Keep up with what’s been happening this week in our insurance and business news round-up…

 

FTSE 350 firms under fire over ‘unacceptable’ lack of female directors

An influential investor group has written to more than 60 publicly listed companies with only a single female director, including Domino’s Pizza and JD Sports, raising concerns over a lack of gender diversity.

Businesses ‘still in danger zone’ over Brexit

Business groups have cautiously warned a Commons vote to delay Brexit but warned that the decision failed to lift the uncertainty facing British firms.

Solvency II rules amended to slash EU insurers’ capital requirements

The European Commission has slashed capital requirements for insurers investing in equity and private debt after amending key Solvency II rules.

Interserve: UK outsourcing giant faces crunch vote on rescue plan

Outsourcing giant Interserve faces a crunch vote on Friday over its proposed rescue plan. If shareholders fail to back the debt-for-equity deal, the firm could go into administration by the weekend.

Carphone Warehouse fined £29m for mis-selling mobile insurance

The retailer was fined by the FCA for persistent mis-selling of an insurance and support product. Customers were offered Geek Squad coverage when it was not necessarily a useful product for them.

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