Featuring input from senior finance professionals within the insurance market, this whitepaper explores how financial planning and analysis (FP&A) teams can help the industry to seize the opportunities presented by global economic change and technological innovation.
This 452 page report aims to provide an analysis of how and why RBS failed. It identifies the multiple factors which combined to produce RBS’s failure, including errors of judgement and execution made by its executives and management, which resulted in a UK government bailout costing £45.5bn.
In October 2008, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) failed and had to be part-nationalised. Why did this failure occur? Many accounts of the events refer to RBS’s record £40.7bn operating loss for the calendar year 2008. But that loss is not in itself an adequate explanation of failure.
This booklet, published annually, gives facts and figures from 2009 about UK insurance and its contribution both to the economy and society.
Helping consumers understand investment risk: experimental research into the benefits of standardising risk disclosure
This research shows that standardising the disclosure of risk for investment funds would be beneficial to consumers. The analysis underpins the ABI’s position on standardising risk disclosure.