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Rachel Gordon

Rachel Gordon is a freelance journalist specialising in insurance. Previously, she was editor of Insurance Age as well as fulfilling contract roles for Post.

Outside of work, she enjoys being with her children.

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Articles by Rachel Gordon

Intelligence: 11 September 2001 - 20 years on

With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.

Spotlight: Claims - Selecting the right TPA partner

When it comes to working with a third-party administrator for property claims, how far should an insurer go? Whether it is taking on service from start to finish or only focusing on key elements such as the repairer network or emergency call out facility…

Intelligence: Insurance protecting nature

In 2020 the world’s first coral reef insurance policy was triggered in Mexico, following damage resulting from October’s Hurricane Delta. Post looks at how insurance is helping nature in other parts of the world.

Analysis: Tenancy deposits – tailored tenancies

Many tenants struggle to find a lump sum of money to put down for a deposit. Insurance instead of a deposit provides an alternative – offering tenants greater affordability and increasing security for landlords. It could also mean a welcome new class of…

Analysis: Subsidence surge

Insurers and loss adjusters are using digital technologies to handle this autumn’s surge in subsidence claims but they are not forgetting the human touch is the best way to get to the root of the problem

Dog attacks: Liability bites

Injuries and damage potentially caused by dogs can be covered by pet or household policies. But there is a market for liability products, if not for owners, definitely for canine businesses

Claims II: Analysis: Beauty fraud: No pain, no gain

In an era of Instagram brows and duck lip selfies, the beauty industry is thriving. While most customers visit their hairdresser, nail bar or tanning salon to look smoking hot, others see a beauty treatment as a route to a windfall, via a fraudulent…

Analysis: Beauty fraud: No pain, no gain

In an era of Instagram brows and duck lip selfies, the beauty industry is thriving. While most customers visit their hairdresser, nail bar or tanning salon to look smoking hot, others see a beauty treatment as a route to a windfall, via a fraudulent…

Analysis: Leisure market - At your leisure

Brexit may raise the prospect of more expensive holidays abroad and longer waits at borders. If fewer European city breaks beckon, could there also be an upside in spending more time in England’s green and pleasant land?

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