Good news for the ambulance chasers

Before Lord Young of Graffham became infamous as the Tory Peer who thinks we’ve “never had it so good” and that the recession doesn’t exist, he wrote a rather more sensible report about the compensation culture, warmly welcomed by insurers and, in happier times, David Cameron. I assessed the chances of his recommendations becoming law for Insurance Times. Back then, the fact that he’d been invited to stay on and implement them was a hopeful sign. So now what’s going to happen?

Author: Katie Puckett

I am an experienced journalist, copywriter and editor who has covered the built environment for nearly 20 years. I’ve interviewed thousands of senior executives, politicians and experts in many fields and travelled to report on stories throughout Europe, the US, the Gulf states and India. My articles have appeared in many business and professional titles including Building, Estates Gazette, Inside Housing, the Bartlett Review, Insurance Times and Lloyd’s Market. I am co-author, with architect Bill Gething, of Design for Climate Change, published by RIBA, and I launched and edit The Possible, a thought leadership magazine for global engineering firm WSP. I'm also co-founder of Wordmule, an editorial studio that specialises in buildings and cities.

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