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The great insurance landgrab

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The consumer insurance market has seen a fierce tussle for territory. Have the mega-firms won or has the war just begun?

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Happy ever after? Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn get hitched

16-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.

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Professional indemnity insurance: Toughing it out

9-Sep-2013

As the renewal season for professional indemnity insurance approaches, insurers see the market hardening

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Professional indemnity special: Division sign

29-Jul-2013 | By Katy Dowell

The collapse of several insurers won’t worry the smart set, but it is likely to be a problem for smaller law firms

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ATE insurance special report: What’s the damage?

24-Jun-2013 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

After-the-event insurance has been a popular way of protecting claimants against a loss in litigation but its future is now in question

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Mesothelioma survival rate and compensation: deaths continue to rise download subscription

IBB Solicitors 22-Jul-2014

New figures released by the Health and Safety Executive have indicated that the number of cancer deaths in the UK caused by asbestos exposure is continuing to rise.

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Revenue hits five-year high at Kennedys up to £128.5m

23-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Revenues have hit a five-year high at Kennedys climbing up 10 per cent at the latest year end from £117m to £128.5m.

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Hill Dickinson puts 39 jobs into consultation

21-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Hill Dickinson has placed 39 roles within its counter fraud group at risk of redundancy, with the positions now subject to a 30-day consultation period that began yesterday (21 July). 

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RPC reports first profit drop in five years, revenue up to £84.1m

21-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

RPC has reported a 3 per cent drop in net profit from £26.8m to £26m at the end of the latest financial year, alongside a 2.4 per cent rise in turnover from £82.1m to £84.1m.

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Insurance Opinion

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Victims’ needs must come first

30-Sep-2013

Claimant groups will need a lot of convincing about a new proposal for progressing mesothelioma cases

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Opinion: High price of cheap PI cover

1-Jul-2013

SRA should soften consumer focus and clamp down on the unrated sector to secure PI future

Professional Negligence Special Report: Event horizon

16-Feb-2009

Regulators are looking afresh at the activities of professionals, and litigation is sure to follow. But how will these claims be paid for? asks Peter Smith.

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