Clyde & Co continues to reap benefits of Barlows merger with 17% hike in revenue

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Clyde & Co has posted a 17% hike in turnover for 2012-13 as the firm continues to reap the benefits of its 2011 merger with Barlow Lyde & Gilbert.

The insurance focussed firm’s revenues have increased from £287m in 2012 to £336.6m in 2013, amidst a sluggish prevailing European economy. According to chief executive Peter Hasson, without including Barlow’s revenues, Clyde & Co would have reported a single digit growth of around 6%. Continue reading “Clyde & Co continues to reap benefits of Barlows merger with 17% hike in revenue”

Scams driving another bumper year for insurance firms

Leading insurance firms that reported unprecedented revenue and headcount growth in their counter-fraud teams in 2011 expect this trend to continue in 2012.

Many firms have some capability in insurance fraud, however the biggest reported growth in the sector is undoubtedly within motor fraud. This is a practice area dominated by regional and national firms such as Keoghs, Hill Dickinson, DWF, Berrymans Lace Mawer, Weightmans and DAC Beachcroft. All saw sizeable increases within their teams in 2011.

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