Making ill-judged and insensitive comments to the press is one thing but the legacy of Lord Young's report and its wholehearted endorsement of the Jackson Review could cause far more lasting damage, not just to the legal expenses market in which brokers play such an important part but to the justice system itself.
Combined with the planned cuts to Legal Aid announced by justice secretary Ken Clarke MP, implementing Lord Jackson's proposals would dramatically reduce public access justice.
The Insurance Age team examine the most read stories for the week commencing 3 June 2019.Subscribe to our daily newsletter for all the latest news
- GRP-owned Sagars buys Thomas Cook
- Three directors out as Policy Expert buys loss-making Sure Thing!
- Hiscox creates Cyber Exposure Calculator
- PIB's £50m spending on brokers in 2018 revealed
- Insurers could face fines for £4bn dual pricing "rip off"
- Markel launches tech sector proposition
- Zurich-owned N&G launches new small craft product