Following the devastation caused by Storm Desmond in December,
we examine the insurance industry's response to see if lessons have
been learned from 2009.
Market focus - Brazil »
The Brazilian success story has turned sour in recent years but
opportunities still abound for insurers that are able to embrace
Study Room - Cyber »
Changes in the cyber security rules in the US could spread
across to other jurisdictions, including the UK.
Insurance Premium Tax »
With the Insurance Premium Tax rising by more than half, we look
at the implications for the general insurance markets.
CII Blog »
Support is crucial when preparing to take ACII exams.
Fortunately, there is plenty available and in a variety of
Interview - Ashton West »
Ashton West, CEO of the Motor Insurers' Bureau talks to Liz
Booth about how the insurance industry can raise its game and
achieve parity with other professions.
The Journal Dec-Jan 2016 (full issue) »
The full issue of the Journal for December - January
Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) passed and MiFID-2 nears UK implementation »
The Insurance Distribution Directive (formerly known as the
re-cast Insurance Mediation Directive or IMD-2) has been passed
with significant increases in consumer protection including scope
and professional standards.
Legal developments in claims December 2015 »
The latest update on legal developments impacting insurance
claims provided by the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
Recent developments in insurance contract law »
This fact file attempts to summarise the most important
developments in English insurance contract law since the beginning
of 1999. The number of insurance and reinsurance cases coming
before the English courts has never been greater, with key issues
or principles falling to be decided on regular occasions. In
particular the law on utmost good faith has been transformed by the
How to manage aggregation of international cyber risks »
In this IIL lecture Tom Bolt talks about the challenges faced by
the market when dealing with cyber risks and exposures. He provides
an outline of Lloyd's new Oversight Framework for Exposure
The Senior Insurance Managers Regime explained »
In this Faculty video we look at the impending Senior Insurance
Managers Regime (SIMR) from the Prudential Regulatory Authority and
the Financial Conduct Authority outlining the changes to conduct
rules and the reformed approved persons regime. The new
regime. which comes into effect from March 2016, with
some apsects in place from January 2016, will impact not only
board members but those undertaking key functions and should be
understood by all those in or seeking to step up to, senior
Arson facts, figures and call for action »
In this faculty video we look at arson - the statistics, the key
players, the current "state of the nation", recent developments and
the role the insurance industry can play going forward - with Lee
Howell, chairman of the Arson Prevention Forum and Chief Fire
Officer, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service, and Nick
Young, partner, DAC Beachcroft.
Legal developments in claims November 2015 »
The latest update from the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) on
legal developments produced for the Claims Faculty. This month's
The Government's Claims Management Review
Claimant firm denied costs under CFA 'assigned' to a
Fixed costs in clinical negligence
Lord Faulks keen to curb "enormous" legal costs
Bereavement/loss of society awards
Damages for late payment - Enterprise Bill receives
Serious Injury Guide and Rehabilitation Code 2015 now
MedCo - details of accreditation training
Medical innovation is back before Parliament
Michael Gove proposes a 'lawyers' levy'
Fixed recoverable costs outside the portal also apply
to multi track claims
More fixed costs to come?
Scottish civil justice reforms come into effect -
with expenses reforms still being developed
Jones v Spire Healthcare to be appealed in
Steve Evans claims credit hire evidence before
the courts is misleading
Late payment clause challenged by the LMA and
Claims Portal Ltd announces development
CII Skills Survey 2015 »
The CII's 2015 membership skills survey gives a snapshot of the
current skills situation across the UK insurance sector.