A high level of interest from bond investors in London and Edinburgh saw Towergate management cancel travel plans to meet potential investors in Europe and the US last week, and conclude its refinancing arrangement on UK soil.
Business secretary Vince Cable and skills minister John Hayes have urged more employers to drive economic growth by creating a new generation of skilled workers, while underlining the government's commitment to increase the budget for apprenticeships to…
Markel International does not expect its future profits to be badly affected by the New Zealand earthquake and recent Queensland flooding, after previous catastrophe events added six points or $33m (£20.5m) to its 2010 full-year combined ratio.
Total costs for motor and home claims reached £1.4bn between during 24 November to 31 December 2010, as the big freeze swept across the UK, figures released by the Association of British Insurers have revealed.
The Association of British Insurers is poised to reject the concept of having a centralised response to surge events, which could have seen streets allocated a specific loss adjusting firm to moderate claims.
One of the UK's largest specialist female insurers has scoffed at the Association of British Insurers' suggestion that it could potentially have to re-underwrite its whole book following the European Court of Justice's gender verdict due on 1 March.
Mike Eve makes some interesting points regarding uninsured driving and, unfortunately, he is correct that fines for uninsured driving, and most other offences for that matter, are governed by the financial status of the offender.
With its 20th anniversary just passed, David Worsfold looks at the success of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services, detailing some key highlights from two decades of debate.
The Association of British insurers is to take an active role in the recently announced review of the standard for repairing flooded property — PAS 64 — after it was highlighted as an action point by one of the trade body's working parties.