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Parental Leave and CPD: Reductions, Maintaining Your Membership and Staying Compliant

13-Oct-2022 11:07:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in CPD, CPD Submissions

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Whether through birth, adoption or otherwise, welcoming a new child into your life is a monumental time for any parent. Taking your entitled leave is so important to help you bond with your child, giving you that special one-on-one time that you’ll never forget. While we understand that your CPD is probably the last thing on your mind at this time, here we break down some of the top things you need to know about your CPD while you are out, giving you that peace of mind your CPD is covered.

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Your end-of-year CPD checklist

13-Oct-2022 09:31:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Industry Insights, CPD, CPD Submissions

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With the end of the year fast approaching, (I know, sorry!) the countdown to submitting your CPD is on. We know this can be a busy and stressful time of year, and that the last thing you need on top of a hectic work schedule and a long Christmas shopping list is a last-minute scramble to hit that submit button. So we are here to help!

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The 5 most common CPD submission blunders (and how to avoid them);

12-Oct-2022 18:30:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, CPD, CPD Submissions

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As the 31st of December CPD submission deadline fast approaches, our Member Services team have pulled together their list of the five most common mistakes that members have made over the years when it comes to CPD submissions and more importantly, what you can do to make sure you avoid them!

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Building braver cultures - Amanda Blanc, Rachael Ingle & Fiona Marry.

22-Sep-2022 12:35:34 / by Anne Roberts posted in career advice, inclusion, diversity

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Since it launched in 2015 the Dive In Festival has helped to raise the profile of a number of key issues and challenges that the insurance industry has been facing in relation to its approaches to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. It's inspiring and practical approach provides attendees with access to exceptional speakers that provide sensible advice and practical tools that they can easily take back and implement within their organisations. 

But one question that continues to come up is why women are still under-represented in executive positions. So, we decided to ask three exceptional leaders (who just happen to also be female) to give us their thoughts on the matter.

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How the insurance industry is building braver cultures & how to help.

16-Sep-2022 16:29:48 / by Anne Roberts posted in inclusion, diversity, female leaders

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Dive In has been the insurance industry’s most prominent voice for a progressive future for the last 8 years. The festival's mission is to enable people to achieve their potential by promoting positive action for diversity in all its form. 

This year's theme is no different. It is to build braver, psychologically safe work cultures – both on and offline – that truly allows people to feel safe, valued, respected, and free to express themselves. So let's find out more.

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What are Local Institutes and 5 reasons why they are important.

07-Sep-2022 15:10:55 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Local Institutes, career advice, education

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The Local Institutes are the foundation of The Insurance Institute. They are a key part of your membership with us, and as a community, represent all that is positive about our industry. They continuously strive to uphold our mission to educate, inspire and connect, but some members don't realise just how beneficial it can be to engage with your local council and how being part of your local community can really help your career.

In the first of our Local Institute Explainer blogs, we give you a quick look at everything you need to know.

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What is Quitch and 5 other new student questions.

24-Aug-2022 16:16:04 / by Anne Roberts posted in Study and exams

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Online learning has exploded in recent years. Especially since the pandemic. It’s therefore not surprising that the ways in which we learn online are being enhanced further, and tools and techniques are being deployed to improve our learning experience and our ability to retain information. One example of this is Quitch, one of our newest and most popular study supports. But what exactly is Quitch? Let’s break it down.

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Getting to know - Laura Tighe

23-Aug-2022 14:56:40 / by Anne Roberts posted in higher diploma in insurance management

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Studying remotely can be a daunting prospect, particularly after the last few years. However, feeling isolated in their studies is not something our Higher Diploma in Insurance Management students worry about. Not only do our courses provide you with access to build relationships and interact with other students, but they also enable you to connect on a one-to-one level with a number of our team. Not only about the content you are studying but also to help make the whole process less overwhelming. Let's get to know our Education Specialist and module coordinator, Laura Tighe.

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Claims are coming - What Game of Thrones has taught us about insurance

18-Aug-2022 15:55:04 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice, Game of Thrones

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Whether you are a fan or not, you would have to have been living on Mars to have not heard the buzz about the latest Game of Thrones (or GoT to its fans) prequel, House of the Dragon. The new HBO Max fantasy drama launches on August 21, 2022, so we thought we would take a llook at what the original, Game of Thrones series taught us about insurance.

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How to volunteer for 'Time to Read' [INFOGRAPHIC]

15-Aug-2022 14:54:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Local Institutes

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Being able to read proficiently is fundamental to everything we do in life and in work – and teaching children to read and inspiring a love of it within them is hugely beneficial, not just for the potential prospects it creates for them, but for their overall well-being and sense of self.

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