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Seminars aim to explain latest GISC regulations

Insurance underwriter Berkeley Alexander is holding a series of seminars across the UK aimed at helping IFAs understand the General Insurance Standards Council&#39s regulations.

The seminars, labelled New Horizon, are free for IFAs to attend and will address the implications of the new GISC rulebook for advisers.

They will also look at what GISC means, whether it will affect individual advisers and what is the cost for advisers to implement its standards.

The seminars will also show IFAs how to use the internet as a way to make more money and prevent direct underwriters from infiltrating their customer base.

Those who attend will be given their own e-commerce website model to develop online services to clients.

The seminars begin on October 23 in London and move on to various locations throughout the UK, including Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow, finishing on November 23 in Belfast.

Berkeley Alexander managing partner Ted York says: “The New Horizon seminars are being held to help advisers understand the new rulebook; to decide whether they need to register with GISC and what happens if they don&#39t.

“It must be remembered that at the moment all non-FSA products are within the mandate of GISC.”

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