Analysis

Could rugby court clash shift the sport to self-insuring?

The outcome of a lawsuit launched by hundreds of rugby union players could have a far-reaching impact on the future of the sport. Tim Evershed looks at whether parallels can be drawn with similar actions in the US against governing bodies, such as the NFL and NHL, and what can be done to make sure players remain insurable.

Pet insurers with satisfied customers revealed

Data analysis: Fairer Finance’s latest consumer survey reveals the pet insurers with the most extremely satisfied customers and examines the lessons providers need to learn from the Financial Ombudsman Service increasingly ruling in favour of complaining…

How women are smashing insurance’s glass ceilings

Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), Insurance Post Editor Emma Ann Hughes examines how glass ceilings in insurance are being smashed and whether presenteeism rearing its ugly head could stunt further female progress in the industry.

Scale of motor insurance market shrinking laid bare

Data analysis: Mike Powell, insight manager for banking and general insurance at Defaqto, examines why there are now 14% fewer insurance brands selling comprehensive car insurance than there were 10 years ago plus what features have been stripped out of…

Pace of motor insurance inflation starts to slow

Data analysis: While comprehensive car insurance premiums increased sharply by 58% (£366) during 2023, Emma Ann Hughes examines how the latest data suggests drivers will not face as big a bumph in the cost of cover this year.

Tackling the surge in claims settlement delay complaints

With a significant spike in complaints suggesting the home insurance industry is struggling to keep pace with the number of claims it is receiving, Tom Luckham examines what is behind settlement delays and how providers are managing expectations.

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