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Comment: UK businesses hope for enforced closure in Covid-19 insurance payout row

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 19 Mar 2020 05:39
  • 19 Mar 2020 05:39

UK businesses, particularly in the hospitality sector, are urgently awaiting an enforced closure by the government which would allow them to recoup some losses, even if their insurance policies don’t cite pandemics as a cause for business interruption.

A row has broken out between insurers and UK businesses like pubs, restaur

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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