CLIENT NEWS

4net Technologies takes investment from YFM

22 Sep 2017
4net Technologies takes investment from YFM
YFM Equity Partners (YFM), the specialist private equity fund manager, has invested in the £9million transaction into 4net Technologies Ltd (4net) to support the continued growth of the business through new product and market development.

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‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ bolsters growth in developed and developing economies: Axco report

22 Sep 2017
‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ bolsters growth in developed and developing economies: Axco report
Axco Insurance Information Services (Axco) has published a comprehensive report on the impact of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ within the insurance sector, including the effects of AI, robotics and big data. The report examines how traditional risk assessment has been eclipsed by machine learning and real-time geo-intelligence.

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Dividends and support for UK firms valued by VCT investors, finds YFM

18 Sep 2017
Dividends and support for UK firms valued by VCT investors, finds YFM
YFM has established that shareholders consider the ability to support growing UK businesses and the dividend yield resulting from that growth as significant factors, alongside tax relief, when investing in VCTs.

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Asset managers risk missing MiFID II and PRIIPs deadline

11 Sep 2017
Asset managers risk missing MiFID II and PRIIPs deadline
Asset managers may miss the deadlines of their insurance and wealth management partners for MiFID II and PRIIPs data delivery as they’re too focused on the end of year regulatory starting point and ignoring full preparation time, according to panellists and contributors at Silverfinch’s recent conference.

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Reality Check: Amazon’s 1-Click for all online retailers?

11 Sep 2017
Reality Check: Amazon’s 1-Click for all online retailers?
On 11th September 2017, 20 years after its launch, the patent for the 1-Click service from Amazon expires. The 1-Click process was revolutionary at the time of launch as it allowed online purchasing with a single mouse click. Patent number 5.960.411 has always been controversial and has been a model for trivial software patents.

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School Uniforms – How strict can schools be when it comes to making sure pupils’ uniforms make the grade?

06 Sep 2017
School Uniforms – How strict can schools be when it comes to making sure pupils’ uniforms make the grade?
As the school gates open for the start of another academic year, parents are faced with the annual problem of making sure their children’s uniform abides by the rules. Hannah Parsons, Principal Associate Solicitor at DAS Law tells you what you need to know.

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Cunningham Lindsey Middle East appoints new Dubai Country Manager

24 Aug 2017
Cunningham Lindsey Middle East appoints new Dubai Country Manager
Cunningham Lindsey has announced the appointment of Ian Jones as the firm’s new Country Manager in Dubai. Jones replaces David Summers, who remains with the global loss adjusters and will continue to have involvement with losses in the Middle East but from the UK.

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Cunningham Lindsey Expands Australian Major and Complex Loss Team

24 Aug 2017
Cunningham Lindsey Expands Australian Major and Complex Loss Team
Cunningham Lindsey Australia has announced the appointment of Iain McLennan to its internationally renowned Major and Complex Loss team (MCL Global). Iain has joined as an Executive Adjuster in the Greenwich, New South Wales office with immediate effect.

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DAS shortlisted at ECCCSA Awards

22 Aug 2017
DAS shortlisted at ECCCSA Awards
Leading legal expenses insurer, DAS, Legal Expenses Monitoring and Performance Team has been shortlisted in the Best Quality Management Team category at the European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards (ECCCSA).

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Sandringham appoints Phil Newton as Director of Recruitment

22 Aug 2017
Sandringham appoints Phil Newton as Director of Recruitment
Sandringham Financial Partners Ltd (Sandringham) has announced the appointment of Phil Newton to the newly created role of Director of Recruitment as part of the firm’s drive to increase its adviser numbers.

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