Post - 2009-10-22

Getting inside the mind of claims managers

Post recently surveyed its well-respected database of general insurance company claims managers into the motor and property sector supply chain. Anthony Gould provides a glimpse into the report's top line findings on supplier selection, monitoring,…

Vying for possession

Has the consumer ever had it better as the market continues to struggle with reducing margins? Tom Cooper discusses the latest developments in the aggregator market.

All hands on decks: making music at Oxygen

Nigel Barton, chief executive of Oxygen Holdings, talks to Jonathan Swift about his love of dance music, the perils of starting up a broker from scratch, lack of insurer support, blind alleys taken and the successes he has achieved in the market.

Fast track to asbestos claim settlements

Question marks still hang over pleural plaques compensation and the correct trigger for employers' liability policies, but what are the wider political, process and funding issues affecting asbestos claims? Lynn Rouse reports.

From EC3 to the EC

The results of a member feedback survey have spurred Lloyd's of London on to extend its market share by opening more offices in Europe. However, not everyone is convinced by this strategy, as Sam Barrett reports.

Eye of the storm

Ship owners are experiencing their biggest slump to date, but if the risks associated with the laying up of vessels are not managed correctly, the potential legacy of the current crisis will add to the significant losses of the international hull market,…

The power to act?

Martin Richell reports on the lack of regulatory consistency in contamination cases and confusion over cover for clean-up.

Articles of faith

With an increase in bad faith claims being filed in the US, James McLarnon shines a light on the steps insurers can take to avoid and defend them.


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