Post - 2010-09-23
Looking through Post's back catalogue paints a unique picture of more than 150 years of insurance news, as this highlight from five years ago reveals.
Smaller legal firms can find it difficult getting professional indemnity cover in the midst of an economic downturn, but could there be a lifeline? Christopher Rooke takes a look at block policies and the advantages they can offer.
Looking through Post's back catalogue paints a unique picture of more than 150 years of insurance news, as this highlight from 20 years ago reveals.
A recent Adam Smith Institute briefing paper, Access to justice: balancing the risks, makes an important and welcome contribution to the debate on civil justice reform and the Jackson review — especially its analysis of the proposals as being …
Department store John Lewis is targeting "rapid growth" in the insurance market, after unveiling plans to rebrand its offering.
Heath Lambert has agreed a refinancing deal with Santander, securing a new bank facility worth £24m.
GAB Robins' UK major and complex loss team have been assigned to a "multi-million pound" fire in South Korea.
This week Penny witnessed the most heart-thumping, testosterone-fuelled event of the insurance calendar.
The success of last week's flood management summit will depend on whether the government's axe falls on flood defence in its October spending review.
With the deadline for interest now passed, Macquarie — the company charged with finding a buyer for Quinn — can start sorting out who the main runners and riders are for the business.
Garwyn has created a new adjusting executive team that aims to strengthen its core liability expertise and regional focus.
Six new graduates have started at Lloyd's, marking their first step into the insurance industry.
Employees tasked with the prevention and deterrence of fraud should be given incentives alongside their detection counterparts, if insurers are to develop a fully coherent and effective counter-fraud strategy.
Claims management services provider LAS has appointed a former director of GAB Robins and Homeserve, Max Dunworth, as chief operating officer.
In recent times, the solicitors' professional indemnity market has been travelling a difficult path. Jane Bernstein examines the road ahead by taking a close look at proposed industry changes and the effect they may have.
The UK is falling behind on the production of high-skilled jobs, while the value of some degree courses is plummeting. Lynn Rouse talks to UKCES chief executive Chris Humphries about how best to reverse these trends.
Looking through Post's back catalogue paints a unique picture of more than 150 years of insurance news, as this highlight from 10 years ago reveals.
Regarding the article "Chartis to fill short-term lending gap for trade credit clients", I would like to clear up any misconception that Chartis was to begin lending up to £10m.
Leeds-based Henderson Insurance Brokers has attracted 35 insurers to its inaugural conference and plans to make it an annual event.
A fraudster who tried to scam the insurance industry out of £10.5m in claims has been jailed for four years.
At first glance, sports stars and insurers wouldn't appear to have much in common but, with the benefits of sports sponsorship proving their worth, Daniel Dunkley asks is it any wonder everyone is trying to get in on the action?
Jelf Insurance chief executive Phil Barton has unveiled a new look executive board to replace its previous "dysfunctional" model.
Howden Broking Group is set to expand its Asian wholesale operation after securing a trading licence in Singapore and rebranding its Korean joint venture under its own name.
Xbridge has recorded an increased profit of £3m for its insurance division for the year ending 31 December 2009.
The new president of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters has vowed to publish a new code of conduct before the end of the year.
Richard Shanks urges insurers to look at what constitutes excellent service and gives a customer choice, rather than being driven by internal processes and service level agreements that risk only meeting organisational needs.
A new report, Class of 2010, published by Endsleigh, has called for an overhaul in the way that university careers services currently function.
A new legal process outsourcing firm is in trials with "a number" of insurers and brokers to capture third-party personal injury claims.
Brit Insurance shareholders are expected to accept a renewed offer to buy it outright from Apollo Management, after the investment company secured the backing of CVC Partners.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has backed Financial Services Authority proposals for an employers' liability insurance database, operated by the Employers Liability Tracing Office.
Insurance companies may be missing out on easy wins in terms of enhanced productivity and retention rates by failing to adequately consider the apprenticeship model. That is the view of Chris Humphries, chief executive of the UK Commission for Employment…
Ebay has been "inundated" with offers from the insurance industry since announcing its plans to form affinity partnerships with motoring insurance providers.
The latest issue of Post magazine is now available to subscribers as a digital and interactive e-book.
Three years on from the devastating 2007 floods, it¹s difficult to forget the images of people¹s homes and businesses under water and the resulting distress and damage to all involved. Last week¹s flooding summit was a timely reminder of the challenges…
The imminent regulatory sea change in the legal profession offers the ideal opportunity to tackle the unpalatable issue of the assigned risks pool once and for all, asserts Tim Oliver. Sorting the wheat from the chaff early on would benefit all.