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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.

A time of uncertainty.

BIIBA's Spirit of Success conference was packed with useful marketing information. But Tim Collison says that the main topic of conversation was fears about changes in regulation.

Francis Perkins Award.

Yorkshire broker Graham Huntrods has won the British Insurance and Investment Brokers' Association's...

Tony Lancaster.

Insurers are doing themselves no favours by prolonging the soft market, when what the customer ultimately wants is high quality.

Appointment at Generali.

Neil Moore (above) has been appointed manager of Generali's offshore division, with responsibility f...

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