Monthly Archives: November 2016

Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal

Back in 1987 America’s president elect wrote a book called The Art of the Deal. Or at least a guy called Tony Schwartz wrote it for him – based in part on listening in the Trump’s deal-making phone calls over … Continue reading

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Compliance and risk management: are your firm’s arrangements robust and appropriate?

The FCA has committed itself to taking a long hard look at the robustness and appropriateness of insurance firms’  compliance and risk management arrangements. Complaints handling, claims management, client money, financial crime prevention, business continuity… All of these are high on … Continue reading

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Just some of our satisfied customers

Ever wondered what sort of companies Searchlight works with? Wonder no longer! Firms we have worked with (or currently work with in many cases) include: AIG, Allianz, Amlin, Aon, Aviva, AXA, BIBA, Bluefin, Brit, Catlin, CII, Covea, AJ Gallagher, Hiscox, … Continue reading

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Why should you care about the GDPR?

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May 2018. That might sound like it’s still a long way off. But these things have a way of coming round faster than we expect. All firms should … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and Apophasis: how Trump showed himself a master of rhetoric

If you thought Donald Trump was just blurting out the first random thing that comes into his head, it’s time to think again. His delivery may seem spontaneous and off the cuff, but there’s a great deal more method in … Continue reading

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Business Interruption Insurance

Business interruption insurance can protect a business that is unable to continue operations as normal due to events beyond its control, making it one of the most valuable types of a company can buy. It is also a relatively complex insurance … Continue reading

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Learning with a capital E

E-learning can be a cost-effective way of delivering some some level of training to a large number of employees in a short space of time. But the acquisition of appropriate knowledge and skills isn’t necessarily the kind of thing you … Continue reading

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