Post - 2009-10-08

Glass ceiling?

This year's class of claims talent, the Post magazine Claims Club Rising Stars, are self-confident, intelligent and passionate. But can the industry really accommodate their aims and ambitions, and is there enough headroom in …

Independence day

After being acquired by Axa in early 2008, SBJ Global Risks soon realised it wasn't core to the insurer's business.Mairi MacDonald talks to its senior executives about the management buyout that followed and revitalising the company.

Kiss of life

Cameron McNaught examines the reforms proposed for Scotland's Courts in the long awaited report from leading judge, Lord Gill.

Glass ceiling?

This year's class of claims talent, the Post magazine Claims Club Rising Stars, are self-confident, intelligent and passionate. But can the industry really accommodate their aims and ambitions, and is there enough headroom in …

Cutting edge

The crackdown on 'crash for cash' scams by insurers has reaped rewards. Ana Paula Nacif reports on the need for the industry to step up a gear and keep on the cutting edge of the fight against fraud.

Cashing in on crashes

Sarah Adams reports on 'crash for cash' scams and how geographic data can help prevent fraud in this area.

Stemming the flow

Arson is a constant risk to the insurance industry. Leigh Jackson reports on the recent increase in fire damage and asks why fire risk mitigation seems to be a blind spot for businesses.

False alarms

A new firefighters' policy, coupled with changes in legislation, mean that requirements and obligations relating to fire protection today are very different from only a few years ago, as Derrick Hall explains.

Closer harmony

Recent research by Alarm shows that public sector organisations are failing to run collaborative and partnership projects effectively. Edward Murray examines what can be done to provide closer harmony.

Unfinished business

Entrepreneurial players in the claims market have benefited from maximising the incentives of motor injury claims in recent years, but the trend towards commoditisation of claims handling does have its place, writes Alistair Kinley.

Kinetic appoints MD

Lloyd's broker Kinetic Insurance Brokers has appointed John Mitchell as managing director/chief operating officer with immediate effect.

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