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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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Relevant life policies - part two

30 March 2015
This is the second in a series of articles on relevant life policies. A RLP can be effected by an employer on the life of a single employee or a group of employees. As stated in the first article, we cover RLPs on a single life basis first and this article looks at how such a RLP is established.    Read more »

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Reducing fire risk at waste management sites »

In this Insurance Institute of London Lecture, Chris Jones, Chairman of WISH forum speaks about efforts being made in the waste industry to address both the fire risk issues and the public's concern, often resulting from increasing media attention in recent years on the number and scale of fires at sites storing and handling waste and recycling. 

CII briefing: Budget 2015 »

A briefing for members on the last Budget before the 2015 General Election.

Cash is king, but at a cost »

Most interest rates around the world are at, or close to, all time lows. The extreme case is Switzerland, where the national bank has set anegativebase rate of -0.75%; meaning that it charges to take cash deposits. The reasoning behind central banks setting low or negative interest rates is complex, but two broad aims are:

Recent additions to the CII library »

A list of recent book purchases by month, from May 2012 onwards. To view these and the full print 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 »