As well as regular events, we provide one-off events on specific items, and work with our regulators to ensure members are fully informed on key issues.

AFM IDD Forum 2018

*The Forum scheduled for 18 September has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and rearranged for 3 October 10.30am-12.30pm.

The Forum will be held at the Manchester offices of The Oddfellows, again kindly hosted by Gary Morley. For enquiries or to book a place, please contact Tamasin at the AFM.

July 2018

AFM held an IDD Forum on 3rd July at the Manchester offices of The Oddfellows, hosted by Gary Morley. The Forum covered a general round up of the IDD, and specific issues around product complexity, demands and needs statements, and appropriateness tests. 

AFM Claims Forum, 12 April 2018

Paycare hosted our Claims Forum at The Molineux stadium in Woleverhampton.  Slides from the event are available to view here.

(The slides from CBT Clinics are available on request from 

NEW AFM Accelerate Programme for emerging leaders goes live in 2017

Our new programme of four events, for emerging leaders in AFM members, has now been fully subscribed.  The programme will consistent of a number of events through the year, designed to equip leaders of the future with a wider range of skills and experience.

Mutuals' Health Forum, 4 February 2015

This event was run in conjunction with the BHCA, and hosted by EY.  Andrew Lansley MP was chair.  

Slides and feedback from the event can be downloaded below:

Health forum feedback

Jason Whyte, EY: global developments in healthcare

Cheryl Cox, Benenden: promoting the role of health mutuals

Rachael Scott, EY: effective rehabilitation

Ray Collins, HICFG: health insurance fraud



In addition, members are reminded of the affiliate membership we have with ILAG. This has many benefits for smaller AFM members, including access to the ILAG website and free places at the ILAG technical seminars. To get started click on this link and register for the ILAG website.

integrated assurance network

Managing risk well has always been key to the insurance industry's success.  With the introduction of Solvency II, an insurer's approach to risk management will become central to their strategy and their culture.

The latest meeting of the network was held at the offices of Baker Tilly in London on 22 June 2015. The event covered:


Slides from the 2014 Integrated Assurance network meeting, at the London offices of Towers Watson, on 30 January are provided below:

Integrated Assurance: Risk governance beyond boundaries, Vicky Kubitscheck, Police Mutual
FCA approach to supervision, Bob Martin, FCA
Conduct regulation, roundtable and discussion, Lesley Thacker, Mutual One
Forward Looking Assessment of Own Risk, Kirsty Leece, Towers Watson
Alchemist’s guide to conduct risk, Russell Beaumont, Towers Watson
CIIA Code and hot topics, Michelle Pledger, Mutual One

In addition, here is a note from Mutual One on CIIA's new standards (and annex)and their gap analysis, as discussed at the meeting and which may be of use to members.

Suggestions for future meeting are always welcome.


The AFM Risk Network met for the first time in December 2011, at the offices of AFM Associate member Towers Watson.  

Our first Integrated Assurance network ran in May 2013.  Slides from that event are provided below:

BNP Paribas hosted a meeting on Solvency II in October 2011; slides from the event are published here:

Slides from Solvency II workshop, January 2011: