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UKGI bought by Thistle Initiatives

UK General's compliance operation will retain brand for foreseeable future.

Insurer | 17 Apr 2014

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James Hillon

Director admits sales plans led to shock and anger.

Insurer | 17 Apr 2014

Cash

Group losses total £2.5bn in 2013.

Insurer | 17 Apr 2014

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In-depth: Bright ideas

Many in the industry worry that the schemes market has become saturated, but there are still opportunities for brokers with a good idea. 

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Full recovery mode

The Chancellor’s prediction of strong growth in GDP could point to a resurgence for the commercial insurance market, says Paul Upton

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Products round-up: Finding a niche

It has been a month of niches for products.

Talking Point

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Power hour: A place for networks

As the SME market becomes increasingly automated, networks could give regional brokers the clout to compete with the big......

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Expertise in action: Data validation in the broker space

The insurance industry has invested heavily in its capabilities to detect and stop fraud in recent years. And this is as......

Broker | 14 Apr 2014 | screening image

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Broking success: Part of the family

JM Glendinning’s Paul Glendinning and Nick Houghton tell Andrew Pearce how they are building the broker around talented......

Broker | 02 Apr 2014 secure | screening image

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What the Papers Say – March 2014

Jennifer Thomas, head of financial communications, Direct Line Group, joins the title’s reporter Caitlin Morrison, for......

Insurer | 12 Mar 2014 secure | screening image

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Advertorial: Brokers with a scheme to pitch – please take a seat

Could you perform an "elevator pitch"?

The Schemes Seat could be for you

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Deputy editor’s letter - April 2014

“The FCA has got brokers guessing as to how this will impact their selling practices, not to mention their back pockets”......

Viewpoint

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Traditional insurance fails to keep pace

Technology is changing the way people do business, but traditional insurance policies having failed to keep up are leaving......

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Leading from the front

Having the right leader in place is vitally important for a business, especially in times of expansion, says Peter Done

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FSCS reduction

Do you think the reduction in the FSCS levy for 2014/15 is indicative of a new trend?

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Motor prosecutions: Protect your employees

Tough new laws have been introduced over the last few years to clamp down on dangerous and careless driving with penalties including large fines, driving bans and imprisonment for those caught breaking the law. As a result, any organisation requiring its employees to drive on business must ensure they drive safely and legally or risk a charge of corporate manslaughter if they are involved in a fatal collision.

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The broker's guide to... Consumer credit regulation

Consumer credit regulation is changing. Although the scope of regulation will stay broadly the same, the FCA will take over responsibility for the regulation of consumer credit activities from 1 April 2014. This guide looks at what this will mean for insurance brokers and what you should do in the coming months.

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Ordnance SurveyFollowing last year's successful research study, Ordnance Survey undertook a follow-up study with the members of the Insurance Fraud Investigators Group (IFIG).

RISK MANAGEMENT

FM Global

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Pitney Bowes Software

Pitney-BowesThis case study looks at Willis' business challenges, the software solution used and the subsequent results and benefits.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Lockton

Lockton Cyber Risks DecodedCyber crime is not a fictional concept; it is a very real problem. To better understand the issues Lockton interviewed IMRG, four leading cyber and data protection underwriters, and members of the Lockton specialist technology and privacy practice.

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Insurance 360

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This year's annual Insurance 360 Business Insurers Insight Report study ran from late August to early November 2011, gathering comprehensive responses from 360 commercial broking professionals.