Post - 2009-11-19

Out of time

Rob Withers questions whether insurers are practising what they preach when it comes to health and safety regulations.

Working partnership

After the announcement that Finsure may withdraw from the premium finance market, there is widespread agreement that a strong relationship between provider and broker is becoming increasingly important given the current economic climate, writes Jane…

Long-distance dangers

Although official figures show that truck-related crime has fallen, Amy Ellis reports on why the figures may not show the true scale of the problem.

Raising the roof

Sakate Khaitan details the delay behind Indian insurance market reform, rising regulatory requirements and future prospects for growth.

The appliance of science

With more than 17 000 pollution incidents in England and Wales in 2007, Dr Jon Burton looks at how clean-up costs can be cut by adopting innovative techniques.

Out with the old

Opportunities for claims handling leakage exist and cost insurers millions of pounds a year. But modern systems can help insurers to reduce it in many ways, writes Katie Doyle.

Need for speed

Removing the need for paper in the accounts payable department might not only go some way to saving the planet, but could also help to keep suppliers happy by speeding up the payment process, writes Stefan Foryszewski.

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