Blogs

  • Trade in financial services: clear the right obstacles

    11/10/2016

    Financial services are among the UK’s most successful exports, totalling 3.5% of GDP in 2015. How can the UK most effectively open markets for trade in financial services?

  • It’s 350 years since the Great Fire of London and we’ve still not fully learnt its lessons

    26/07/2016

    The Great Fire of London, which happened 350 years ago this September, destroyed more than 13,000 homes and 87 churches as it blazed for four days. If such a fire engulfed the City of London today, we estimate the cost in insurance pay-outs would be £37bn.

  • Insurance is all about pooling risk

    25/07/2016

    The CII published last week their second report on ‘Disruptive Influences: The Fintech Revolution’ which looked at a range of issues raised by the increasing amount of data available to insurers.

  • Guest blog: Insurance Ireland on the EU referendum

    21/06/2016

    Membership of the EU guarantees British insurers the right to do business in 27 other countries on an equal footing. The UK gains from this arrangement, selling more in insurance and long-terms…

  • EU and Trade: The facts

    19/06/2016

    Membership of the EU guarantees British insurers the right to do business in 27 other countries on an equal footing. The UK gains from this arrangement, selling more in insurance and long-terms…