The insurance giant created from Towergate and other companies is set to relaunch under a new name and branding, following the completion of a £800m bond offering.
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers warned the government last month over the hazards of flammable cladding on high rise buildings like Grenfell Tower, according to documents seen by Post.
Exclusive: Insurers have issued advice to local council customers, after it emerged that the government will test the fire risk of cladding on 600 buildings.
Specialty carrier Chaucer has chosen Dublin for its post-Brexit insurance hub.
RSA has signed up to a pet claims database in order to better tackle fraud.
Claims management companies will see fees capped and the sector regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, under plans to tackle “widespread malpractice”.
The government has put whiplash reform back on the agenda with a promise to tackle “rampant compensation culture” in the Queen’s Speech.
A star rating system for motor, home and travel products by major insurers has been launched by a consumer group.
The Norwegian company responsible for insuring the Grenfell Tower, which burned down yesterday, said reinsurers will bear the majority of the claims costs.
Watchstone is being forced to fight off a £600m civil case from law firm Slater and Gordon, over allegations of fraud.
A Norwegian insurer that took on the property and liability contract for the local authority responsible for Grenfell Tower could potentially see its UK expansion curbed as a result of huge claims.
The fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower last night, claiming several lives and leaving dozens injured, was predicted by residents four years ago.
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Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Green Insurance Group.
Towergate is extending its contract with Premium Credit for a further five years.
Pool Re will soon receive the first claims from the Manchester terror attacks, its chief underwriting officer has confirmed.
A no-win-no-fee law firm has unveiled a £1m rebrand and a move away from the “aggressive” advertising associated with the sector.
Lloyd’s insurer Pro Sight has been placed into run-off, the corporation has confirmed.
The architect of both the whiplash reforms and the discount rate cut, Liz Truss, has been replaced as Justice Secretary after less than a year in the role.
It has been a year of political surprises, starting with Brexit, to Trump’s election and finally to today’s hung parliament.
The country has gone to the polls today and the insurance industry will wait with bated breath for the result.
Swiss Re's general insurance unit, Corporate Solutions, has opened an office in Manchester to grow its regional commercial business.
Insurers have so far been hit with £1.72bn bill from the Ogden rate cut, with the full impact still to come.
More than two thirds of insurers do not answer questions from customers asked through email or social media, according to a survey.