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    Judging the liability

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    A simple accident on a village green resulted in a ruling that has implications for landowners and their insurers. Huw Edwards reports

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    Tracking the cost

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    The various approaches to indexation of periodical payments awards were considered in a defining case. Adrian Dagnall explains

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    A clash with Europe on health and safety law

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    The EU ruling over health and safety and the use of the term 'reasonably practicable' will have ramifications for UK law, Hugh Price reports

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    Sharing the blame

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    When two broker firms fail in their duty of care to a client, how should damages be apportioned. Ling Ong & Michael Walkington explain

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    Clamping down on admissions

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    Procedural changes to rules governing pre-action admissions and payments into court will have a considerable effect on how insurers handle personal injury claims. Lea Brocklebank explains

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    Open access needs open minds

    2007-04-26T00:00:00Z

    The delivery of legal services in the UK has seen significant evolution in recent years and there is more to come. However, Richard Finan asks whether the market is ready to respond to the real opportunities the new legal landscape has to offer

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    Dogged by predators?

    2007-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Caroline Jordan finds the premium finance market is highly competitive, predatory and secretive

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    Taking care of business

    2007-03-15T00:00:00Z

    The decision whether to take premium finance in-house is not an easy one, says John Hancock

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    What brokers really think

    2007-03-15T00:00:00Z

    A broker study by RBS Finsure has given an insight into brokers' working life. Howard Lent reports

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    Bring on the mergers

    2007-03-15T00:00:00Z

    The healthy state of the premium insurance finance market is encouraging activity and providing the opportunity for mergers, Howard Lent reports

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    SMEs by numbers

    2007-02-22T00:00:00Z

    More than half the UK working population are employed by SMEs, and they continue to grow, says a DTI report

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    Keeping up with risk

    2007-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Andrew Holt finds that risk management is of increasing concern to SMEs, and brokers must do more to promote it

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    Taking a hit from crime

    2007-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Many small businesses are leaving themselves open to crime with inadequate risk management. But they must accept greater responsibility, says James Sullivan

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    Messengers of doom, or the voice of common sense?

    2007-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Brokers have an important role in advising their small business clients about the likely effects of climate change. Caroline Jordan reports

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    Are brokers on target?

    2007-02-22T00:00:00Z

    There is a natural synergy with SMEs that brokers can use to enhance their offering and compete in the market, but are they using it? John Hancock argues they are

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    Total recall

    2007-02-15T00:00:00Z

    The cost of recalling faulty or contaminated products can have damaging repercussions for manufacturers. Jarrod Baker reports

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    When the roof falls in

    2007-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Contractors often run into problems regarding professional indemnity insurance as they don't appreciate what cover is required. Appointing a specialist insurance broker is a good place to start, says Craig Smith

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    Starting the costs revolution

    2007-02-15T00:00:00Z

    As the ways to pay for legal services evolve, insurers are seeking to make legal costs more efficient and effective. David Turner explains