Insurer reveals plunging confidence of UK business leaders

insurancebusinessmag | May 30, 2019

Insurer reveals plunging confidence of UK business leaders
Brexit. The new B word that no-one wants to say no matter which side of the Leave or Remain fence you sit on has reared its ugly head again - being responsible for yet another negative report, this time a survey by business insurance expert CNA Hardy.The insurers most recent global risk confidence report has found that confidence levels of UK businesses were at only 36%, the lowest in the world.By contrast, Asia-Pacific had the highest levels of confidence, at 65% over the survey period which was from May 2018 to May 2019.

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The Duke-Margolis Center would like to thank several individuals for their contributions to this white paper. The paper would not have been possible without the months-long collaboration of the authors listed on page two. Their expert perspectives, open discussion, and thoughtful feedback on working drafts were indispensable and we are grateful for their support.

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