Politics

Blog: Injured claimants are not lobby fodder

I spent 15 years working for a number of insurance companies before ‘crossing the floor’ to be the managing director of Minster Law, a claimant firm. Whether moving from insurance to the law is a step up the public approval rankings or a step down is a…

Editor's comment: Feeling lucky?

My Irish grandmother always said bad things come in threes. In the last 18 months the insurance industry has faced bad returns on investments, several increases to insurance premium tax and now the huge change to the Ogden discount rate, so the sector…

Interview: John Nelson, Lloyd’s of London

It is the most prestigious chairmanship in UK insurance. But next month, John Nelson will step down after six years in the role of Lloyd’s chairman. He talks to Ryan Hewlett about steering the market through one of its most turbulent periods

Blog: The future of CMCs

Listening to the entirety of the Second Reading debate on the Prisons and Courts Bill last week, I was reminded once again of the pitfalls of short-sighted and ill-thought-out policy changes in the claims sector.

Pool Re: The changing face of terrorism

The number of terrorist incidents on UK soil has dropped since Pool Re was set up, with Irish republican paramilitary attacks giving way to less frequent strikes by radical Islamic terrorists, however, the threat to the country remains as severe

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