Monthly Archives: January 2014

Perspectives on London

Searchlight offer a wide and growing range of course on London Market and reinsurance topics. We even offer one on the London market itself. If you have staff who are new to the London insurance market – or if you … Continue reading

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(Fantasy) women in insurance

WARNING: the following story may contain traces of both sexism and racism. Strange new ads have begun appearing on Post Magazine’s website recently. “League of Angels. Play Free! No Downloads Needed.” What on Earth could it all mean? League of … Continue reading

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Workshops on regulation and compliance

Want to know about regulatory compliance? Searchlight Insurance Training has one or two workshops that might interest you. These include: Assessment in a Regulated Environment Compliance quality control- staff competence How to carry out a compliance audit FCA regulation of … Continue reading

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Cramming for an insurance exam? Try this memory trick!

A tradition dating back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans seeks to aid the memorisation of complex sets of information by visualising each of the things we need to remember in a particular part of a familiar physical structure. This … Continue reading

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How not to mistake FCA for the FSA

The initials may look similar, but, make no mistake, there are very significant differences between the respective approaches of insurance regulators old and new. If you would like to understand better how the FCA’s proactive and pre-emptive philosophy is very different … Continue reading

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Searchlight offers something for (almost) nothing

Are you concerned there could be gaps in your response to the challenges of compliance? If you would like a trained compliance professional to give your business the ‘once over’ and flag up any compliance concerns, we have good news. … Continue reading

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Brokers harmless, BIBA manifesto insists

BIBA’s newly published 2014 Manifesto is a fact packed, graphically illustrated read, into which we have only just begun to get our teeth here at the Insurance Trainer blog. Refreshingly, the word professionalism gets only one brief mention on page … Continue reading

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