Praveen Chhajed, vice president and head of non-motor claims at Indian insurer Bajaj Allianz, reflects on winning two awards at the Claims Awards Asia last year.
Tom Gardiner, head of fraud at Aviva, will take the lead on the Insurance Fraud Bureau’s technical board, replacing Richard Davies.
The new minimum wage brings new risks to the retail sector, increasing premiums, exposure to claims and reputational risks
Should the insurance industry be scenario testing to ready itself for the future?
In the third part of this research, Michèle Bacchus asks the risk managers whether commodotisation is a concern and discusses the merits of the services offered by the insurance industry
Japan's property and casualty insurers improved their average combined operating ratios from 95% in fiscal year 2014/15 to 92% this year.
A kickboxer who claimed for whiplash after a car accident but then took part in a full contact fight has been fined.
For some, claims litigation is big business. The claims market is remarkably resilient and adaptable, seemingly capable of an endless identification of new claims opportunities to maintain and grow revenue and profits
Burhan Khadbai talks to delegates at the IBIS 2016 about issues affecting the bodyshop industry
DFT confirms it will amend Road Traffic Act to cover driverless technology and invites insurers to consult on legislation
A government minister has called for the insurance industry to participate in a consultation over regulations surrounding the cover of autonomous vehicles.
More than four out of five claims from the winter floods have been paid, with total damages expected to reach £1.3bn, according to the Association of British Insurers.
The use of technology will dramatically change the way motor claims are handled, delegates were told at the IBIS Global Summit 2016 in Barcelona on Tuesday.
The number of deafness claims tumbled sharply in the latter half of last year, reversing a growing trend that many viewed as unsustainable.
Establishing a database of cyber attacks on UK corporations for insurers to better assess risks, could be “fraught with practical challenges” experts have warned.
Insurance telematics has come on leaps and bounds from the rudimentary fleet tracking devices first seen in the market. It’s now becoming ever easier for drivers to qualify themselves for more appropriately priced premiums. However, a look ahead to...
Days of heavy rain has caused widespread disruption in Sri Lanka killing at least 92 people and displacing over 250,000 people.
The cost of April's powerful earthquakes in the Kumamoto prefecture for insurers and the government have exceeded 123bn yuan (£712m) according to the General Insurance Association of Japan.
Axa has declined to cover medical bills for a pensioner who fell ill on holiday in Mexico because he allegedly did not declare an existing medical condition.
Insurers should have access to a national database of recorded cyber attacks in order to better provide cover, according to the Association of British Insurers.
A wave of keyless car theft has reversed the trend of declining claims losses for insurers. To find a solution, the industry should look back to the 1990s
The 'trolley dilemma' is a thought experiment from the 1960s that questions the ethical course of action when having to choose between two outcomes
Insurance cover for stem cell therapy has been offered for the first time to “democratise” a process that would ordinarily cost hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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Amid the backflips and shifts in government policy, education remains a competitive market for insurers, with specific challenges as austerity tightens budgets