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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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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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Getting to know: Stephen Sommerville

26-Jan-2018 16:14:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Student Stories

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We recently sat down with Stephen Somerville, Home & Motor Insurance Sales Manager of Blue Insurance to find out more about him and his role.
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Our top 5 most popular blog posts of 2017

19-Dec-2017 14:18:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in The Insurance Institute

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As we head into the New Year, it's time to reflect on what was hot (or not) in 2017. So, here is the annual round-up of our top performing posts - put the kettle on, sit back and enjoy!

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Your end-of-year CPD checklist

31-Oct-2017 09:31:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights, Careers

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With the end of the year fast approaching, the countdown to CPD compliance is on. This can be a busy and stressful time of year, so the last thing you need on top of a hectic work schedule and a long Christmas shopping list is the last-minute scramble to complete and submit your CPD.

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How insurers can take advantage of the Internet of Things

19-Oct-2017 15:59:33 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Internet of Things (IoT) technologies allow multinational giants like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Netflix to better serve their customers. But it's not just the larger players taking advantage of IoT and insurers are behind the curve when it comes to utilising these technologies. The insurance industry has much to learn from tech start-ups, writes Hesus Inoma, CEO and Founder of WeSavvy.

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