IoT law ‘step in the right direction’

Legislation announced yesterday to protect internet-connected household devices from cyber-attacks sits at the “baseline” of what could be done but is a “step in the right direction,” insurers said.

News Editor's Comment: Countdown to the election

With just three weeks until a general election where the only certainty looks set to be the absence of an overall majority, business leaders across the UK are clamouring for a combination of progress and stability.

Editor's comment: Pitching to the politicians

Later this month the major political parties will hold their final conferences before the 2015 general election — providing a critical opportunity for the insurance industry to influence policy making and politics before manifestos are locked down.

News Analysis: Party conference season approaches

With the Green Party positioning itself as the ‘real opposition’ to the coalition government, reality TV star ‘White Dee’ Deidre Kelly set to speak at the Conservative Party Conference alongside David Cameron and the furore surrounding the ‘Yes’ vote…

Interview: Anne McIntosh: Making waves

As chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, MP Anne McIntosh has been at the forefront of the struggle to find a flood risk solution. Despite success on that front looking within reach, she tells Post the hard work is not over…

Regulation: A heavy crown

The downfall of the Financial Services Authority was met with resounding support. However, as its successors take over sceptics ask whether the twin peak model might create more discontent in the industry.

Renewable energy would generate growth, says RSA

Steve Kingshott, RSA's global director of construction, engineering and renewable energy, has called on the government to step up investment in renewable energy, arguing that it has a "critical role" to play in economic recovery.

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