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Asbestos in UK Schools

By Teddy Burcke

Asbestos in UK Schools reviews and clarifies the relevant information about the presence of asbestos within school buildings in the United Kingdom.   The report examines the extent to which the problem is distributed throughout the country’s schools, as well as the current legislation regarding asbestos management in schools. More…



Risk & Reward

By Stephen Catlin with James Burcke

In Risk & Reward, Stephen Catlin, the founder of Catlin Group Limited and a member of the Insurance Hall of Fame, provides an inside view of the commercial property/casualty insurance business from the perspective of a long-time insurance company CEO. Written in plain language, Risk & Reward explains how insurers and brokers operate, the true value of insurance, and how insurance products and services could be improved. More…


 The Iskaboo Guide to: Part VII Transfers

The updated Iskaboo Guide to Part VII Transfers is intended to provide readers with everything needed to guide companies through the entire Part VII process, from start to finish. The guide includes analysis of:

>> New regulations and processes following the establishment of the PRA and FCA;

>> The impact of Europe’s Solvency II regulations;

>> Analysis of more than 250 transfers; and

>> Policyholder objections considered in EEA courts. More…


Fracking: Risks & Rewards

By Barbara Hadley, Tom Rennell and Derek Austin

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Fracking: Risks & Rewards that takes a detailed look at the issues and hype surrounding the fracking industry. What does hydraulic fracturing really involve and what are the risks arising from shale gas exploitation? Are the proposed economic benefits realistic? What regulations apply to fracking activities and are they sufficiently stringent? Who is responsible and who will pay in the event of an accident? More…


Asbestos: The Future Risk

By Barbara Hadley and Tom Rennell

Asbestos: the future risk

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Asbestos: the Future Risk is a special report that pulls together the historical background as to how this mineral came to be so widely used; the medical view of asbestos related diseases and their treatment; the current patterns of consumption that indicate where future claims may come from; and current practice for dealing with asbestos in the built environment, exposure to which has spread asbestos-related diseases to people outside those occupations that worked directly with asbestos. More…