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Technical articles

Stakeholder split concern »
Concern is growing over whether insurers can give proper advice within the one percent fee limit, as Chris Wheal reports
Insuring the rich »
Special insurance for the affluent is providing a good opportunity for insurers and brokers, says Rachel Gordon
Ideas come before cash »
Good insurance websites are hard to find and, as John Sanders discovered, are as much the product of deep thought as deep pockets.
Partnership for success »
How the CII and major broker Aon have worked together is explained by Roger Harrison
The sleeping giant awakes »
With the UK becoming a more litigious society, the need for insurances such as professional indemnity has grown, says Reg Brown
Taking the fear out of CPD »
Travy Wood was asked to write this article in her capacity as the CII's societies and CPD coordinator. However, as a member of the Society of Technicians in Insurance (STI) herself, she is only too aware of the necessity of complying with the continuing professional development (CPD) scheme. CPD is recognised as a process which signifies that your knowledge is up-to-date and that you are taking responsibility for your own personal development ...
Spinning a business web »
E-commerce on the Internet now has a growing influence in the insurance market, as Andrew Newman discovered
Lifting the stakeholder pensions veil »
Five papers have revealed more about stakeholder pensions as Chris Wheal discovered
Flexible claims control »
Insurers must be more understanding about what occupational health can provide, says Martin O'Hanlon
Protection money »
The bedrock of financial planning is insurance - one's life, health and income should be covered in case of illness, accident or death. So why are we, as a nation, chronically under-insured? Why do we find it so hard to make such sensible provision?
The management revolution »
New thinking will change how insurance managers handle their business, reports John Jackson
Waiting on Whitehall »
Once the ground rules on long-term care are known many more insurers will enter the market, predicts Chris Wheal
The management and motivation of a direct sales force in the life assurance industry »
This is an investigation into the most effective methods of management of a direct sales force in the life assurance and pensions industry and the motivations that enable those salespeople to strive for success...
Compensation for accidents and illness - fault or no-fault? »
This is a much abbreviated version of the paper Industrial injuries and employers' liability: a search for the cure which won the 1998 Morgan Owen medal...
Brokers facing the crossroads »
Can insurance brokers survive in a world of multi-distribution channels asks Rachel Gordon?