Hundreds of brokers have taken part in our recent three-part Webinar Series, with events hosted by Thistle Underwriting, TFP Schemes and aQmen Underwriting with the support of Q Underwriting’s Head of Sales, Christian Burton.
Christian commented, “These webinars have been a resounding success with plenty of positive feedback from attendees and lots of engagement on our Polls and Q&A. We’ve got plans for many more virtual events – so keep an eye out – and, if you or your colleagues would benefits from one of our smaller-scale Virtual Underwriting Surgeries, don’t hesitate to get in touch!”
Webinar 1: The Changing Face of Construction
Daniel Storr, Underwriting Manager for Thistle Underwriting’s specialist Construction and High-Risk underwriting team covered the Planning for the Future consultation and the implications for the sector, and insurance requirements; the Economy and a breakdown of potential sectors which might prosper and others facing challenges; Modern Methods of Constructions and, of course, Coronavirus!
Webinar 2: How Truck Fleet Can Reward Commitment
Mike Hobbs, Haulage & Truck Fleet Underwriter for TFP Schemes discussed the underwriting approach, trading angles, appetite, vehicle cameras with connected technology along with the important role played by the claims and policy servicing teams. Rewarding commitment is a key message from Mike, who will detail how a £100k policy spend over several years, with good controls, can be profitable for all involved. Mike also covered hazardous goods, camera tech, Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and claims!
Webinar 3: The Future of the Charity Sector
In an extensive and fast-paced presentation, Simon touched on several areas to help brokers develop a deeper understanding of the concerns and needs of their third sector client base. Simon discussed the sector background followed by several challenges including funding and financial stability, talent and supporter engagement, data protection and cyber security, reputation and trust, political uncertainty, and Brexit and, of course, COVID-19. Also covered was emerging risks, growth areas and, throughout, the insurance and risk management implications.