THB's liability product
THB UK Professionals Risks has launched a liability product specifically for individuals named as "approved persons" by the FSA. The product will be written exclusively by THB under a binding authority from Pembroke Syndicate 4000.

Data warning
Increasing data management requirements are hindering the ability of companies to provide "reliable, valid financial data", according to Ernst & Young.

VAT position clarified
Revenue & Customs clarified the VAT position for rehabilitation providers. It agreed that the principle purpose of most rehabilitation services is to improve both the physical and psychological health of the individual. The services are therefore exempt from VAT.

Police to consult insurers
Police in Devon are to contact insurance companies as part of a campaign to crack down on boy racers in Exmouth. Insurers will be informed by the police of any enhancement modifications that may have been made to vehicles to ensure that such changes are covered under the motor policies.

Pavey wins broker award
Pavey Group beat 74 other brokers to win the Broker of the Year award in the annual Westinsure Alliance awards.

Web Connectivity/XIS deal
Web Connectivity has teamed up with Xchanging Insurance Services (XIS) in a bid to make it easier for brokers and underwriters to link into the Insurer's Market Repository (IMR).

Europ Assistance launch
Europ Assistance has launched a commercial property assistance product, which will be made available to commercial property insurers, intermediaries and lenders. The suite of property assistance products will be available for commercial premises, to support and complement existing services to the SME market.