Brokers have backed publication of a consultation document by the Financial Services Authority, Bank of England and HM Treasury that considers options for a financial sector resilience benchmarking programme.
The need for more accurate data and improved infrastructure is occupying insurers' Solvency II teams. However, Sam Barrett finds that UK firms are well prepared when it comes to accuracy of information.
As insurers continue to fight their way through a tough economic climate, it is important to expose managers to good ideas and innovative thinking. Alongside methods such as mentoring and brainstorming, another route is through reading a range of the…
The squeeze on public sector spending is about to get tighter. Jakki May examines the ways in which its employees, brokers and underwriters need to get the best out of insurance, without compromising quality.
Former Lucas Fettes director Brett Sainty is to focus on building organic growth at Cadogan Keelan Westall after being appointed head of business for the Barbon Insurance Group-owned commercial property insurance business.
For the majority of insurers and to a certain extent brokers, data quality has consistently been an issue with reasons ranging from the ongoing problems of legacy systems to basic human error, as Sarah Adams explains.
Chief executives from some of the UK's largest brokers have called for a meeting with the Financial Services Authority to discuss concerns over the increasing level of intervention in compliance issues by the regulator.
With the insurance industry suffering from reviews, increased legislation and the need for additional transparency, Brendan Keane looks at how the motor market can adapt and change to keep one step ahead.
Penny's friends in the sporting world have had a busy time this January transfer deadline. Struggling West Ham appear to be the latest team to have gotten themselves into a little insurance-related pickle.
The transfer deadline day, 31 January, saw a host of football clubs scrambling over themselves to secure deals to improve their stock ahead of the final push for safety, promotion, Europe or silverware.