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Celebrating Diversity — Through Apprenticeships

22-Jan-2019 17:05:25 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice

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Promoting and celebrating diversity is an important aspect of good people management.

Focusing on skills development, particular to our industry, the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship, developed in 2016 has enabled many talented individuals, to gain employment in our sector, that may not otherwise have had the opportunity.

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Our top 5 blog posts of 2018

13-Dec-2018 11:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Women in Insurance, Student Stories

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As 2018 comes to an end, we take a look at our most popular blog posts from this year. We've had a look at what your favorite blogs were over the past 12 months, and we've broken them down into one list, bringing you our top 5 posts since January. Want a refresher on our top study tips from an award winning apprentice? Or do you want to take another look at our interview with Inga Beale? You've come to the right place.

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6 Things to Know Before Clicking Submit

10-Dec-2018 10:00:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in CPD, The Insurance Institute

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Our member services team has once again filled us in on some of the challenges facing you, our members in regards to completing and submitting their CPD before the December 31st deadline.

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The Changing Face of Insurance: 5 Things We've Learned From This Quarters Insider

26-Oct-2018 12:23:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in The Insider, Student Stories, Industry Insights, Study and exams, Thinkpiece, Careers

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If you missed this quarter's edition of the Insider magazine, don't worry. Here are the 5 things we've all learned from it. Also, don't forget, you can still catch up in the member area, or by emailing us to get your hands on a printed copy.

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Why you need to BeSMART when it comes to Health & Safety Management

05-Oct-2018 11:03:59 / by The Insurance Institute posted in CPD

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Investing in health and safety management is something that every business, enterprise or organisation must commit to. While it is a vital aspect of any working environment, controlling costs of health and safety can be difficult, particularly for smaller organisations. This article from the Health And Safety Authority shows you how their free, online tool, BeSMART can help.

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Getting To Know: Insurance Institute of Galway President, John Walsh

21-Jun-2018 15:34:03 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Uncategorized

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New Local Institute Presidents were appointed in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Sligo earlier this year. In this special 'Getting to Know' series we sat down with them to learn more about their agendas for the year ahead, what their appointment means to them and what great things their members can look forward to.

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Study Tips From An 'Award Winning' Apprentice

20-Apr-2018 11:35:42 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Student Stories, Study and exams

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One of our first apprentices, Colin Bradley, recently received an award for achieving the highest pass rate of an APA student (in 2017) from our Cork Institute. We wanted to ask him what his secrets were and if he was willing to share his study tips! Here's what he had to say;

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Aloise Robinson Q&A; Why I became an Insurance Apprentice

19-Apr-2018 08:54:23 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Women in Insurance, The Insider, Student Stories, Careers, Apprentice

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Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and still hadn’t found a course that truly appealed to her. During this process, Aloise came across our earnandlearn.ie website where she discovered the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship route to a degree that seemed to perfectly match what she was looking for.

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Getting to Know Fiona O'Gorman

09-Mar-2018 16:27:35 / by Anne Roberts posted in Women in Insurance, Inspiring Leaders, Student Stories, Careers

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Fiona O'Gorman is the Head of Operations, at Allianz. We recently caught up with her to chat about her career path to date and what she is aiming for in the future.

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The Female Lead: Inga Beale

08-Mar-2018 13:55:29 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance

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Dame Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd's of London and CII President, talks to us about why women need to believe in their own abilities more in order to succeed.

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