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Analysis: Gig economy: The big gig ruling

The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…

Power to the pedals

Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.

Blog: Holiday sickness claims farmers don't take vacations

Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.

Chubb files UK lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein

Chubb has filed a further lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, arguing that it should not have to pay out for his public liability cover as his insurance policies are void.

Horwich Farrelly's tactics to ditch plastic

Horwich Farrelly has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic items by 2020 and is encouraging its 750 employees to document creative ways to reduce their own plastic consumption. The two winners of an internal competition will be rewarded with a…

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