As well as regular events, we provide one-off events on specific items, and work with our regulators to ensure members are fully informed on key issues. ​For further information or to register your interest in attending any future events, please email Tamasin at AFM.

Please note that, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, all AFM physical events have been cancelled to the end of 2020.

With Profits Forum

27 November 2019 10.30am – 1.30pm, hosted by Barnett-Waddingham at 2 London Wall Place, 123 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5AU

Materials from the Forum will be available below after the event:

Giving With-Profits Customers What They Want Daniel Johns, Barnett Waddingham

Treating customers fairly/FCA areas of focus Martin Shaw, AFM

With-profits analytics Joshua Matthews and Nicola Scull, EY

Takaful update John Gilbert, M&G Advisory

With Profits Investment Performance and Strategy Survey Barnett Waddingham

Senior Insurance Managers Regime – the Regulator’s Experience

A copy of the presentation from this event is available to download here

6 December 2018 10am-12pm – The Dome Room, 1 Cornhill, London EC3V 3ND   Event Leaflet

Solvency II has led to the development of new risk and governance frameworks for UK insurers. The regulatory landscape can be more challenging than first thought or even encountered.  Wouldn’t it be good to understand the Regulators insights and experiences?

Hosted by Hanover Search and presented by Nick Dexter, Senior Advisor PRA, this seminar will explore the implementation of SM&CR and experiences of progress with deposit-takers, with a particular focus on developing risk and governance frameworks within the expanded Senior Managers Regime.

AFM Cash Plan Providers Forum

27 November 2018 1pm – Westfield Health, Westfield House, 60 Charter Row, Sheffield S1 3FZ

Draft agenda: AFM IPT campaign; Claims and underwriting data collection; GDPR update; SM&CR implementation; IDD update; Market update; Dealings with regulators; AFM Corporate Governance changes; BHCA update; 2019 AFM claims forum; The Loyal Company

To register your interest in attending, please email Martin at AFM


AFM held an IDD Forum in July and October 2018, at the Manchester offices of The Oddfellows, hosted by Gary Morley. The Forum covered a general round up of the IDD and specific issues around product complexity, demands and needs statements, and appropriateness tests. Materials and slides from the IDD Forum are available by emailing Tamasin at AFM.

NEW AFM Accelerate Programme for emerging leaders goes live in 2017

Our new programme of four events, for emerging leaders in AFM members, has now been fully subscribed.  The programme will consistent of a number of events through the year, designed to equip leaders of the future with a wider range of skills and experience.

In addition, members are reminded of the affiliate membership we have with ILAG. This has many benefits for smaller AFM members, including access to the ILAG website and free places at the ILAG technical seminars. To get started click on this link and register for the ILAG website.

integrated assurance network

Managing risk well has always been key to the insurance industry’s success.  With the introduction of Solvency II, an insurer’s approach to risk management will become central to their strategy and their culture.

The latest meeting of the network was held at the offices of Baker Tilly in London on 22 June 2015. The event covered:


Slides from the 2014 Integrated Assurance network meeting, at the London offices of Towers Watson, on 30 January are provided below:

Integrated Assurance: Risk governance beyond boundaries, Vicky Kubitscheck, Police Mutual
FCA approach to supervision, Bob Martin, FCA
Conduct regulation, roundtable and discussion, Lesley Thacker, Mutual One
Forward Looking Assessment of Own Risk, Kirsty Leece, Towers Watson
Alchemist’s guide to conduct risk, Russell Beaumont, Towers Watson
CIIA Code and hot topics, Michelle Pledger, Mutual One

In addition, here is a note from Mutual One on CIIA’s new standards (and annex)and their gap analysis, as discussed at the meeting and which may be of use to members.

Suggestions for future meeting are always welcome.


The AFM Risk Network met for the first time in December 2011, at the offices of AFM Associate member Towers Watson.

Our first Integrated Assurance network ran in May 2013.  Slides from that event are provided below:

BNP Paribas hosted a meeting on Solvency II in October 2011; slides from the event are published here:

Slides from Solvency II workshop, January 2011:

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