Monthly Archives: November 2014

The underwriter’s lament

In preparation for the festive season, here’s a jolly rhyme to keep your spirits up 😉 On the twelfth day of Christmas, my portfolio sent to me Twelve data breaches Eleven Piper Alphas Ten Lloyd’s bells ringing Nine tidal surges Eight … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with insurance basics

In today’s competitive insurance marketplace it’s more important than ever that your new recruits hit the ground running. Giving them a well-rounded introduction to a sector plagued by more than its fair share of jargon and confusing terminology is the … Continue reading

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What they’ll tell you at Yale about insurance

The perfect introduction to insurance, clearly, is a one-day workshop from Searchlight Insurance Training (or, better yet, one of our multi-day programmes). But if you haven’t got time for that today, you could do worse than spend an hour listening … Continue reading

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Getting off to a flying start

If you are looking for a good entry-level workshop on Aviation Insurance, Searchlight can help. Starting with the theory of flight itself, our one-day Introduction to Aviation Insurance equips delegates with a sound understanding of the need for aviation insurance, … Continue reading

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The low down on customer relationships

One of the most important skills to have embedded in your business is that of Building Customer Relationships, by pure coincidence the title of one of Searchlight Insurance Trainings widely acclaimed one-day training workshops. We all have relationships of one … Continue reading

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When it comes to training, young pups have it easy

This fascinating article on age-related cognitive decline suggests that, whilst powers of memory and the ability to learn tend to decline somewhat in all of us as we get older, the rate of that decline can vary widely from one individual … Continue reading

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Sentimental Journey

Ageas’ Christopher Dobson helps Insurance Age’s E Manuel Kenning decode the findings of the paper’s recent Autumn Broker Sentiment Survey. See (or possibly hear) a ringing endorsement of investing in people, training etc, from around 04:00.

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