Post - 2012-04-05
Brokers are facing increased competition for SME customers, but they're not going down without a fight
As debates resurface about the response to last year's riots, the question of inadequate SME cover returns.
With signs pointing to a soft market, questions abound about what will now drive a customer to use an aggregator to switch insurer.
Boards need competent individuals regardless of gender, rendering quotas irrelevant
While Scotland has had a fairly clear procedure for dealing with the legal affairs of persons missing for longer than seven years since the Presumption of Death (Scotland) Act 1977, those south of the border have had to deal with "a legislative patchwork…
I thought April had come early when I saw last week's headlines praising insurers for their handling of the riot claims for 2011.
A Jersey Royal Court judgment against the Channel Island's largest insurance broker, Giles-owned RA Rossborough, should act as a warning to insurers and brokers.
Supreme Court judgment means run-off firms cannot avoid liability.