Post - 2012-03-08
The effect of the arrival of alternative business structures on solicitors' professional indemnity business remains unclear, with no indication of what's at the end of the tunnel.
Davies Arnold Cooper and Beachcroft merged in late 2011 under the DAC Beachcroft banner. Paulino Fajardo and David Pollitt discuss the tie-up and their plans for the future.
Despite growing competition in the Middle East and North Africa from local providers, there are still opportunities for foreign insurers in the market
With global compliance still a major concern for risk managers, will Airmic's proposed database soothe corporate clients?
A year on from the earthquakes in New Zealand, while the Christchurch disasters may be slipping out of public consciousness, the work to rebuild the city continues.
Location-specific blackspots indicate overall increase in UK insurance fraud
After two slow weeks, the broking sector has seen an upswing in activity, with a number of large players making high-profile appointments.
A senior consultant in Randstad Financial & Professional's insurance division, Ali Foroshani advises on what to do if you feel stuck in a rut.
An academic made a splash this week by publishing a paper calling for planners, developers and architects to be held "legally liable when they get it wrong and people are flooded" as a way of preventing further flood plain development.
Being an insatiable socialite, Penny Black is always eager to probe the personalities behind the professional veneer of her industry friends. What better way to squeeze in and share as many intimate revelations as possible than her very own 'speed…
Joining a party too late can be disastrous. Not least because the early attendees may have drunk the place dry.
Concerns have been raised that a new product that "fills a genuine gap" in the motor market could be plugging a hole that has been left deliberately.
While the UK insurance industry is still trying to understand the financial merits of social media, one German online-based broker has already started using Facebook to encourage its users and their friends to sign up for cover.
The long-tipped 'aggregator of aggregators' is closer to happening than ever, with the proliferation of price comparison brands and online insurance offerings that shun these sites.