Disruption caused by any regulatory interventions on insurers’ pricing practices is more likely to affect insurers such as Direct Line Group, RSA and Saga than price comparison site-based underwriters such as Admiral and Hastings, Peel Hunt has predicted.
Markerstudy is seeking investors in order to fund £241.7m worth of loan repayments to Qatar Re.
The world has become increasingly unpredictable over the past 30 years, with political volatility contributing most to uncertainty in recent years, according to research conducted by QBE.
Watchstone has agreed a confidential “full and final” settlement with its former CEO and chairman Rob Terry and others, ending High Court proceedings.
Claims management companies have received 20% of all fines for nuisance calls, messages and emails handed out by the Information Commissioner’s Office since 2010.
Complaints about payment protection insurance increased 34% in the first half of 2019 in the run-up to 29 August deadline for refunds, according to figures released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Start-up Dinghy has appointed Dorian Zanker as its CEO. It has also hired hired Andrew Els as its business development manager.
Weald Insurance, one of Ethos Broking’s ‘powerhouse’ hubs in the South East, has acquired Sussex-based Cronin Underwood.
The Association of Financial Mutuals has appointed Jane Nelson, CEO of the Oddfellows friendly society, as its chair.
Developments in geopolitics, climate and technology are increasingly putting supply chains under strain, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Commerce has warned.
Sedgwick loss adjusters arrived on Great Abaco Island in the wake of Hurricane Dorian aboard a Black Hawk helicopter on 6 September.
Land developers face an increased risk of public contract award cancellations, following a court judgement last year that struck down a contract between a developer and West Berkshire council.
European firms passporting into the UK need to notify the Financial Conduct Authority that they wish to enter the temporary permissions regime by 30 October in order to ensure they are able to continue operating in the event of no-deal Brexit, the…
Gross premiums written in London by the company market increased 6.7% in 2018, reaching £19.56bn, according to the International Underwriting Association.
Seventeen Group, which includes brokers James Hallam and MGA Touchstone Underwriting, saw its pre-tax profits dip by 36% to £812,716 in 2018.
European insurers paid out €1069bn (£953bn) in claims and benefits to insureds in 2018, according to figures gathered by Insurance Europe.