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Work with insurers? The PRA wants these improvements

24 January 2020: the PRA has set out the practical improvements the regulator wants to see from the general insurance industry in its letter to Chief Executives of general insurance firms regulated by the PRA. Some topics are more familiar than others, says ICAEW’s Financial Services Faculty; but, interestingly for a prudential regulator, there is a firm emphasis on culture.

Flybe fallout: clear frameworks ‘vital’ if more intervention is on the cards

23 January 2020: the idea of a government stepping in to provide assistance to cash-strapped companies with significant regional importance has been much debated following the recent Flybe intervention. While such a policy shift should be welcomed, a clear framework and strong legislation is crucial to any new strategy’s success, explains ICAEW Director for Business and Industrial Strategy Iain Wright.