Five Tips to Get Your Business Financially on Track

Finance has always been a substantial part of business operations. It is safe to say that the key to running a successful business lies in how organized finances are in place. Sound financial management is necessary for sustainability, profitability, consistency, and long-term growth in this competitive and demanding realm. Companies that keep tabs on business finances from the very beginning can save themselves from hassle, time, money, and efforts down the road. Unfortunately, companies have to face economic turmoil when they fail to receive the inflow of money at the…

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Barclays sets aside funds to deal with insurance news controversy

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Barclays continually caught in scandal Major British bank Barclays has announced that it will be setting aside approximately $1.1 billion in funds to mitigate the financial impact of its inappropriate sale of insurance to consumers. Earlier this year, Barclays was steeped in a rate-rigging scandal that damaged the company’s reputation. In the wake of this insurance news scandal, the bank purchased nearly $1.7 billion worth of payment protection insurance for its employees. Now, the company is setting aside funds in case it receives more claims concerning inappropriate sales of insurance…

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Global Federation of Insurance Associations forms to combat rampant regulation

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Insurers come together to form the Global Federation of Insurance Associations Insurance regulations around the world are becoming more stringent in the wake of the global financial crisis that began taking off in 2008. The crisis is responsible for a severe economic depression in the U.S. and other countries and is being widely attributed to the lack of strict regulation of both the insurance and banking industries. Because of the industry’s link to the financial crisis, companies around the world are beginning to see extreme regulations that are making it…

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European Commission plan rejected by Germany

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European Commission finds opposition to banking plan German lawmakers have rejected a proposal coming from the European Commission concerning the ongoing financial crisis enveloping Europe. The European Commission has been working to solve the issues caused by the financial crisis, but has made little headway. With the help of the insurance industry, however, some problems have been resolved. Some of the world’s largest insurance companies have agreed to provide coverage and issue bonds that will help countries recover from the financial crisis. Not all of the European Commission’s proposals have…

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Insurance industry backing financial integration in the European Union

EU Insurance Plan

EU continues to enact dramatic changes with the help of the insurance industry The ongoing financial crisis gripping Europe has been a subject of major concern around the world. The crisis has serious implications for the global economy, which could be severely impacted if the European Union cannot find a solution to the ongoing problem. The EU has turned to the global insurance industry, suggesting that insurance could be a way to solve the problems facing many of the countries facing economic troubles. In this case, insurance coverage is being…

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