Smaller legal firms can find it difficult getting professional indemnity cover in the midst of an economic downturn, but could there be a lifeline? Christopher Rooke takes a look at block policies and the advantages they can offer.
A recent Adam Smith Institute briefing paper, Access to justice: balancing the risks, makes an important and welcome contribution to the debate on civil justice reform and the Jackson review — especially its analysis of the proposals as being …
Employees tasked with the prevention and deterrence of fraud should be given incentives alongside their detection counterparts, if insurers are to develop a fully coherent and effective counter-fraud strategy.
In recent times, the solicitors' professional indemnity market has been travelling a difficult path. Jane Bernstein examines the road ahead by taking a close look at proposed industry changes and the effect they may have.
The UK is falling behind on the production of high-skilled jobs, while the value of some degree courses is plummeting. Lynn Rouse talks to UKCES chief executive Chris Humphries about how best to reverse these trends.
At first glance, sports stars and insurers wouldn't appear to have much in common but, with the benefits of sports sponsorship proving their worth, Daniel Dunkley asks is it any wonder everyone is trying to get in on the action?
Richard Shanks urges insurers to look at what constitutes excellent service and gives a customer choice, rather than being driven by internal processes and service level agreements that risk only meeting organisational needs.
Insurance companies may be missing out on easy wins in terms of enhanced productivity and retention rates by failing to adequately consider the apprenticeship model. That is the view of Chris Humphries, chief executive of the UK Commission for Employment…
Three years on from the devastating 2007 floods, it¹s difficult to forget the images of people¹s homes and businesses under water and the resulting distress and damage to all involved. Last week¹s flooding summit was a timely reminder of the challenges…
The imminent regulatory sea change in the legal profession offers the ideal opportunity to tackle the unpalatable issue of the assigned risks pool once and for all, asserts Tim Oliver. Sorting the wheat from the chaff early on would benefit all.