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Work wellness: How to boost your performance through a healthy diet

24-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Sarah McGrath, Nutritional Therapist at Body Balance Nutrition, provides tips on how simple diet changes can help to stabilise your energy levels for improved performance in the workplace.

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Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for Ireland

18-Jul-2017 09:42:56 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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In an article from our member magazine, The Insider, Tobias Müller and Robert Joniec of Müller Consultancy, give insights on what the Irish insurance market can expect following Brexit and how organisations can best prepare.

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InsurTech: Transforming the industry from within

12-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Hesus Inoma, CEO and Founder of InsurTech startup WeSavvy, explains how in an increasingly connected world, insurers need to embrace emerging technologies to meet consumer demand.

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How to make a study plan that really works

04-Jul-2017 16:56:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Study and exams

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Creating and sticking to a study plan can be difficult, particularly when you're trying to balance this with a busy home and work life. Whether you're facing the first exam you’ve sat in a while or you’re a seasoned student, knowing how to make a plan that fits in with your schedule is a key first step towards achieving success.

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GDPR: What's in store for insurance?

04-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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In the second issue of our member magazine, The Insider, Elaine Morrissey (Associate Solicitor at McDowell Purcell) looks at how EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact the insurance industry when it comes into force in May 2018.

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FAQ: I failed my exam. What now?

09-Jun-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Study and exams

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There are few things in life more disappointing than realising you’ve been unsuccessful in an exam.

There could be any number of reasons you didn’t pass. Maybe you were experiencing a personal difficulty that hindered your ability to study over the last few months. Perhaps your work schedule was so jam-packed that you didn’t have as much time to revise as you would have liked. Or maybe you can hold your hand up and say that you didn’t put in enough effort this time.

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What is an insurance apprenticeship? (And other FAQs)

31-May-2017 08:13:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Apprenticeships are a hot topic at the minute and if you're considering applying for one, there are a few key points you should know. Here are some of the frequently asked questions we've been receiving since the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship launched.

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Student Stories: The journey to conferral day

30-May-2017 09:41:40 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Study and exams, Student Stories

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When studying towards any qualification, it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel. The long evenings and weekends you give up to read textbooks, make notes and take mock exams can feel frustrating and never-ending. However, as you pass each exam and draw closer to your qualification, remember that there is plenty to look forward to beyond gaining extra letters after your name.

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Study advice: How to keep yourself motivated

26-May-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Study and exams

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Throughout the semester, it’s easy to let your carefully thought out study plan fall to the back of your mind. Work, family and social priorities can take over, which means you could miss a couple of weeks of valuable study time.

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Service with a smile: how to ensure great customer service

24-May-2017 00:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Anne Roberts, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Insurance Institute, writes about how in an increasingly faceless, digital world, great customer service is imperative.

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