Society of Insurance Broking reveals plans for next twelve months
The Society of Insurance Broking (SIB) has revealed what members can expect in the next 12 months as it celebrates one year since it launched.
With almost 15,000 members worldwide, the society was established as a dedicated community to support the broking profession through providing essential good practice guidance, thought leadership and a dedicated programme of continued professional development.
Since launch, the SIB has produced guidance on a diverse range of topics including the Insurance Distribution Directive, forensic marking systems, construction materials and the treatment of vulnerable customers.
Matt Hall, Strategy and Operations Manager at the Chartered Insurance Institute, said members of the society can expect more guidance to provide a strong understanding of the technical skills and professional behaviour required of insurance brokers in today’s market in the next 12 months. The plans for year two also include providing more content via the society’s dedicated ezine, called Brisk, including longer articles with more depth, technical insights, plus interviews with industry leaders.
Kevin Hancock, chair of SIB, said: “The first year has been a year of providing material and content to our membership, with the SIB giving our part of the profession a higher profile in the wider insurance community.
“We will continue to encourage our members to improve their knowledge and skills to lead to better customer outcomes and greater public trust in the broking profession.”
Matt Hall, Strategy and Operations Manager at the Chartered Insurance Institute, said “As we approach its first birthday, I feel very optimistic about the future for the Society of Insurance Broking.
“The good practice guidance we have issued has helped members to enhance their technical abilities and improve their professional behaviour.”
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the leading professional body for the global financial services profession, exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With over 115,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
Our membership covers all disciplines within the insurance industry (claims, broking, underwriting), those working in the life and pensions sector, the mortgage advice market and financial advisers (under the Personal Finance Society brand).
Our Royal Charter requires us "to secure and justify the confidence of the public" in our members and in the insurance and financial services sector.
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