Post - 2012-11-08

Health and safety: Staying safe

The Health and Safety Executive is set to exempt businesses in lower-risk sectors from routine inspections, and insurers and brokers have an important role to play in ensuring that standards don't slip.

Business interruption: Playing with fire

Confusion and costs have led to fewer businesses taking out adequate business interruption cover, putting them at risk of significant losses. How can the industry rectify the situation?

View from the top: Models behaving badly

As with widely reported sat-nav disasters, what is going on in the banking sector as financial institutions embed the Basel III regulatory framework is testing investors' faith in what their computers are telling them, says Roger Bickmore.

Interview: Des Hudson - Fighting his corner

Six years as the chief executive of the Law Society has not quelled Des Hudson's battling instincts. He talks to Post about upcoming legal changes and his relationship with the insurance industry.

Editor's comment: Testing our mettle

US voters were still heading to the polls as Post went to press. But with many north eastern states operating makeshift polling stations and still without electricity a week after superstorm Sandy made landfall, the closely fought election was shaping up…