We would like to invite you to continue a survey you have started. ...

Do you trust your insurer ?

Strongly agree
Strongly disagree
Insurance provides peace of mind
Insurance is purchased only when compulsory
Terms and Conditions (small print) are clear and easily accessible
Insurance jargon (language) stands in the way of fully understanding each policy
Insurance companies try their best to uphold the details of the policy without cutting corners
Reducing risk, cutting costs and profits are more important to an insurance company than the customer
Insurance companies in the region are as professional as in other more developed markets
Age group
Do you feel your insurance provider works in your interest?
Have you had a rejected claim that you feel was not justified?
Do you trust your insurance provider?
Our Network

Register for our free newsletter

Latest News

The Business of Books

The Business of Books

With the inauguration of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature this week Kipp skim through the world of books.


March 10, 2011 9:33 by

Being no historian Kipp had to leaf through more then a few specialized websites to bring you the content for this slide. According to our research, the first books were made as far back as 3100 BC in Southern Iraq when Sumerians baked clay tablets on which they made inscriptions. By 500 BC, Egyptians developed papyrus rolls on which scribes of the time recorded thoughts, philosophy and accounting.

The extinction of the papyrus plant forced man to look for alternatives. Oddly, it wasn’t until 600 years later, in 105 AD, that paper was invented in China. It was introduced to Europe by Andalusians some time during the 10th century. Paper production flourished in Europe in the 14th century, promptlyaided by the invention of the printing press by Gutenberg in 1450…and the restis really history.

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Comment