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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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Ciara O'Grady on her key thoughts on the Irish regulatory landscape for InsurTech companies

08-Mar-2018 09:27:25 / by Hesus Inoma posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance, Industry Insights, "InsurTech"

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One of the featured top 10 InsurTech Influencers in our March Insider Magazine, Hesus Inoma interviews Ciara O’Grady, a Senior Manager on the Risk & Regulation team at Deloitte about her views on the InsurTech regulatory landscape.

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CPD: Dealing with my first end-of-year submission

01-Dec-2017 13:18:16 / by Tom Grace posted in Industry Insights, Careers, Student Stories, Study and exams, The Insurance Institute

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When I received my APA (Accredited Product Adviser) designation at the end of last year, I gave myself a little pat on the back for a job well done. It was a great feeling to get recognition for the hours of study I’d put in on top of my day job, a feeling that I’m sure was shared by all graduates at conferrals earlier this year.

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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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MCC 2017: What you need to know

16-Oct-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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At the beginning of September, the Central Bank published revised minimum competency requirements. The MCC is relevant for those at work in insurance – here, Siobhan Wynne from The Insurance Institute highlights the key points you should know about the recent updates.

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Stress management tips for managers

09-Oct-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Dr Kimberley Fitzgerald, Chartered Psychologist, discusses how leaders and senior executives can deal with the daily pressures that go hand-in-hand with task management, people management and self-management.

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Resources that will get you up-to-speed on GDPR

21-Aug-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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With less than a year to go until General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, now is the time for insurance professionals to get up-to-speed on what this means for our industry.

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Weathering the storm: shipping risks

09-Aug-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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In an article from our magazine The Insider, Tracey Mullin discusses the risks of naturally occurring weather events in the shipping industry and how they can be managed.

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Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill: What you need to know

31-Jul-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Nina Gaston, Partner at DWF, discusses the significant changes proposed to Irish insurance contracts by the Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017.

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