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    Plaques confusion

    2007-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Your article, “MPs in last ditch attempt to force U-turn on plaques” (News, 8 November), misrepresents my comments. I did not suggest any lack of understanding by ministers on pleural plaques. Quite the reverse: it is because ministers do appreciate that pleural plaques are not a disease and do ...

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    Letters

    2007-11-07T00:00:00Z

    ABI’s MP lobbying The ABI fully supports its member companies lobbying on issues such as flooding (“AXA lobbies MPs over flooding concerns”, News, 1 November). We carry the collective weight of the industry in our discussions with the government, MPs and other stakeholders, and in the media. Members can both ...

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    Resist the march towards disclosure

    2007-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Andrew Paddick says the FSA may be unduly influenced by EC concerns on commission

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    Rehab is off the starting blocks

    2007-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Deborah Edwards and Andrew Pemberton look at the changing focus of the rehabilitation industry

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    The final warning

    2007-11-06T14:54:00Z

    TCF could help businesses prosper, finds Ellen Bennett

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    Letters

    2007-10-31T00:00:00Z

    Website database check It was pleasing to read the commendation of askmid.com from Roy Rodger (Letters, 25 October). Undoubtedly this website will assist everyone in ensuring that their own vehicles are appearing correctly on the motor insurance database (MID). This is becoming increasingly important as the enforcement authorities are, in ...

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    Stop insuring Burma and help democracy

    2007-10-31T00:00:00Z

    Mark Farmaner, says pulling cover will speed the collapse of the military

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    We’re on the claims case

    2007-10-24T00:00:00Z

    Sue Langley says Lloyd’s is winning the cultural revolution to implement electronic claims handling

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    Feedback

    2007-10-17T00:00:00Z

    Your comments on stories appearing in Insurance Times and on the website www.instimes.co.uk over the past seven days

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    In the last chance saloon

    2007-10-17T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Harding says the FSA is ready to get tough with the brokers that have not made progress in embedding the Treating Customers Fairly principlesF

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    SMEs should log out for the best advice

    2007-10-17T00:00:00Z

    John Lincoln says that while ticking boxes online cannot give an SME confidence its business is properly covered, a broker can

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    Little progress on PPI mis-selling

    2007-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The findings of the latest review of the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) by the FSA makes sorry reading for anyone involved in this industry. The FSA has made itself clear as to the outcomes it is expecting, as identified in previous PPI reports. So why has so little ...

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    Working with government on climate change

    2007-10-10T00:00:00Z

    As the founder and managing director of the UK’s only insurance broker proactively using the insurance industry as a vehicle for sustainable development, I read your article, “Climate Change comes in from the cold”, (News Analysis, 20 September) with interest. Over the past 14 years I have been monitoring the ...

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    A joined-up approach to more influence

    2007-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Grant Ellis says independent brokers can acquire the power to negotiate with major insurers by joining a network

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    Get creative about safety

    2007-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Tom Jones says roving inspections of suspect building sites could cut the death toll due to accidents

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    Letters

    2007-10-03T00:00:00Z

    Poor drainage, more flooding If the government allows water companies to take money from the public to provide water and renew and maintain the infrastructure, but then the companies give a large chunk of revenue to fat cat shareholders, rather than spend it on renewal and maintenance, I can understand ...

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    Survival of the smallest

    2007-09-26T00:00:00Z

    Mike Williams says independent brokers are facing many threats but professionalism will help to secure their future

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    t's a hot market, but for how long?

    2007-09-26T00:00:00Z

    Michael Faulkner says there are no signs that the broker acquisition frenzy will start to cool

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    Facing up to water risks

    2007-09-26T00:00:00Z

    John Merkovsky says water has become a strategic asset which the insurance industry needs to understand

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    Travel mis-selling

    2007-09-19T00:00:00Z

    I was interested to read in a recent article (Backchat, 30 August) that a survey commissioned by Sainsbury’s Bank found that “3.56 million people had fallen victim to dubious sales practices” when purchasing insurance from travel agents. Can this really be so? I would assume that the Financial Services Ombudsman ...