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Winegrower Scholarship winner

26/08/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

Sutton Winson is pleased to announce Irene Harte as the winner of the Sutton Winson’s New Winegrower Scholarship. We are delighted to be offering Irene the opportunity to study a Masters in Viticulture and Oenology.

Health & Safety - Update on Fines

14/06/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance, Risk Management

The new sentencing guidelines issued in February 2016 will ensure that these levels of fines will be more common for larger organisations. Fines are now linked to the size of an organisation and their level of assets. The heaviest...

Will Insurance ever be interesting?

07/06/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

Firstly, a few facts:

In 2013 it was made official!..the role of statistician (an insurance pricing analyst), was voted the most satisfying job in the UK..it's true! Jasper Carrot (a well known British comedian) made a...

UK premiums - market movement report

13/05/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

Sutton Winson is pleased to release the latest market movements for the UK General Insurance market. The results are for the period 12 months to 31st January 2016. Our full report on the UK market will be released later this...

How far will the FCA go? - FINTECHS

25/04/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

Fintechs will be beginning to consider life under the spotlight following the FCAs announcement of likely Regulation in its annual report 2016/17.

The Banking sector is feeling the pain and constrains of Governance right now...

What makes a great broker?

Good is no longer good enough

...that was the message received from insurance buyers. Being a good listener, possessing an operational understanding of the customer's business, delivering a prompt service, having specialist...

Legal update – The Register of People with Significant Control

05/04/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

On the 6th April 2016 new legislation will be enacted called Register of People with Significant Control Regulations 2016. 

All limited companies must keep a public register detailing those with “significant control” over the...

Could ‘Cyber Re’ become a reality?

22/03/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance, Risk Management

In a political environment in which the role of government is reducing, is there a place for intervention in the availability of Cyber insurance? 

When the basics of a functioning market have failed, previous interventions have...

How to mitigate another IPT increase by George

17/03/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance

George Osborne has delivered an increase in the Insurance Premium Tax to 10%. 

There are various ways that Sutton Winson recommends to mitigate your premium and IPT.

Fee not Commission

Ask your broker to switch to a fee basis...

Are your insurers admitting and accepting liability claims rather than defending them?

16/03/2016 |

Categories: Commercial Insurance, Risk Management

Our clients encounter a frequent frustration where a settlement of seemingly ‘no fault’ claims or reported incidents are subject to unexplained claims reserves.

Why does this happen?

Lack of formal systems and processes in an...

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