The UK Insurance Market Training Course

The UK offers the most diversified insurance market in the world. Regulated firms are expected to act to deliver good outcomes for retail clients.

Price comparison websites and Insurtech firms are transforming the insurance market once again.

Educate your staff on the evolution and structure of this market and the function of the various market participants

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The UK Insurance Marketing Training Course

About this Course

Available as part of our Insurance Compliance Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Explain the evolution and structure of the UK insurance market
  • Describe the types of insurers and insurance intermediaries
  • Explain how Lloyd's of London works
  • Explain the concept of reinsurance
  • Describe the regulation in the UK insurance market

Course Outline


Evolution of the UK insurance market

- Exercise: Regulators

Market Structure

- Exercise: Sarah's car

Individuals or consumers

How to detect conflicts of interest

Business or commercial buyers

Insurer functions

- Exercise: Underwriting considerations

Insurer ownership types

Protected cell companies

Protection and indemnity clubs

Lloyd's of London

- How does insurance transaction work at Lloyd's?
- Lloyd's contract certainty


Takaful insurance companies

Insurance intermediaries


Ancillary insurance intermediaries

Price comparison websites

Reinsurance and reinsurers

UK insurance market regulation

Insurance distribution directive

Key market organisations

Recent market trends




Course Specifications




Approximately 30 minutes followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.

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