Will the World Humanitarian Summit Deliver?

Aaron Oxley | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK
Aaron Oxley

Leaders meeting at the World Humanitarian Summit could transform the way we respond to the increasingly severe disasters caused by climate change. Her...

Well-Wishers Help NHS Medic In Coma Journey Back To Britain

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

An NHS medic who was left in a coma after a tragic accident in America has moved thousands into raising more than £100,000 to fly him back to Britain...

Women in Business Q&A: Kim Davis, SVP, NFP

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK
Laura Dunn

Kim Davis is the SVP and Head of Human Resources for NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant providing employee benefits, property & casualty, ...

Why Insurance Is Becoming Evil

James Daley | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK
James Daley

The British insurance industry is one of the oldest and most sophisticated in the world. When it comes to products such as car insurance or home insurance, our quotes are increasingly personalised, with each part of every question being poured into a complex algorithm which spits out a quote.

You shouldn't need a PhD to understand your home insurance

James Daley | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK
James Daley

Terms and conditions are a necessary evil in today's complex world. As lovely it would be to have insurance policies without exclusions, and bank acco...

Mum Facing £185k Medical Bill After Giving Birth Prematurely While On Holiday In Punta Cana

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mother who gave birth prematurely while on holiday in the Dominican Republic is trying to raise funds for the medical expenses she's facing after he...

New Financial Scandal Set to Cost Banks £33billion

Andrew Brown | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Andrew Brown

As the dust from the peak of the payment protection insurance (PPI) scandal slowly begins to settle, a fresh banking scandal worth up to £33bn is beg...

£20k Raised To Fly British Gymnast Home After She Was Paralysed Following Balcony Fall

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

More than £20,000 has been raised for a British gymnast who is stranded in Spain after she was paralysed from the chest down when she fell 50ft from ...

Winter Proof Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

Robin Adams | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK
Robin Adams

Over a quarter of UK boilers have broken down without being insured, with two fifths of Brits saying that they'd have to borrow money to cover the repair cost or have no choice but to go without heating if their boiler broke down.

Annuities Are Expensive - Do You Need Them?

Lars Kroijer | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK
Lars Kroijer

As evidenced by the IRR on the annuity the return profile is extremely low risk/return and that may not suit your risk profile - if you can afford greater risk in pursuit of greater returns in your portfolio an annuity may lock you in to lower return expectations for decades ahead.

Six Things to Consider Before You Travel

Anna Pitts | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pitts

Jet setting this summer? Taking a gap year? Before you skip to the travel agents or log on to EasyJet, take a few moments and read this to make sure you've fully thought your travel plans through.

You Are Probably Buying Way Too Much Insurance - Don't!

Lars Kroijer | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Lars Kroijer

In very rough terms the world of insurance is divided into life and non-life insurance. Non-life insurance is for things like your car, house, travel...

Making Right Decisions

Elaine Benton | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

If you have a life insurance policy, don't cash it in no matter what. Listen to good advice when given by your agent, for you have no way of knowing your future health status, and once diagnosed with certain diseases, insurance companies are loathe to insure a person who is considered a bad risk.

Floods: Time for Some Enlightened Self-Interest From the Insurance Industry

Tom Papworth | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Politics
Tom Papworth

Companies know whom they insure and what the likely risks are. If we can predict flooding sufficiently far in advance, isn't there an opportunity for private insurers to apply the old adage that prevention is better than cure?

Five Digital Technology Trends That Will Change Our Lives in 2014

Mark C. Curtis | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mark C. Curtis

Each year Fjord experts come together to debate the profound changes that digital technology is bringing to established ways of doing businesses and in our everyday lives.

Space Growth Plans May be Stunted by Risk Issues

Tony Ballard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Ballard

Unlike France, the US and most other countries, UK companies involved in activities in space are strictly liable without limit for damage caused to aircraft in flight or on the surface of the earth. That is because governments are liable under the outer space treaties and because the UK government requires UK companies to indemnify it.

Protecting Your Pet on Bonfire Night

David Lewzey | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David Lewzey

Bonfire night is a fun evening for all involved: fireworks, hot food, and fairground rides await those who go out for the night, while the smell of smoke and burgers fills the air. However, for your furry friends, November 5th is a traumatic night.

'Guest Poos In Bin' And Other Bad Holiday Home Stories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Hopefully your food will have been digested by now, because we don't want to be responsible for the hurl-some effects that the top 10 worst holiday ho...

Don't Follow the Idiots - Break the Rules

Kevan Hall | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Kevan Hall

Where do these stupid rules come from? They probably come from the one person in history who managed to get run over in these circumstances, and the chances are that person was also an idiot! It happens in business.

Who Do You Trust? Well, Don't

Nick Abbot | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK
Nick Abbot

Well, this is a nice to-do and no mistake. The constant eye-popping revelations about the people and institutions that we used to cherish and respect ...

Social Media: Risks and Rewards

Matthew Webb | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Tech
Matthew Webb

In big business circles, social media is becoming an essential business tool - so why aren't more small businesses taking full advantage? Is the perceived risk and time commitment considered to be greater than the reward?

We Took on Friends Life in Memory of My Friend Nic - And Won

Kester Brewin | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kester Brewin

I had sat with Nic as he had battled with the company over this decision, reading the letters he obtained from his doctors calling the company's decision "cruel and highly distasteful." I promised him then that I would continue to fight for the family when he was gone.

How to Hand Over the Controls While Keeping Peace of Mind

Katie Small | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Small

Things may have moved on since I was in my late teens in terms of vehicle safety, but with car accidents now the single biggest cause of accidental death in young people aged 15-24, it's clear to see something needs to be done.

Term Life or Mortgage Life Insurance: Which Do You Choose?

Daley James Francis | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daley James Francis

Everybody knows how important it is to have life insurance, particularly if you have beneficiaries such as a partner or children. The peace of mind that comes from being covered with a great policy cannot be underestimated.

Things to Consider When Buying Car Insurance from Comparison Sites

Daley James Francis | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daley James Francis

We've all seen the expensive - and often incredibly annoying - TV adverts about car insurance, and how they can save you money and all the rest of it. But sometimes it has to be about more than just saving money, and more about what it actually covers.