Learning and Development

Being productive is what many of us strive for. However, being a perfectionist in the workplace can have a negative impact on your productivity. So, what can we do to ensure that our productivity is not being compromised by our need of perfectionism?

Neurodiversity encompasses a wide range of neurological differences, including dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, and ADHD, among others. While these differences bring unique perspectives and talents to the table, they also present distinct challenges, especially in managing finances.

Searchlight Insurance Training has successfully achieved Endorsed Learning Provider status from airmic, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce. 

Mental Health Awareness Week is running from the 13th to the 19th of May. This year’s theme, announced by the Mental Health Foundation, focuses on movement. Specifically, moving more for the sake of your mental health.

Firms are required by regulation to ensure employees maintain adequate knowledge of eight core competencies (as set out in SYSC 28.2.2R:as transposed from the IDD), the Individual Conduct Rules, and how these apply to their role. Annual CPD requirements are designed to support and demonstrate this knowledge and assess an employee’s competency in their role.  

In this article, UKGI Learning and Design Specialist, James Best, reflects on his transition from teaching in a classroom to developing e-learning content, and looks forward to delivering value to learners by positively impacting their CPD experience.

This article outlines the importance of CPD, and how to approach it to enrich the learning and development of staff and allow individuals to contribute to the success of a firm.

In this article, we explore the latest e-learning trends for 2024 and beyond.

Embarking on the journey of online learning in the insurance sector brings forth its own set of challenges, with motivation often being the main hurdle to overcome. 

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