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Would you insure a politician’s promise?  This Lady is for Turning

By Helen Smith on

Prime Minister Theresa May performed one of the biggest u-turns in political history on Tuesday when she made the surprise announcement to hold a snap general election in June. No one in Westminster saw this coming, especially in light of the fact that the PM had been emphatic that there would be no election before 2020. This raises an interesting question for the insurance world: would any insurance company consider insuring a politician’s promise?

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Wot? No claret?

By Mairi Mallon on

After the Corporation of Lloyd’s banned its 800 staff from drinking at lunchtime, the responses from the insurance market have varied from “about time” to cries about “nanny state” imposing yet more rules on workers. For those of you who do not know, the London insurance market is famously boozy. I fondly remember my first lunch with a Bermuda CEO in one of the fine eateries in Leadenhall Market, where I was given some of the best business advice I’ve ever been given over fine food and fine wine.

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The insurance industry prepares for Hurricane Donald

By Stephen Breen on

Donald Trump’s election as US President has caused chaos and uncertainty in global political circles as he has begun to dismantle treaties and cast doubt on long-held international alliances. The global reinsurance markets are also poised for potentially massive disruption if Trump follows through on his election pledges.

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Would you #insure a politicians promise? Great article from @rein4cePR https://t.co/36outK16Jg