Post - 2009-09-17

The difference a year makes

A year on from its near collapse and the US government bailout of AIG, senior figures from the broking sector and the insurer itself reflect on those testing early days and what has since happened in the market. Mairi MacDonald reports.

The going gets tough

With insurers increasingly selective in the solicitors' professional indemnity market, Leigh Jackson reports on the tough times some firms are facing in the run-up to renewal.

Showing its teeth

Contrary to predictions, one of the first major judgments to consider the issue of 'desirable activity' has arisen in the employer context. Paula Jefferson explains.

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