Coming Events

25 June 2020

New to the FOCUS committee

FOCUS would like to welcome Richard McKenna to the committee. Richard joins us from Legal & General and brings with him years of underwriting experience and opinion.

Education – Sponsorship

FOCUS supporters are aware of our commitment to support sponsorship opportunities to underwriters and claims assessors who wish to pursue attainment of CII qualifications.

Our commitment to ongoing education opportunities is undiminished. However, with the uncertainty around CII qualifications going forwards, the committee would like to offer a different opportunity this year.

The Committee would like to offer two places for the 2019 LUCID conference in Glasgow.

Essentially, FOCUS will fund the cost of the 3 day conference registration. Transport and accommodation costs are not included and are the responsibility of the individual to manage (perhaps in conjunction with their employer).

Requirements to apply for Sponsorship:

  • The individual seeking sponsorship should be an employee of a FOCUS member company or hold an individual membership.
  • This opportunity is aimed at staff who would not usually get the chance to attend the conference.
  • The individual seeking sponsorship is committed to attending all 3 days of the conference, including the Sunday afternoon sessions. In the event that the individual does not attend or fails to attend for all 3 days, the FOCUS Committee reserves the right to request repayment of the sponsorship outlays from the individual.
  • The individual agrees to allow the FOCUS Committee to update their name as “currently sponsored” on our website.
  • The FOCUS Committee members will not apply for sponsorship.
  • The FOCUS Committee will seek to provide equal sponsorship opportunities between claims and underwriting staff where the application process permits.
  • The decision of the FOCUS Committee is final regarding sponsorship allocation.

To be considered for sponsorship click here to contact the Education Officers and register your interest.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th August 2019.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Paul Washbourne

FOCUS – Claims Educations Officer

Toni Liddell

FOCUS – Underwriting Education Officer