As Insurance Times goes on a break for the rest of 2013, we look back at the top stories in UKGI over the past 12 months

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From job cuts to consolidations, new chief executives and price fixing scandals, 2013 has been a busy year for the UK general insurance industry. Insurance Times takes a look at some of the biggest stories this year.

 

January

February

 

March

April

  • The Jackson reforms come into play on 1 April to control the spiralling costs associated with personal injury claims. The reforms ban referral fees, change the no-win no-fee arrangements, and extend the RTA Portal among other things.
  • The FSA is replaced by new regulators: the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). Read our exclusive interview with incoming FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley here.
  • Aviva announces plans to cut 2,000 jobs in the UK, Europe and Asia in the next six months. In the same month, intermediary and partnerships director Janice Deakin resigns to take up a role at Arthur J Gallagher.

 

May

June

 

July

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

Insurance Times will return on 2 January

 

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