Category: Policy

A new prescription for data security

Author: webeditor

Already a major talking point because of chronic short staffing and underfunding, the NHS has been in the news for losing data with some regularity. But is the situation really that dire? And should NHS Digital be spending the £4.2billion... Read more

Why the complexities of Brexit should be met with simplicity

Author: webeditor

Keeping things simple is often the best mantra for success in life’s endeavours. Given the mind-boggling complexity of Brexit, the business community believes that the way to cut through complication is to have a simple, familiar model for the transition... Read more

The cases when protectionism makes business smooth

Author: webeditor

After Brexit equality is over at least for some businesses. The vote in favour of Brexit was once described by the former chancellor George Osborne as the “biggest act of protectionism in British history.” Indeed, since the referendum the pound... Read more

Inside the Insurance Act

Author: webeditor

In august last year, new legislation came into force that has fundamentally changed the legal framework governing commercial insurance. The Insurance Act is a game-changing shift in favour of UK businesses, and should be strongly welcomed. However, the new law... Read more

File photo dated 11/08/17 of a row of houses. Nearly a third of UK households have stuck with their home insurance provider for more than five years - potentially paying more than they need to, Citizens Advice has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 24, 2017. Around 31% have had their policy for more than five years - meaning they could be paying 70% more than a new customer would, it said. See PA story MONEY Home. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

‘Loyalty penalty’ for home insurance customers

Author: webeditor

Nearly a third of UK households have stuck with their home insurance provider for more than five years – potentially paying more than they need to, Citizens Advice has found. Around 31% have had their policy for more than five... Read more

BBC ‘eyeing bid for Dave owner UKTV’

Author: webeditor

The BBC is reportedly considering a £500 million bid to take full control of the broadcaster behind Dave and Gold channels. BBC Worldwide is looking to raise finance from private investors to buy out the 50% of UKTV it does... Read more