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A collection of technical and market information to support and inform CII and Personal Finance Society members – both those working in the industry and those undertaking their professional qualifications
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How to study & increase your chances of passing the CII exams

09 September 2014
Two senior examiners give you top tips and techniques to help you improve your chances of success when taking CII examinations.    Read more »

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Behavioural Economics explained »

The Financial Conduct Authority has made behavioural economics a mainstay of its regulatory approach to both general insurance and financial services. In this Faculty continuing professional development seminar we explain what Behavioural Economics is, why it matters and what members need to be aware of. 

Education, education, education »

In the past decade or so, there has been a growing school of thought that, well, school needs more thought. Education in the UK does not reflect the modern world in which we currently live - the most popular complaint at the moment is the lack of computing science taught, given the importance of information technology in the UK and the global economy. 

What's in a name? The new pension lexicon »

The Pension Schemes Bill, published in June 2014 has slipped under the radar for many financial advisers as the headlines have been occupied with pension flexibility. Publication of the bill has also enabled the government to implement a section of the 2011 Pensions Act which has also passed by largely unnoticed. 

Recent additions to the CII library »

A list of recent book purchases by month, from May 2012 onwards. To view these and the full offline collection, please visit the library catalogue. Most of these books can be borrowed by CII members, and a postal service is available. For further information, please contact the library at or call 0207 417 4415/3574.

Insurance Institute of London

The Insurance Institute of London (IIL) aims to raise the levels of professional knowledge of those working in insurance in London and assists members in their career development and supports the role and work of the CII. Podcasts, videos and lecture notes from past IIL lectures are available on this site.

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Policy and Public Affairs

The CII is committed to enhancing the reputation and standing of the insurance and financial services sector. To support this, Policy and Public Affairs produce material covering a wide range of subjects including UK and European regulation, industry developments, legislation and regular public affairs updates.

Policy research »