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Reasons to be cheerful

January is over! That’s the number one reason to be cheerful today, and I’ve actually managed to find some more – and they’re insurance-related. Will wonders never cease?

An honour to the profession

There comes a point over the festive period when the magic wears off. You’ve eaten too much turkey, ham and chocolate, seen a bit too much of certain family members, and Love Actually is on TV for the 243rd time.

There's no need to worry

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society has branded the IFB’s findings on crash for cash scams “astonishing”, and some of the figures really are shocking.

The £50K resignation

If your boss were to offer you £50,000 what would you do? Well, the correct action would of course be to resign.

All work and no play

With the new regulator fast approaching it seems that every week more and more news stories seem to be focusing on what will change for the insurance industry.

Time for some opposite thinking

Since the Conservative-led Coalition came to power the focus has been on reducing the deficit. It is the prism through which every political decision has been refracted.

Plus ça change but will it be the même chose?

Last Friday Ageas announced that it was in exclusive talks with Groupama about the UK business. The latter had been formally on the market since the start of this year and linked with pretty much every provider going, private equity and MBOs.

The Quinn quandary

Olympic fever has the UK in its grip, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find a news story in the national press that isn’t somehow related to the games.

First time tragedy, second time farce

Time to assume the position brokers. That’s right the one where you hold a pen over the cheque book and write out a big number for the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

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