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APC plotting underwriting return for Towergate owned-Folgate

Commercial managing general agent APC has acquired Folgate Insurance from Towergate, where the firm was in run-off, with an eye to returning the firm to active underwriting.


Cost of insurance sees cut backs on cover, finds research

More than a quarter of people have cut back on their insurance cover in the past 12 months because they could not afford it, according to research from Close Brothers Premium Finance.

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Interview: Dane Douetil: Building businesses

Minova Insurance Holdings group chief executive Dane Douetil tells Post his ambitions for the company – including doubling its size...


Crazy claims: Weird and wonderful

Post brings you 15 of the most ridiculous insurance claims ever made.


C-Suite - Insurer: Still much more to do

Whiplash reforms can – and should – be broadened to other types of injury.


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Rehab: Looking to Europe

Despite being received with enthusiasm, rehabilitation in the UK is being accused of having stalled - but why has it fallen so far behind similar models across Europe?


Hancock starts AIG CEO role

As of yesterday, Peter Hancock assumed the role of president and CEO of AIG, and has joined AIG’s board of directors.

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Brokerslink gears up for Venice conference

More than 200 broking delegates from 70 countries are expected to participate in this year's Brokerslink conference in October.

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Munich Re's head of China and Hong Kong takes up global marine role

Munich Re's chief executive of Greater China and Hong Kong John Wilkinson has been appointed CEO of Munich Re’s global marine partnership.

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Insured disaster losses fall by $4bn in first six months of 2014

Total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters reached $44bn (£26.5bn) in the first half of 2014, according to preliminary estimates from Swiss Re’s Sigma database.

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UK Broker Awards 2014

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Restore your profit per case: Coping with the Jackson reforms

The Jackson Reforms have taken effect, and some predictions for the claimant solicitor world are decidedly grim. The reforms call for increased settlement speed and new, lower fixed fees, compressing solicitor profitability substantially.


Getting Ready for Solvency II – Two Key Actions for European Insurers

EIOPA has published its final guidelines for the phasing-in of the Solvency II regime, with the regulations announced to come into force on 1st January 2016. Prior to that date, European insurers have two other deadlines to meet a pre-application to the relevant regulator must be submitted in or around September 2014; and a full application to the relevant regulator must be submitted by 1st June 2015

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