Month: February 2012

PM’s Summit on whiplash excludes legal profession

February 27th, 2012

The Prime Minister  has faced accusations of sidelining the legal profession in talks his talks over whiplash claims – part of the agenda for his insurance industry “summit” held at Number 10 on 14th February. Mr Cameron, meeting included representatives from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and leading insurance firms, and focused on addressing the rising cost of… Read more »

The UK’s Top 5 Worst Weather Events…

February 21st, 2012

So far this century we’ve seen some extreme weather events… even here in Britain. Weather events inevitably trigger many insurance claims; below are the top 5 worst weather events to have hit Britain in recent years in terms of insurance costs: In 2007 during the summer floods 11 people were killed across the uk. The worst affected… Read more »

Commercial Insurance & the Impact of the 2011 UK Riots

February 21st, 2012

In the areas of small business and commercial insurance, the impact of last year’s riots may continue to be felt for some time to come by the many offices and shops that were damaged in the unrest. Here are a list of problems traders are now having to live with as a result of the… Read more »

Government tackling rising motor insurance costs…

February 15th, 2012

The prime minister, hosted a meeting at 10 Downing Street, with some key stakeholders in the insurance industry yesterday (Feb 14th). Included were representatives from insurers, consumer groups and business groups. The meeting ended with Mr Cameron promising to take action to tackle the UK’s compensation culture. Some of the agreements that came out of… Read more »

The shape of JSW in 2012

February 15th, 2012

We’re already 10% of the way through 2012 and JSW is geared up for business. We continue to be well placed to offer a truly outstanding service to an ever increasing range of clients across the country… For personal insurance and landlords you can contact Steve and his team at our Silverdale office on: 01782… Read more »