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Q&A: Forum of Insurance Lawyers CEO Laurence Besemer

In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…

Blog: Sexual harrassment in the post-Weinstein era

As American film producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse case again makes headlines, the spotlight on diversity and equality is having an impact on many businesses, regardless of size, nature or geographical location writes Jennifer Boldon, partner in…

This week in Post: Do or delay

The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.

MGAA boss Peter Staddon to retire

Peter Staddon will retire as managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association at the end of June this year, after nearly seven years in the role.

Analysis: 19th Century insurance frauds

Scandal, fraud, deception and rabid profiteering have never been far away from the insurance industry. Indeed, it is probably fair to say they have been uneasy bedfellows ever since the modern insurance industry started to lay its foundations in this…

Q&A: Gary Humphreys, Markerstudy

Markerstudy’s group underwriting director, Gary Humphreys, discusses taking a pause on commercial business, progress on the Co-op Insurance buy, debt, making further acquisitions and the rated versus unrated debate as well as backing MGAs and the future…

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