Government targets fraud

Fraud has shot up the political agenda in the past year - with ramifications for the insurance industry, according to a partner at Davies Arnold Cooper law firm (DAC) who specialises in this area.DAC are members of a syndicate of insurance-led organisations that commissioned research into commercial insurance fraud in September this year.The findings estimated that commercial insurance fraud costs the industry at least £550m a year - and personal lines fraud a further £1bn.Nick Young, a part