Post - 2011-12-01

View from the top: Embrace the post-Jackson world

The Jackson reforms present a real opportunity. As we await the Ministry of Justice consultation response, let’s be optimistic and assume full implementation next year at sustainable costs levels with real incentives to keep cases ‘on track’.

Market moves: Fresh faces for underwriters

As the industry heads into December, underwriting agencies and insurers lead the way in the job market. This week saw major moves at Chubb, More Than and Travelers, while Evolution, Arista and Ink all welcomed new staff. It was another slow week for…

Editor's comment: Sales, sprinklers and statistics

Any reputable estate agent — excusing the potential oxymoron — will tell you the property market falls quiet in the run-up to Christmas, as potential vendors focus on the festivities ahead. Not so in the insurance market, with an unexpected end-of-year…

Your say: Question marks over Bent

The judgment in the Bent v Highways and Utilities case raises some very interesting questions - and there are at least two question marks hanging over the early stage handling of the case.

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