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Technical articles | 01 Jun 2008
In this chapter we will look at the main types of insurance which may be needed by private individuals and businesses.  We will concentrate mainly on "general insurance", that is, non-life insurance, as that is the focus of this guide.  General insurance can be split into a number...
News items | 01 Jan 2008
A recap of news relating to the general insurance industry for 2007.
Technical articles | 01 Dec 2007
It's game over for the General Insurance Standards Council (GISC). The fledgling regulator, set up to bring in a level playing field across the broking market and to instill high levels of consumer confidence, is to be replaced by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). The announcement cam...
Technical articles | 01 Oct 2007
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Society for 2007 will be held at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA at 5.30pm on Monday 12 November 2007 to receive the Report from the Chief Executive and to consider and, if thought fit, approve the following resolutions...
Research | 01 May 2007
Changing dynamics within the commercial general insurance market have led to a blurring of the boundaries between the roles of underwriters and brokers. This is changing the way in which organisations need to manage and develop their distribution channels and strategies, and will significan...
Technical articles | 01 Mar 2007
Professor Richard Scase is one of the UK's leading business strategists and an authoritative business forecaster of scenarios for the 21st century. We are extremely fortunate to have his views on the effect of globalisation on the insurance industry and felt this was something that would ap...
Technical articles | 01 Jul 2006
Journal of Insurance Research and Practice - The Bermuda insurance market has enjoyed remarkable success over the last decade and has become the most popular choice of domicile for new capital entering the industry.  Originally only a domicile for captives, Bermuda has developed into m...
Technical articles | 01 Nov 2005
The FSA has cracked its whip. Seven months into the new regime the regulator announced a crackdown on intermediaries breaking the law by conducting unauthorised general insurance business. By July the curiously named "perimeter team" had a programme of visits across the UK well underway ...
Lectures | 01 Oct 2005
Making the case for insurance: thoughts from a new Director General. Lecture delivered by Stephen Haddrill on 27 October 2005.

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