The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters is a members' institute and not a trade body. Whilst the majority of members are employed by loss adjusting companies, many now work for Insurers, Insurance Brokers, Risk and Claims Management companies or major private and public companies. Many also act as claims advisers to policy holders in all sectors.
The Institute plays a pivotal role in leading the profession in the UK and overseas. With the backing of its members it ensures that the profession receives the high profile recognition it deserves. The Institute is self-regulating and totally committed to its core values of standard setting, examination and professional conduct. The Institute helps to shape the future of the profession. Its Committees and Specialist Interest Groups address key issues facing members and act as hubs disseminating information. It also has regular contact with National and European Government bodies and other insurance and business associations.
In recognising that firms increasingly need to work with professionals from other sectors, the Charter allows multi-disciplinary firms to carry the title Chartered Loss Adjusters and individual members have full qualification portability and can retain designatory letters letters subject to Charter requirements. This ensures that adjusters can offer the widest possible range of services to clients in whichever area they operate.
The standards of professionalism and integrity demanded by the Institute have led to its members being respected throughout the insurance world.
This guide provides an insight into insurance rebuilding costs. The guide provides information on: ten basic principles; practical considerations; household risks; commercial and public sector risks.
Produced by the CILA, the latest issue of Claims Focus focuses on: legal perspective on arson; the Insurance Act 2015; apprenticeships; building information modelling.
Produced by the CILA, the latest issue of Claims Focus focuses on legal perspective on fraud and lessons learnt from fires involving photovoltaic systems. Plus is loss adjusting perceived to be a profession or a commodity?
This guide is intended to assist experienced adjusters in considering the issues that arise when dealing with commercial property claims where, as is most often the case these days, the basis of settlement is reinstatement.
This issue of Claims Focus provides a legal perspective on breach of alarm conditions and assesses the impact of the Technology and Construction Court's decision in relation to cases concerning Network Rail Infrastructure. Plus building information modelling and reflections from South East Asia.
On 12th February 2014, David Cameron announced a scheme to provide grants of up to £5,000 to homeowners and businesses hit by the recent floods. This issue of Claims Focus focuses on UK floods and funding from Government, plus fire in the UK and the effects of smoke.
This issue of Claims Focus previews the upcoming CILA annual conference, provides advice to members taking exams and offers an insight into the benefits of accreditation. The issue also studies how to manage environmental claims.
Produces by the CILA, this newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest developments within the claims field. This issue studies whether the claims industry has lost the art of negotiation, plus where now for fast track injury claims? It also covers news from within the CILA.
On 5th November 2012, VRS Vericlaim's Neil Baldwin and Zurich's Paul Redington delivered a thought provoking lecture on the 2011 riots. This paper provides a summary of the lecture which outlined the claims handling pressure points and discussed the common issues that were encountered by adjusters.
This report addresses topics identified by the business interruption community and the CILA. The report suggests that most of the existing BI wording works, most of the time, but highlights those areas where some clarification would help customers, insurers and adjusters.