Insurers’ profitability for home insurance in 2015 has been put into freefall by the intense period of wet weather in December, with combined operating ratios for the year estimated to have deteriorated 16 percentage points to 108%.
Figures put forward by business advisory firm Deliotte state that, until December, 2015 was on track to be the eighth consecutive year that personal home insurance delivered profits, with the industry...
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Hiscox’s London market business has presented an inconsistent and mixed operating year for the insurer, according to Steve Langan, CEO of Hiscox Insurance.
Aviva has asked staff if a robot could better perform their job. If the answer is yes, the company will offer employees the chance to be retrained.