The one trait evident in every successful CEO

I spent five years as the share tipster at the Daily Telegraph before I joined Charles Stanley, editing its long-running Questor column. I met numerous chief executives of UK listed companies on a daily basis – from FTSE 100 giants to Aim-listed tiddlers – as they attempted to convince me that their companies were the ones that Daily Telegraph readers needed to back.

Major Coup for ThingCo as Markerstudy Selects Insurtech as Telematics Partner

Major Coup for ThingCo as Markerstudy Selects Insurtech as Telematics Partner   Markerstudy switches to solar powered, self-fit, second by second device with eco-credentials  In one of the most prestigious motor insurance contracts in the UK,  ThingCo, the next generation telematics insurtech, has been selected to partner with AISL, part of the Markerstudy Group, which manages […]

New or Known Customers Confirmed – LexID® for Insurance Launches at...

New or Known Customers Confirmed – LexID® for Insurance Launches at Point of Quote   for U.K. Insurers  Atlanta Group First to Adopt Point of Quote Solution    Insurance providers can now identify genuinely ‘new’ from ‘known’ customers at the point of quote and start to build a single customer view to help support communication, pricing and […]

Apprenticeship use increases in the Thames Valley as fight for talent...

As National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February) gets underway, new research from Grant Thornton UK LLP shows that the Thames Valley’s mid-market is increasingly making use of apprenticeships as a means of upskilling their people at all levels.   With job vacancies and resignations at record highs, Grant Thornton’s latest Business Outlook Tracker* survey shows that there’s […]

Brokers offering Solicitors’ PII can cut risk for clients through Personal...

Insurers increasingly requiring Personal Guarantees for run off claims February 2022: As the April 2022 renewal season for Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance fast approaches, insurance brokers will be under pressure to help the Partners/Directors of Solicitors’ firms cut the risk of personal guarantees now being demanded by some insurers as a condition of cover. Purbeck […]

Research and Development 101 – Could your business be eligible to...

The HMRC Research and Development Tax Scheme was created to encourage business innovation and stimulate the economy, through supporting firms to bring new products and services to market.  Yet, due to time constraints, lack of awareness and doubts around eligibility or the legitimacy of the incentive, there are thousands of companies that are not currently taking part in the scheme.  Here, Mark Joyner of Research & Development Specialists LTD (RDS) based in the North of England […]