New customer service exam »
The CII has launched (IF9) Customer Service in Insurance, a new
Certificate in Insurance exam unit developed with the retail
insurance sector in mind.
IATA and CII join forces »
The CII and the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
have unveiled plans for a distance based learning programme aimed
specifically at those working in the air transport sector whose
responsibilities include any aspect of insurance.
Time to embrace technology »
Embracing technology is key to future success and advances in
the insurance sector, according to the CII's latest Future Risk
report. This is the fourth in a series celebrating the CII's
centenary year as a Chartered professional body.
Future leaders meet in Malaysia »
In July, the CII welcomed young members, insurance practitioners
and financial planners in Malaysia to get involved in the CII
Malaysia - Future Leaders Facebook group.
High-flying Glasgow quartet recognised »
Four financial services students, one from each university in
Glasgow, have been recognised by the partners behind Glasgow's
International Financial Services District (IFSD ) for achieving top
marks in their final exams.
Belfast prizegiving lives up to billing »
The Belfast Insurance Institute's (BII) annual awards ceremony
took place at Queen's University, Belfast on the 7 June and was,
without a doubt, one of the highlights of the BII's events
Ipswich Institute members dig deep for charity to celebrate centenary »
Glenn Thornton, immediate past president and Amanda Blanc,
president of the CII, attended a golf day and charity dinner hosted
by the Insurance Institute of Ipswich, Suffolk and North Essex in
Institutes showcase career opportunities »
The Insurance Institutes of Bristol and Cardiff are spearheading
the CII's efforts in the South West to attract the next generation
of young talent to the profession. Both institutes will be joining
forces with Career Academies UK to educate students aged between 16
and 18 about the potential opportunities offered by a career in
risk and financial services.
Manchester’s got style »
The Insurance Institute of Manchester and a number of the city's
celebrities brought extra style to the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate,
with a fundraising fashion show for The Christie hospital.
CYPG promotes business »
The Insurance Institute of Cardiff's Young Professionals Group
(CYPG) has recently run several business networking events to
promote opportunities for members to meet and socialise with
like-minded people from different sectors. July saw two very
different events take place - a wine tasting evening held at the
prestigious St David's Hotel and Spa in Cardiff Bay, followed later
by an evening seminar from business coach Melissa Kidd.
Apprenticeships benefit from virtuous circle »
As more firms come on board, the number of interns and
apprentices is hitting record levels. Caspar Bartington charts
progress in this area and reports on the success of the CII's very
PFS Technical news August 2012 »
The following articles were highlighted in the September FS
HMRC wins CGT avoidance case
Offshore policies - time apportionment
The (continuing) power of dividends
GDP = Gross Domestic Plummet?
Inflation reverses direction
PPF issues guide to the 2012/13 Pension Protection
Singapore firm becomes Chartered »
Sterling Knight has become Singapore's first insurance broker to
be awarded the Chartered insurance broker title by the CII.
U35 Asia group lunches and learns »
The Under 35s Insurance Group Asia (U35 Asia), in partnership
with CII, has launched its inaugural learning and development
series at Lloyd's, Asia Square, themed: Third party litigation
funding and after the event insurance.
CII’s new London Market Qualification sells out in a month »
The Chartered Insurance Institute's (CII) new Certificate in
London Market Insurance Specialisation has reached full capacity
just one month after launch, revealing a strong demand for
dedicated qualifications tailored to the London insurance