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RSA's long 15 minutes of fame

The completion of the PwC review into the claims and finance issues uncovered in Ireland two months ago brought an element of closure to the insurer's recent stint in the spotlight.

Season's greetings

This is my sign-off blog for 2013. It’s also the morning after the Insurance Age Christmas party, so I am going to take the easy route and cast my eye back over the past year.

Education, education, education

Reading the Chartered Insurance Institute's (CII) latest skills survey was like perusing the morning paper's following an England football match.

Takeover rumours

The rumours that pretty much everyone is looking to buy RSA made for an exciting day on the Insurance Age editorial desks this week.

Comment is free

In terms of the most commented on stories on Insurance Age, never before has there been such a clear frontrunner.

False pride

Insurance workers are proudest of their industry, according to research which shows that 90% of insurance professionals surveyed feel proud to work in the market.

A round of applause

August is normally the silly season. The obsession with Jeremy Paxman’s beard in the national media shows the tradition is thankfully alive and well.

Time to look in the mirror

It has long been argued by the insurance industry that the public's perception of the sector has been damaged by the actions of bankers, that insurers have been unfairly tarnished by the same financial services brush.

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