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Blog: Insurers take coronavirus BI rap for now, but will banks emerge as the real villains of the piece?
With business interruption payouts (or lack thereof) in the spotlight, news editor Jen Frost asks whether the banks are about to take over from insurers as public enemy number one.
While it acknowledged issues with the Information Commissioner's Office's handling of Eldon and Leave EU fines and audit notices, a tribunal has found its actions did not amount to bias, procedural unfairness or unlawfulness.
The government today announced additional financial measures to help the self-employed, with insurance gig economy platforms We Go Look and Shepper having hit pause on jobs earlier this week.
Treasury Committee chair Mel Stride has asked Association of British Insurers director general, Huw Evans, to address queries on the insurance response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The insurance industry will not look to sanction motorists who do not get MOTs carried out under a six-month government exemption due to coronavirus, the Association of British Insurers has confirmed.
Insurers and others who had planned to exhibit at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s annual conference have welcomed its cancellation and pledged to return next year.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Exclusive: Axa UK&I, Axa XL and Axa Partners will not be attending the annual British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s conference in May due to concerns over coronavirus.
Exclusive: Zurich has told its insurtech partner Pluto to pull a travel disruption coverage add-on due to the coronavirus pandemic, but says this does not affect Zurich branded policies.
Insurance Premium Tax has remained at 12% in today’s Chancellor’s budget, as the government pledged to boost spending on flood defences.
Instagram influencer Simon Hooper has apologised to followers after an International Women’s Day post sponsored by Axa was slated as offensive.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Former XL Catlin chief experience officer and executive vice president Paul Jardine has joined insurtech Worry+Peace’s advisory board.
Exclusive: Ageas UK has struck up a deal to combine its salvage and ‘green car parts’ suppliers in a move to be more environmentally conscious, cut waste and drive efficiency.
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
If the discount rate in Northern Ireland is made minus 1.75% this will lead to price hikes and potentially vast jumps in the cost of individual claims, insurers and lawyers have warned.
Admiral saw profits rise in 2019 as its UK insurance results were buoyed by positive development in prior year claims costs, reserve releases and commission.
Firms must be ready for coronavirus disruption, the Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned, with organisations’ contingency plans being reviewed and concerns remaining around call centres.