Institute Cargo Clauses A, B and C, the major hazards to goods being shipped in containers; how carrier’s limit their liability based on weight; the rights and obligations of buyers and sellers when contracting internationally; and finally General Average and Salvage - the sting in the tail for cargo owners who do not take out cargo insurance.

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