Tesco Bank new and renewing home and motor policies will be underwritten by Tesco Underwriting from August, the business announced on Tuesday.
The businesses behind Weddingplan and Debenhams wedding insurance are “considering” the impact of the Supreme Court judgment and what it means for policyholders who did not get lockdown payouts for cancelled weddings, Post has learned.
Exclusive: The former boss of disgraced Bury-based claims firm Harringtons Advisory, Ibrar Akbar, passed away in 2019 – but his name continues to be used on accounts paperwork for another of his companies.
The government faces calls to act as an insurer of last resort for fire safety engineers’ professional indemnity insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority has published proposals to cap the fees claims management companies can charge their customers.
Claims firms and no-win-no-fee solicitors have ramped up attempts to get businesses to make Covid-related claims with them following the Supreme Court business interruption ruling – but insurance experts are concerned that fees could be as much as 40% of…
The government has announced a scheme to cover care homes that have struggled to take on people who have been discharged from hospital following a Covid-19 positive test but have further support needs due to a lack of available insurance.
Insurers have been found hugely wanting by a business interruption judgment that is a victory for common sense. But the struggle is not over yet, for them or their customers.
Clarity on the potential for 200 UK job losses, and more in Scandinavia, is being sought by RSA employee representatives.
Briefing: Trust in travel insurance has fallen, could ‘Covid cancellation’ cover mean another hit this year?
With trust in travel insurance falling, Post news editor Jen Frost considers the impact of so-called Covid cancellation cover in 2021.
Following criticism from television personality Jeremy Clarkson and minister Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, the Association of British Insurers told Post it refutes suggestions its members may be “profiteering” from the cladding and fire safety scandal.
Perhaps the only surprise about today’s delay to part one of the Civil Liability Act (2018) whiplash reforms is that they are only being put back one month.
Late 2020’s storm Bella has driven a “significant” number of claims, loss adjusters told Post, though damage was not witnessed on the scale of storms Ciara and Dennis.
Jeff Brinley has been named Be Wiser CEO with Sharon Beckett having left the role this year, Post can reveal.
Managing general agent Markerstudy made a loss in 2019, with discussions ongoing around its near £200m debt to Qatar Re.
Damage to and deterioration of stock as a result of the ban on manned freight between France and the UK is unlikely to be covered by insurance, industry representatives have confirmed.
The European Commission will conduct a Phase II review into the $30bn (£22bn) merger of global brokers Aon and Willis Towers Watson, it has been confirmed.
“Ridiculous”, “harmful”, “anti-competitive”. These were the words used by Money Supermarket managing director of financial services Graham Donoghue to describe wide ‘most favoured nation’ clauses during a Competition Commission hearing back in 2013.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s counsel today likened the spread of coronavirus to the Great Storm of 1987, appearing in front of the Supreme Court for the third day of the business interruption test case appeal.
Last week the British Insurance Brokers’ Association followed others' footsteps as it moved its 2021 conference online. Post news editor Jen Frost considers the future of events.
As the search for lesser-spotted clarity continues, simple confirmation from the regulator on which business interruption wordings are being contested, and by who, is a welcome aid.
The Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned brokers and managing general agents not to assume someone is “fit and proper” for roles under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime, with the expectation being that “some” staff will not meet standards.