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The IUA HR & Training Committee commemorate National Essay Day

26 February 2021

Online
The IUA HR & Training Committee commemorate National Essay Day

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IUA market briefing events are certified as being suitable for CPD purposes. To obtain a self assessment form for any particular event please email Deborah Finch (deborah.finch@iua.co.uk). These forms will be issued after each individual event upon request.

This mini-market briefing will commemorate National Essay Day and explore the importance of the written word. This event also includes a prize-winning essay competition.

Description

Thanks to the efforts of One Freelance Ltd, National Essay Day now takes pride of place on the annual Awareness Day calendar for Sunday February 28th. Named after the French philosopher, Michel de Montaigne, famous for his popularizing the essay from his collection of writings named Essais, National Essay Day encourages the favourable perception of writing essays.

In commemoration, the IUA welcomes our guest speaker who has a varied career in journalism, to explain the importance of the written word.

The IUA HR & Training Committee commemorate National Essay Day

This market briefing will explore the importance of language, tone, grammar and spelling and issues such as tight deadlines, resources and fear of failure that can affect those who rely on the written word for everyday work or continuing professional development.

Speaker

Jon Guy

Jon has been a Journalist for 30 years having learned his craft on regional newspapers specialising in crime coverage he spent ten years working on a variety of UK national newspapers. During his time in the international re/insurance trade media based in the UK, he has edited Post Magazine, Insurance Age and Insurance Day and was Editorial Director of Infoma plc’s Insurance Division where he was a key part of the team which managed the acquisition of 37 titles from EMAP and Financial Times Newspapers to create the biggest insurance and risk publisher in the world.

Scott Farley

Scott began his career as a journalist, working on regional newspapers in south London and Norfolk before joining the editorial staff of Insurance Day as a Senior Reporter. He became Press and Communications Manager at the online reinsurance trading platform Inreon and then joined the IUA in July 2003.

Details

Date:
26 February 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 2:30pm GMT
Category:
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Venue

This is an online event

Organiser

International Underwriting Association
Phone:
+44 (0)20 7617 4444
Email:
info@iua.co.uk
Website:
https://www.iua.co.uk/

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IUA market briefing events are certified as being suitable for CPD purposes. To obtain a self assessment form for any particular event please email Deborah Finch (deborah.finch@iua.co.uk). These forms will be issued after each individual event upon request.
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