Legal costs warning
Legal expenses make up 60% of all UK employers' liability premiums, Airmic deputy chairman elect Peter Berring told the conference.
He said that research showed …
Legal costs warningLegal expenses make up 60% of all UK employers' liability premiums, Airmic deputy chairman elect Peter Berring told the conference. He said that research showed that in the majority of UK employers' liability classes legal expenses consumed "as much as 60% of premiums".
One Call growthBuildings and contents damage management company One Call said it had increased its turnover by £4m and, as a result, it said it planned to double in size over the next 18 months.
Cobra picks R&SARoyal & SunAlliance (R&SA) has joined the panel of independent commercial broking alliance, Cobra.
IRM moduleThe Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is set to launch a teaching module for loss management in September.Speaking to Airmic Daily (produced by Insurance Times sister magazine Strategic Risk), IRM chairman Ian McNeil said that the subject would be backed by the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.
Police trainingAllianz Cornhill''s motor engineers have undergone anti-fraud training with the Metropolitan Police stolen vehicle unit, in a move to help combat insurance fraud.
HBOS promotionSimon Stevens has taken on the role of deputy chief executive of Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) Insurance. Stevens' previous role was managing director of HBOS Insurance household and travel.
Lloyd's Unisys dealLloyd's has signed an infrastructure management deal with Unisys, worth an estimated £10m over the five-year contract.Unisys will support about 1,400 desktops and 200 servers, it said.Under a separate contract, Lloyd's has purchased two Unisys ES7000 servers plus infrastructure consolidation assessment services.