Monthly Archives: May 2013

Brokers’ client back coverage

Insurance Trainer yields to no man in its admiration and respect for Insurance Age’s ongoing coverage and championing of the issue of professionalism in insurance. This strangely hagiographic piece ‘from ‘a client of Darwin Clayton, however, illustrates the risk of … Continue reading

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First steps towards professionalism

A good first step towards professionalism is knowing how to spell the word. Searching for coverage of the issue in the insurance press recently, I inadvertently typed the word in with a single s where there should be two. Initially … Continue reading

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Career Paths 2: Article 3

The final part in Series 2 of our ongoing saga of insurance trainees appeared in Post Magazine yesterday. Read the original version here: In the third instalment in the current three-part series, we continue to follow fictional insurance recruits Will … Continue reading

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Are your staff up to speed with Business Interruption?

Fires, floods, break ins, power outages – any of these could put your clients’ businesses out of action for days, weeks, even months at a time. There is a growing recognition of the need for Business Interruption cover in the … Continue reading

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Food for thought?

Whether or not it really was ‘a serious thing’ we may never know – but Andy Pearce’s heroic attempt to eat the BIBA Conference cupboard bare certainly made us laugh. Click on the image to view video content.

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Career Paths 2: Article 2

The second instalment in Series 2 of our no doubt soon-to-be-award-winning documentary style prose drama Career Paths ran in Post Magazine yesterday. Here, for anyone unfortunate enough to have missed it, is the original uncut script of the fictionalised insurance … Continue reading

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Don’t learn about the Consumer Insurance Act the hard way!

The Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representation) Act 2012 which came into force last month has significantly altered the legal landscape for insurance providers dealing with consumers. Longstanding legal provisions in relation to disclosure have been radically transformed. Understanding how is … Continue reading

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