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This Week in Post: The Queen's Speech, whiplash and a year on from Brexit

As Her Majesty the Queen delivered her all-important speech to open parliament, insurers had a lot to think about.

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Europe: Post-Brexit travel insurance

It is unclear whether UK nationals will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card after Brexit. If they don’t, travel insurers expect higher claims costs and higher premiums.

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Marsh Networks’ David Hopwood on the seven issues a reduced discount rate creates for SME brokers

The Ministry of Justice’s decision to set a new discount rate for personal injury compensation awards at minus 0.75% seems likely to create turbulence in the market. Following widespread criticism, the government is currently reviewing feedback from its consultation and the findings are anticipated in August. David Hopwood, head of Marsh Networks, looks beyond the impact on insurers to the issues

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The Top 100 UK Insurers - Updated for 2016

Find out who ranks highest in the Top 100 UK insurers in Post’s 2016 countdown. The data, produced in association with AM Best, lists firms based on their financial returns.

Top 30 Insurers in Asia 2016

As expected by AM Best, Chinese and Japanese companies ranked high. The largest Korean company was ranked seventh, and the largest Australian company followed at eighth.

Top 30 Insurers in Europe 2016

A lack of large natural disasters, favourable exchange rates and a number of sizeable mergers have seen many of the top 30 European insurers weather the tough environment and climb the rankings complied by AM Best