Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ghost broker exorcised

Gambling and girls, eh? Britain’s most outrageous `ghost broking’ scammer (office noise backing tapes and all) is handed a three year gaol sentence. Read the full story here Advertisements

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Ton up for Chritmas?

Searchlight ran 74 insurance training workshops in the first quarter of 2013, 92 in the second, and 84 in the third: all records numbers! Hoping to break the 100-courses-in-a-quarter mark for the first time between now and Christmas.

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Searchlight’s top ten memory tips

Trying to master important information? Here are our top 10 study tips: Focus on your study materials – avoid background distractions such as TV, radio, incoming emails and texts if you want to retain information. Spread your study out, so … Continue reading

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What is the FCA expecting of you?

Not altogether surprisingly, one of our most popular insurance training courses currently is our new half-day workshop on insurance regulation. This highlights what the new FCA conduct and prudential regulations mean for brokers. Anyone expecting business as usual from the … Continue reading

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The joy of spam

There is a lot of great content on the internet. There is also a lot of gibberish. The thousands of spam comments people and or spambots attempt to post on this blog every month. These are typically written in a … Continue reading

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Our consultants can help your business

Here at Searchlight we certainly do a lot of training. But we do other things as well. One of those is consultancy work. Running an insurance or financial services company can often be challenging and sometimes frustrating. We understand those … Continue reading

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Nice things

It’s always good to hear positive feedback. We keep many client testimonials on file, but one of the best we’ve had to date was this one from JLT’s Kate Awmack, which we hope she won’t mind us wheeling out here! … Continue reading

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