Edmund Tirbutt has been a freelance journalist specialising in insurance subjects for 30 years. He is a former regular contributor to the Mail on Sunday, Telegraph and Independent, and has written for Post Magazine since 1990. He was Biba Journalist of the Year in 1997 and ABI Freelance Journalist of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2002. He has also written six books and is a stand-up comedian performing under the name of Ed de Cantor.
Although environmental, social, and governance issues have been mentioned as far back as 2006 by the United Nations with other sectors seeing it incorporated into their financial evaluations, insurance is only recently picking up the buzzword. Post…
Many parts of life have been on hold for the past year but broker mergers and acquisitions have gone from strength to strength. Post discovers why this sector has been so resilient and asks what the future might bring
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
Although many who voted for Brexit may have hoped otherwise, leaving the European Union will not enable the UK insurance community to turn a blind eye to the insurance regulations dreamed up by those famously unelected bureaucrats in Brussels. Although…
Any hint of an economic downturn inevitably results in forecasts that demand for trade credit insurance will soar. So, predictably, Brexit has sent the PR machines of the major credit insurers into overdrive.
The media has helped to publicise the importance of live event promoters having insurance to safeguard against shows having to be cancelled or abandoned due to unforeseeable events.