Post - 2011-02-17

Penny Black's insurance week

It seems that the cost of civil litigation is not the only matter Lord Justice Jackson has had on his mind for the past year.

UK regulation needs tailoring for Takaful

UK insurance regulation needs to be tailored to meet the needs of Islamic financial services products if Takaful insurance is to succeed in the UK, a director of the Central Bank of Bahrain has claimed.

Ask the expert - interviews

I haven't been interviewed for a number of years and now I've decided to look elsewhere, I'm finding my nerves are getting the better of me and I'm not progressing past the first interview. Do you have any advice that I could follow?

Power Place chief executive steps down

Matthew Reed has stepped down as Power Place chief executive — just four days after private equity firm Advent took a 45% stake in its parent company, Towergate earlier this month.

View from the top: An endangered species?

CBS Moneywatch recently put underwriters on their list of 'endangered species', alongside travel agents, newspaper reporters and fashion designers (apparently we have too many of them). All were named among the 10 careers with 'no future.'

Auto Windscreens bidders lined up

Discussions are taking place with a trade buyer over a potential deal for Auto Windscreens, which went into administration this week, Deloitte has claimed.

ABI under fire over Jackson

Legal expenses insurers have accused the Association of British Insurers of breaching its constitution in its official responses to the Jackson review consultation.

"Glass ceiling" still exists for women

Research for the Institute of Leadership and Management has shown that 73% of women believe they still face barriers to top-level promotions in the UK.

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