• Upcoming Events

    CSR Roundtable: Insuring Success for Social Impact

    Hosted by DWF at 8:30 - 10:30 on 6 February 2018

    The IICF and DWF have come together to host a roundtable discussion about the importance of businesses' involvement in local communities.

     

    Together, businesses and communities can deliver activities that encourage effective change and recur positive social impact. We invite CSR and Foundation leaders to share experiences and look for opportunities to work together to help achieve greater impact.

     

    Please contact Wendy Wilder at wwilder@iicf.com if interested in attending.

    2018 Conference

    Leading Diverse Thought & Innovation

    The Armouries, HM Tower of London on 7 March 2018

    We invite you to join us at our 2018 Conference on Leading Diverse Thought and Innovation to explore the industry’s response to a rapidly changing world, the role of technology, and how leaders can cultivate diversity to drive innovation and future business results.

     

    Our Keynote Speakers will be Steve Hearn, CEO of Ed Broking

    and Elizabeth Linder, Senior Consulting Fellow at Chatham House.

     

    To learn more and to view delegate rates, click here.

    To be a sponsor and receive a complimentary delegate place, click here.

  • PAST EVENTS

    Highlights and testimonials from past IICF UK events

    Grants Reception

    7 December 2017

    Industry associates joined us to award funds to our 2018 grant recipients and to celebrate the industry's impact in the community.


    Each year IICF board members nominate charities in areas of education and social mobility to be our grant recipients. This year we were proud to award grants to eight charities to help over 500 people across the UK:

    Amaze * Advance * Beantalk * Brokerage Citylink * Key4Life *
    Spartans Community Football Academy * St Giles Trust * Young Bristol

    Domestic Abuse in the Workplace

    12:00-14:30 on 2 November 2017

    Hosted by Advance, a grant recipient of IICF

    We go into work every day without knowing how to recognise employees who show signs of domestic abuse unless we are advised discreetly. This invaluable session explains what domestic abuse is and how it affects the workplace. It will also highlight how to proactively identify signs of abuse and how to act on it.

     

    Kavitha Ramakrishnan a Program Manager at Advance provided invaluable insight and advice on the following topics.

    1. What is domestic abuse?

    2. Domestic abuse and the workplace

    3. Legislation backing it up

    4. How to address it

    IICF Week of Giving

    14-21October 2017

    Employees across the industry volunteered as part of a company team or group from different companies, presenting a unique way to give back.

     

    Volunteers sorted clothing and prepared breakfast for Whitechapel Mission, helped in classes for homeless people at Providence Row, participated in early learning activities at Bromley-by-Bow Centre, led a careers workshop for students at The Girls Network and much more!

     

    Donate

    If you missed Week of Giving, you can still make a difference! IICF aims to improve early literacy for the most vulnerable children ages five and under. Join IICF in raising funds to help give every young child the opportunity to learn, read and right by supporting the IICF Early Learning Initiative. Click here to make a donation and support this worthy cause.

    2017 Charity Quiz Night

    20 September 2017

    Over 100 people joined IICF to test their general knowledge, network with industry colleagues and raise valuable funds for charity.

     

    The raffle, with prizes including 2 tickets on the Eurostar, dinner for 2 and a Mulberry handbag, proved very popular and raised over £1000. In total, the night raised £4,000 for future IICF grants.

     

    Thanks again to our sponsors Cozen O'Connor and CNA for their contributions, and to everyone who participated in the event.

    An Evening of Inspiration and Networking

    18 July 2017

    The IICF and ABI hosted an event for young professionals to hear from a panel of industry leaders on critical issues for the next generation of leaders in Insurance and to network with industry peers. Speakers were:

    • Paul Jardine, Executive Vice President and Chief Experience Officer, XL Catlin
    • Sabine VanderLinden, Managing Director, Startupbootcamp InsurTech
    • Adrian Matthews, Employee Benefits Director, UK, MetLife
    • Ola Jacob Raji, Associate, Alesco Risk Management and Executive Vice Chairman, Next Generation Insurance Network

    Bobbie Mansfield from XL Catlin introduced IICF to close the evening. Read her blog on What Insurance Professionals of the Future Need to Know Now.

    2nd Annual Charity Ball

    4 May 2017

    Over 200 people attended our 2nd Charity Ball at LSO St. Luke's in London. The evening celebrated the industry's impact in local communities and raised valuable funds for future grants to help vulnerable people realise their true potential.

     

    Guest speaker Dr. Michael Hastings CBE: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE described why literacy is important to us all, and Rob Forkan, Co-founder of Gandys Flip Flops and Ariyo-Julien Charles, an Ambassador for Key4Life, shared powerful stories about giving back. Click here to see photos.

    Charity Golf Tournament

    22 May 2017

    After a very successful day last year, we decided to make the golf tournament at Betchworth Park Golf Club an annual event. Twelve teams joined IICF for the tournament, won by KPMG, with Gen Re coming in second and XL Catlin in third. Click here to see photos.

    Associate Board Race Night

    22 March 2017

    Over 75 colleagues joined IICF for a fast-moving and interactive race night which raised over £4,000, which will allow IICF to help vulnerable people realise their true potential. Click here for photos.

     

    Grand Finale winner Julian Longbottom from XL Catlin remarked "Found a skill I never knew I had! Fantastic night hosted by IICF". 

    Leading Across Generations Conference

    26 January 2017

    IICF held a one-day conference to explore the topic of multigenerational talent, and how individual leaders as well as companies can adapt to the changing workplace to attract, retain and grow future talent in the insurance industry. Click here for photos.

     

    View a press release about the event here and a blog published by Insurance POST here.

    View board member perspectives on leadership here.

     

    This conference forms part of our wider conversation on diversity at the IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference. Click here to read speaker interviews and press releases.

    Bullseye! Fundraiser at Flight Club

    10 November 2016

    Over 50 people participated in an evening of darts at this popular venue. Generali won the tournament and, together, participants helped raise over £1500 for IICF grants programme

  • Testimonials