Post - 2010-09-02

Confused not up for sale

Admiral has ruled out selling part or all of its aggregator arm Confused after it disappointed with its half-year results.

BIA offers women hope

Research released this week by the Chartered Management Institute to mark the 40th anniversary of The Equal Pay Act 1970, revealed equal pay within the insurance industry could still be more than 35 years away.

Interview - Ken MacDonald: Keeping it simple

As former chief exec of Aon Global UK, Ken MacDonald has been refreshed by a return to a private company. Lynn Rouse talks to Miller's head of corporate risks about triple-digit growth and targeting FTSE 250 firms.

Postbox: Brokers don't need to be alone in tough times

As reported in The Daily Telegraph this week, Towergate's Peter Cullum has warned that too many businesses are "traumatised" by the recession and are failing to prepare for the future, and that now is the time to be planning "transformational changes…

UK-Indian traing relations: A passage to India

The UK has long looked at India as a trading partner, especially its outsourcing sector. Following a recent visit by a delegation led by the Prime Minister, Daniel Dunkley looks at how the insurance industry is building its own links with the country.

Broker focus - Premium liability: That boat has sailed

With the publication of Issues Paper Eight in July, the Law Commission set about addressing an anomaly that applies to marine insurance, which makes brokers responsible for paying their clients' premiums to underwriters. Rachel Gordon explains why it…

Penny Black's insurance week

Penny had a pleasant lunch at the RAC Club last week with one of her esteemed market contacts and was taken aback to hear their car had been stolen and they were having problems getting their claim paid by none other than Aviva. But that was only half…