04 Dec 2023

CII press release: CII welcomes Arma Underwriting Ltd as latest International Professional Partner Firm

On Tuesday (27 November) the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Middle East Regional Director, Gaenor Jones, presented Senior Partner of Arma Underwriting Limited, Prasad Fernando, with the International Professional Partner Firm (IPPF) plaque.

29 Nov 2023

CII press release: Bim Afolami MP speaks at CII President’s Dinner

Russell Higginbotham, CII President and CEO, Swiss Re Solutions, hosted the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) President’s Dinner yesterday evening (28 November) at Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the City of London, with a keynote speech from newly appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister, Bim Afolami MP.

27 Nov 2023

CII press release: CII to develop guidance on working with victims of economic abuse

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) welcomes recommendations from the Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA) group’s most recent report and has agreed to develop guidance for professionals working with victims of economic abuse.

22 Nov 2023

CII & Women in Insurance Summit UK

The CII are thrilled to announce that we are a media partner of Insurance Business’ Women in Insurance Summit UK on Thursday 30th November 2023 at the Hilton London Canary Wharf.

13 Nov 2023

CII press release: CII & PFS host Apprenticeship and Qualifications Awards ceremony at historic Insurance Hall

Yesterday evening (9 November 2023) the CII and PFS celebrated the winners of their Apprenticeship Awards and CII Qualification prizes at the Aldermanbury Insurance Hall. The Awards honoured the achievements of exceptional apprentices from across the UK, and outstanding performances in CII qualifications during 2022, with cash prizes of up to £1000.

13 Nov 2023

CII press release: CII and PFS seek insurance and financial planning firms for T Level pilot scheme

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Personal Finance Society (PFS) are seeking insurance and financial planning firms to take part in an upcoming scheme to pilot new T Level qualifications in Insurance and Finance.

26 Oct 2023

Alan Vallance to leave CII in Spring 2024

The CII Group has today [26 October 2023] confirmed that Alan Vallance will leave his position as Chief Executive in Spring 2024 to take up the equivalent role at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

25 Oct 2023

CII New Generation group launch Insurance Influencer campaign to attract talent

Today the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) 2022/23 New Generation Programme Broking group have launched a new campaign to address the insurance industry’s talent gap, and common misconceptions around insurance careers. Campaign assets will be freely available for use, helping to strengthen the industry’s collective efforts in attracting new talent.

23 Oct 2023

CII New Generation programme 2023/24 cohort announced

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has announced the 2023/24 cohort of the New Generation talent programme. From over 150 applicants, the final 41 have been selected, and this week met their fellow group members, CII staff and programme mentors for the first time, in an introductory session at the CII Group’s UK office.

20 Oct 2023

Realigning the Partnership – consultation outcome

An initiative, known as ‘Realigning the Partnership’ (previously known as ‘New Deal’), was discussed with volunteers at our annual Network Conference in June this year.

13 Oct 2023

Update on the CIIs Professional Experience Pilot

Membership via Professional Experience is a proposed route to joining the Chartered Insurance Institute for those experienced professionals operating at a strategic level seeking an alternative to taking CII qualifications.

13 Oct 2023

Black History Month

The CII were recently joined by Pamela Chude and Cecil Williams of Lloyds Banking Group, for a discussion on representation.

09 Oct 2023

CII press release: CII Group launches new 2024 qualifications brochure

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Group has launched its new qualifications brochure for 2024, detailing the learning opportunities and assessments available to insurance, financial planning and mortgage advice professionals over the coming year

26 Sep 2023

CII press release : Data shows an unexpected bill of £850 is unaffordable to almost a third of UK adults

A new report from the Building Resilient Households Group (BRHG) – a body supported by the Chartered Insurance Institute Group – has found that almost a third of adults in the UK could not currently meet an unexpected bill of £850.

25 Sep 2023

CII press release: PFS launches ESG spotlight course for personal finance professionals

The Personal Finance Society (PFS) and Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) have launched a new Environmental Social Governance (ESG) short course for financial advisers seeking to respond to greater scrutiny from regulators and increased interest from clients about sustainable investments.

20 Sep 2023

CII press release: CII President’s Breakfast: Bruce Carnegie-Brown says cost, confidence and relevance are main challenges to insurance sector

The Chartered Insurance Institute was delighted to welcome Lloyd's Chairperson, Bruce Carnegie-Brown, to our latest President's Breakfast, hosted by CII President and Swiss Re CEO, Russell Higginbotham. Bruce discussed the three main challenges for the insurance industry as he sees them: cost, confidence and relevance.

20 Sep 2023

CII press release: Chartered Insurance Institute awards prizes for exceptional exam performance

The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has awarded 33 prizes for exceptional performance in its qualifications during 2023. The CII has recognised the work of candidates in exams and coursework each year since 1912, when the professional body received its Royal Charter to raise public trust in insurance and personal finance

15 Sep 2023

CII press releases

Following feedback from the Digital Town Halls earlier this year the regional membership team have organised for all local institute secretaries to receive a copy of any press releases being released by the CII.

08 Sep 2023

CII Volunteer Awards 2024 Judging Panel recruitment

We are seeking applications for a Chair and five Judging Panel members for the 2024 Volunteer Awards. Click for more information including Role descriptions and Application Form link.

20 Jul 2023

NC2023 – volunteers share thoughts on CII strategy and discuss good practice at volunteer conference

In June we hosted our annual volunteer conference, Network Conference, to over 100 delegates in Southampton where we explored the theme of ‘excellent member experience’ - thank you to all council members who attended.