News

16 Jul 2024

Realigning the Partnership update - useful feedback gained at NC breakout sessions

Following the launch of Realigning the Partnership in 2023 the regional membership team have been working hard to deliver on each of its key nine themes.

15 Jul 2024

CII Executive Director calls for industry collaboration to boost talent attraction

Gill White, Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Director of Member Engagement and Learning, recently appeared on Sandra Lewin’s 100 Women in Insurance podcast, where conversation covered AI and altruism in insurance, challenges around talent attraction, and the key moments that shaped Gill’s career.

10 Jul 2024

Network Conference 2024 Q&A

A round-up of answers to the questions that were asked at Network Conference 2024 that we didn’t have time to answer on the day.

08 Jul 2024

Value of professional brokers revealed by latest public trust data

New data published by the Chartered Insurance Institute (‘CII’) today (8 July 2024) reveal that professional brokers are doing more to build consumer loyalty and confidence than price comparison sites, banks and building societies, or insurers themselves.

03 Jul 2024

CII and SJP host first virtual reality training session

As part of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Personal Finance Society (PFS) Consumer Duty initiatives, the first vulnerability virtual reality (VR) session was hosted in late June. This innovative learning was facilitated by Technical Connection powered by St. James’s Place (SJP) Learning and Development. The face-to-face session is part of a series available to the whole profession, giving access to the immersive learning which is designed to help build empathy for advisers and others across the profession that would benefit from the insights.

25 Jun 2024

CII advise against a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to EDI

In a recent webinar on ‘Crafting EDI strategies in an evolving regulatory landscape’, formed in collaboration with the Association of British Insurers (ABI), Dr Matthew Connell, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) addressed criticism faced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the topic of regulation within the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) space.

24 Jun 2024

CII seeks rising stars for 2024 New Generation Programme

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) 2024 New Generation Programme is now open for entries, offering 40 promising professionals an opportunity to join the flagship talent scheme.

19 Jun 2024

Realigning the Partnership - update May/June 2024

The regional membership team are continuing to work on each of the nine key themes that make up the Realigning the Partnership initiative.

18 Jun 2024

Data – what your institute can now access

As part of our commitment to the Realigning the Partnership initiative, the regional membership team is pleased to provide a comprehensive overview of the data that we can now provide to each local institute council.

17 Jun 2024

CII Group CEO reflects on talent acquisition, leadership, and the future of the profession

Matthew Hill, recently appointed CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute, has shared his first impressions of the insurance sector and the CII in a new episode of ‘The Journal Podcast’.

17 Jun 2024

Network Conference 2024

The Network Conference 2024 took place at Mottram Hall, Macclesfield on Wednesday 12 June 2024. The annual event brought local institute volunteers from across the country together to share good practice surrounding the amazing work they deliver for members year on year.

17 Jun 2024

Realigning the Partnership – update THEME 9 (NON FINANCIAL RESOURCING)

Following the launch of the Realigning the Partnership initiative last year, institutes fed back (via the questionnaire) that there was a need for additional support for the local institute network.

13 Jun 2024

Two new CII Board members announced

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has announced the appointment of two new Board members; Dr Desmond Bermingham, Chair of the Education & Learning Committee (ELC), and Jon Graham, Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee (ARC). Desmond and Jon join the CII Board for an initial three-year term, effective from 3 June 2024.

06 Jun 2024

CII volunteers recognised for going the extra mile in annual awards

Next week, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) will host its annual Volunteer Awards as part of its Network Conference 2024. The awards honour volunteers who have gone ‘the extra mile’ within their Local Insurance Institute or PFS Regional Committee, at national level across the wider CII Group, or within their own communities. Local Institutes and Regional Committees are invited to nominate individuals, who are then assessed by the CII’s Awards Panel.

31 May 2024

New Independent Chair of the PFS Board announced

The appointment of three new Directors to the PFS Board, including a new Independent Chair, will be announced later this morning to PFS and CII members. Please see below the press release and the graphic that will be issued.

21 May 2024

BIBA 2024: CII Broking Community offers advice on thriving in an evolving landscape

The Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Broking Community held a Fringe session at this year’s BIBA conference, advising attendees on ‘Thriving in the evolving landscape of the insurance broker’, exploring the challenges and opportunities facing Insurance Brokers in 2024.

14 May 2024

Realigning the Partnership – update THEME 1 (NETWORKING EVENTS)

Following the launch of the Realigning the Partnership initiative last year, institutes fed back (via the questionnaire) that they viewed networking activities for members as one of their key priorities. This was developed into Theme 1 of the Realigning the Partnership initiative – NETWORKING EVENTS.

07 May 2024

CII Campaign to re-engage opted out members

The CII are currently working on a key project to re-engage members who have unsubscribed, often unintentionally, from all of our digital communications over the last few years.