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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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Flexible working: a CII guide

27 August 2015
CII flexible working guide. The way we work is changing. Attitudes and expectations, legislation and technology are helping to consign to history the view of the traditional set working day. Though not a new concept, flexible working is leading this shift in working culture. Recent legislation has given all employees the right to request flexible working arrangements – but employers need to think wider than the legal requirements. There are numerous benefits available to those who adopt a sensible and viable approach. Firms should consider its introduction as part of its wider business strategy and an exploration of new ways of working. This guide, one of a series produced by the CII to help thinking across the insurance sector, is here to help with those first tentative steps.    Read more »

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Suitability- ttitude to risk »

Jamie Farquhar takes an in-depth look at suitability, attitude to risk tools and how to avoid painting by numbers.

The rights of beneficiaries and challenging trustee decisions - part two »

Last month we looked at the rights of beneficiaries to information about the trust they benefit or may benefit from in the future. Having received that information, what if the beneficiary is not happy about what has happened? This month we look at the beneficiaries´ rights to challenge trustee decisions and to seek a remedy for a breach of trust. We will also consider how trustees can limit the risk of a challenge by a disgruntled beneficiary.

Market attractiveness and future prospects of the IndonesianTakaful insurance industry »

The text available here is an extract of the report "Market attractiveness and future prospects of the Indonesian Takaful insurance industry. ©Timetric. December, 2014". 

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.

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