30 seconds interview: Chartered status must be the norm »
Interview with Amanda Blanc, CII president and chief executive
officer of Axa Commercial Lines
Amanda Blanc elected new CII president »
Amanda Blanc, chief executive officer of Chartered insurer Axa
Insurance Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary, has been
elected as the 116th president of the CII.
New qualification a sell-out »
Demand has soared for the CII's new Certificate in London Market
Insurance Specialisation, which has reached full capacity just one
month after launch.
Looking to the future »
The Worshipful Company of Insurers' annual networking event took
place recently, with more than 80 young people from inner London
meeting a wide range of insurance professionals.
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.
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.
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.