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  • Record £500bn infrastructure investment announced

    Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 17:14
    The government have announced a new National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline worth £500bn of private and public investment, with £300bn of this to be made by 2020/21.
  • Largest companies can save as much CO2 as Japan emits in a year

    Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 14:21
    The world's largest companies could save the equivalent of Japan's annual CO2 emissions by achieving standard levels of carbon-efficiency for their sector according to ET Index Research.
  • More than 15 million now in a workplace pension

    Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 12:10
    There are currently 15.1 million eligible employees participating in a workplace pension, an increase of 4.4 million since 2012, according to the latest figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions.
  • Almost £50bn of debts written off by UK SMEs

    Added: Mon, 05/12/2016 - 11:57
    The average amount of debt written off by small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) last year was £11,708, according to research by Amicus Commercial Finance.
  • Paolo Cuomo discusses InsTech and the innovation boom

    Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 16:11
    Innovations in technology have opened up ample opportunities for the insurance industry, here Paolo Cuomo outlines what companies are or aren't doing to take advantage of 'InsTech' and the innovation boom.
  • 5,000 insurance workers on standby for winter flooding response

    Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:27
    Insurers have 5,000 workers ready to go into immediate action in the event of any flooding this winter, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) announced today.
  • London to stop buying diesel buses to improve 'toxic' air

    Added: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:19
    There will be no more pure diesel double-decker buses added to London's fleet from 2018, while all new single-decker buses will be zero-emission according to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
  • 75% of insurers now offering HIV life assurance

    Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 17:01
    It has been found that 75% of UK insurers are now offering some form of HIV life assurance according to findings from Unusual Risks' annual HIV Insurance Survey 2016 released today on World AIDS Day.
  • UK pension funding deficit nearly one third of GDP

    Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 13:20
    The total deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds is £580bn, almost a third of UK GDP, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Skyval index.
  • More than 1 million Brits 'too embarrassed' to claim on their insurance

    Added: Thu, 01/12/2016 - 13:07
    One in 20 people in the UK, who have broken or lost items, do not claim insurance because they are either embarrassed to admit they owned the item, or don't want to explain how the incident occurred, according to research by Direct Line.


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