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‘Spotlight on’ Series – 45 min Lunchtime webinars

The introduction of the Spotlight series is intended to complement the range of topics we will cover, across our events programme this year.  In the first of the series, Greg Harrison from Howden UK Group will give an overview and will be joined by Naresh Dade and Andrew Harrison-Sleap from Howden Insurance Brokers Limited and Andy Tookey from Baily Garner.

Andy will be sharing his feedback on the impact of increased premiums and restricted cover relating to PI insurance, the potential implications for the industry and impact on project delivery, together with some ideas on potential solutions which could be considered by influencers within and outside of the construction and housing industry.


12.30  Introduction from Shelagh Grant, The Housing Forum

12.35  PII market update  – Greg Harrison, Howden

12.40   Increased premiums and restricted cover for PI insurance; solutions and the need for change – Andy Tookey, Baily Garner

12.45 – Alliancing and prospect of IPI  – Naresh Dade & Andrew Harrison-Sleap – Howden

12.55 – Q&A

13.15 – Summary and close – Shelagh Grant, The Housing Forum


Topics in focus for spring/summer 2021 reflect a range of challenges our members face, across the sector. These 45 minute lunchtime webinars will focus on one topic, with two speakers, plus Q & A. Delegates are encouraged to submit questions in advance, to ensure maximum benefits and value in attending.

Registration for upcoming webinars opening soon. Save the date:

  • 11 February – Project Insurance
  • 17 March – Productivity
  • 14 April – Homes for the Homeless
  • 2 June – Investment
  • 21 July – Rent to Purchase
  • Autumn TBC
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Greg Harrison, Associate Director - Professional Indemnity

Howden UK Group

Naresh Dade, Managing Director

Howden Insurance Brokers Limited

Andrew Harrison-Sleap, Executive Director and Global Deputy Head of Construction

Howden Insurance Brokers Limited

Andy Tookey, Managing Partner

Baily Garner

Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive

The Housing Forum

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