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David has been writing about the insurance industry for over 30 years. As well as editing a range of leading insurance titles - including Post Magazine, Reinsurance and Insurance Age - David wrote for The Guardian for several years and has contributed to most major national newspapers. He has frequently appeared on radio and television as a commentator on insurance issues.
Among his many achievements, David launched the British Insurance Awards, the Rehabilitation First Awards and the Cover Magazine Protection Awards. In 1990 he established the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services which has played an influential role in improving communication between the insurance and retail financial services sector and Parliament.
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Nimble and niche, managing general agents have carved themselves a sizeable market share. A roundtable organised by Post, in association with RSA, discussed how these strengths equip them for the future
The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…
With more than three million Muslims in the UK, there has long been a feeling that sharia-compliant insurance products should find a market but the reality has proved the opposite. So far, every attempt to establish a takaful insurer in the UK domestic…
Underinsurance casts a long shadow across the world of listed properties, especially when owners are constantly expanding commercial activities. Experts warn that there can be many traps for the unwary or naïve, many of which do not come to light until…
Loss adjusters working for multi-national insurers in Europe must challenge them on their Brexit preparations, said Paul May, director of the International Association of Adjusting Federations.
Lloyd's and the London market are trying to win back their market shares in Asia, as the region is experiencing the world's most dynamic growth for the insurance industry.
Insurers are increasingly finding themselves under pressure on three fronts when it comes to climate change – as underwriters, as major investors and as large employers with their own substantial carbon footprints. That pressure is about to intensify.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Replacement cars face an uncertain future as individual car ownership recedes and mobility changes
The growing impact of climate change on the Pacific Islands just adds another layer of catastrophe risk to an already highly vulnerable group of countries.
Despite being in a major earthquake zone the take up of insurance in Japan is relatively low. David Worsfold examines why.
The days of mega-mergers in the insurance industry may be behind us as consolidation activity has dropped significantly from the peaks of 2014 and 2015. The sector is contemplating this change of gear and steadying itself in the face of waves of global…