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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.

No rest for the wicked

August is usually when we reach the peak of the silly season (if you take a positive view of it – many would term it the trough).

It never ends

In the last few months I have enjoyed four television shows in particular.

Changing of the guard

A bit over 18 months ago the changing of the guard among the leadership of the big consolidators began.

Not tough enough

One story that really got to people this week touched on an issue that has often been discussed in the Insurance Age blog.

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