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.
Hiscox yesterday played down worries over coronavirus as it revealed it had seen some small claims.
The insurance impact of Storm Jorge is expected to be less severe than its predecessors Ciara and Dennis.
The Northern Irish Department of Justice plans to change the Northern Irish personal injury discount rate to minus 1.75%, pending a statutory consultation.
The gender ban in insurance pricing was not approached in the right way and shows why ratings factors should be linked to actual risk, Admiral UK insurance CEO Cristina Nestares has argued.
Exclusive: Arron Banks' broker Eldon still faces a data audit and fine after it and Leave EU’s appeals against the Information Commissioner’s Office were thrown out by a tribunal, Post can reveal.
The Ministry of Justice has addressed a “loophole” meaning children and vulnerable adults will be able to recoup representation costs when the delayed whiplash portal rolls out, but questions linger over its start date, pressure on courts and claimants…
The chair of Natural England, Tony Juniper, yesterday urged insurers to put their weight behind upcoming climate change talks in Glasgow later this year.
The team in charge of the Lloyd’s Blueprint One modernisation plans admits the process is not yet pinned down as Lloyd’s CEO John Neal said they would be “happy” to run proofs of concept several times before hitting on success, as the corporation today…
Delays to the legislation that will govern the whiplash portal mean it is highly unlikely the portal will launch in April, Association of British Insurers director general Huw Evans projected.