Monthly Archives: December 2017

Preparing for insurance examinations

If you’re looking to build a professional career, the results you achieve in professional examinations really do matter. And when it comes to exams, there’s no substitute for effective revision and sound exam technique. Fortunately, these skills are eminently trainable. … Continue reading

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The underwriter’s lament

Here’s a jolly little song about all the things that probably won’t come along to blight underwriters’ festive seasons. Twelve data breaches Eleven Piper Alphas Ten tidal surges Nine Lutines ringing Eight banks imploding Seven comsats crashing Six dams collapsing Five … Continue reading

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Getting Data Protection Ready

Insurance firms have a lot on their plates right now in terms of regulation and compliance. The Insurance Distribution Directive (which comes into force in October) and the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (which will be extended to cover all … Continue reading

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Reading between the liability cover lines

One of Searchlight Insurance Training’s most helpful and instructive one-day workshops is the snappily entitled Liabilities (Understanding the relationship between PI, D&O and General Liabilities and recognising gaps in cover) . Ideally suited for those with some knowledge of general employers’ liability … Continue reading

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Time to catch up on the Big 3 insurance regulatory changes coming up in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be a busy year for the insurance sector, with several significant regulatory and legislative developments coming to fruition. From February, we will see the implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD), followed by the new … Continue reading

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Training new employees

Appropriate and timely training plays a key role at every stage in your employees’ careers. But the most crucial time is arguably in the early days, weeks and months after they join your business. These early inputs set the pattern … Continue reading

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Don’t just outsource, Smartsource!

Organisations of all sizes within the insurance sector are outsourcing (or  Smartsourcing as we call it here at Searchlight) some or all of their training related functions, including administration and coordination, training needs analysis, and delivery. Searchlight’s unique market position … Continue reading

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