Housing developer Bellway Homes is working with insurers following a fire that destroyed 20 flats and damaged a further 10 in Barking.
Three men have been jailed after an investigation led by the City of London Police Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department found they had carried out a ‘crash for cash’ plan on a motorway slip road in Coventry.
Aviva’s plans to cut more than a tenth of its current cost base have been welcomed by analysts.
Brightside managing general agent Kitsune Associates passed 10,000 policies sold last month and is on-track to meet its first year gross written premium target, according to managing director Trevor Bowers.
Premium Credit has appointed Tara Waite as CEO, replacing Tom Woolgrove.
Insurance buyers will need to watch what they spend on insurance and potentially seek out alternative mitigation strategies if the market hardens, new Airmic chairman Tim Murray has warned.
Two out five people would make a false personal injury or medical negligence claim if they thought they could get away with it, a survey has revealed
Insurers must more clearly communicate changes in risk appetite to insurance and risk managers, the CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce John Ludlow has said.
Allianz has agreed to buy Legal & General’s general insurance business for a base price of £242m plus potential further payments over three years.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is the process of paying out £6.9m in premium refunds to 9000 taxi drivers that were covered by collapsed unrated Danish insurer Alpha.
Esure and Direct Line founder Sir Peter Wood has led a £2.5m seed funding round for sharing economy insurtech Pikl.
Generali general manager Frédéric de Courtois has been appointed vice-president of Insurance Europe and will serve a three-year term in the role.
Mactavish has called for the CEOs of Zurich and Liberty to personally oversee a £30m disputed claim that it says, if paid, could save the company.
Gibraltarian insurer Lamp is the fifth unrated carrier to fall over in the past three years. The insolvency once again demonstrates the risks brokers take when they use unrated insurers, industry figures have warned.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has released a list of 21 failed regulated firms that defaulted between February and April this year.