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New ABI chairman.

British American Financial Services chief executive Sandy Leitch will be the new chairman of the Ass...

ITT L&E/DAS deal.

ITT London & Edinburgh has signed a deal with DAS that will enable the legal expenses insurer to und...

David Worsfold.

Kitemarking insurance products may sound like a good idea, but as European experience testifies, it can easily be used as an excuse to forego expertise and service.

Terry Wellard.

Keeping rates low does nothing but force people out of the market. We must increase motor premiums, and soon.

Steve Knight.

Polaris seems to have reached 'critical mass', but should it have been designed to make use of the Internet?

Caravan of love.

Owners of caravans are often passionate about their cherished vehicles. Caroline Duncan says that brokers, on the other hand, have traditionally been less enthusiastic about this class of business.

Call Fraudline.

Sedgwick and PLC Consultancy Services have teamed up to launch a new scheme to help companies reduce...

Holy smoke.

The Arson Prevention Bureau has launched a guide to tackle the problem of arson attacks on places of...

Safe from harm.

Several large insureds have recently reported significant premium reductions. Tony Dowding says this is not due to the soft market, but to improvements in health and safety procedures.

This is a job for someone else.

It was not so long ago that insurers looked after all of their own claims handling. However, Steve Banner says that more insurers are now outsourcing their claims operations.

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