Biba 2021 is the trade association’s first virtual event and Insurance Times will be bringing you coverage of all the key sessions over the two days, which includes a keynote with economic secretary to the Treasury John Glen, as well as seminar sessions on the future of insurance broking, business interruption, professional indemnity and the impact of Covid-19 on regulation.
The conference theme this year is strengthening resilience. Event host and BBC newsreader Huw Edwards will be chairing a session on resilience, as well as interviewing senior Facebook executive Elizabeth Linder on the impact of social media. Edwards will also speak to political commentator Steve Richards on the state of UK politics.
To register for the virtual Biba event, visit the Biba conference website.
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An expert panel at Biba’s annual conference last month debates the ongoing challenges in professional indemnity insurance and what changes should be made
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An expert panel at Biba’s conference last month discusses the current state of the professional indemnity insurance market