InSure — March 2014: 2014 Budget; the FCA’s new competition role; and more
This month’s round-up of developments affecting the insurance industry sees the chancellor announce his 2014 Budget; the ABI publish a paper on the FCA’s new competition role; the ICO and Ofcom jointly launch an action plan to tackle nuisance calls; and the FCA launch its general insurance add-ons markets study.
- General update
- Data protection
- New legislation and consultations
- Regulatory developments
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News from Addleshaw Goddard
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Addleshaw Goddard
Zero-hours contracts: new consultation on tackling avoidance of forthcoming ban on exclusivity clauses
The government has published a new consultation seeking views on avoidance of the forthcoming ban on exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts.
From 5 April 2015, eligible employees will have the right to opt into a new system of shared parental leave.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Could Slater & Gordon achieve its stated aim of becoming a top consumer brand by acquiring Pannone?
The past five years have not been easy for Addleshaw Goddard. The firm’s revenue fell 7 per cent from £173.1m to £161.9m between 2008/09 and 2010/11 and despite finances looking up in 2011/12, when Addleshaws reported a 30 per cent increase in net profit, it has shown no notable compound growth in turnover since 2007/08.