What does a Greek merchant in 300BC delivering corn on a cargo ship have in common with nearly one-tenth of today’s UK population? The answer is insurance fraud. Michèle Bacchus takes a closer look.
Jeremy Hyams started his business with a £500 start-up bank loan 20 years ago. Now, CEO of Claims Consortium Group, he was recently the recipient of the Queen’s Award for Innovation.
Taxis working the Royal Albert Hall patch this week had their hands and seats full, chauffeuring well-dressed ladies and gentlemen to the prestigious British Insurance Awards
As Her Majesty the Queen delivered her all-important speech to open parliament, insurers had a lot to think about.
With trials of driverless car fleets now occupying our national roads, the motor sector is getting an upgrade like never before.
The Motor Report is out - but what do the experts think of the findings?
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
With trials of driverless car fleets now occupying our national roads, the motor sector is getting an upgrade like never before. As fraudulent claims continue to accelerate and while premiums pay the price, new entrants are causing insurers to tighten…
Catch up with delegates of the Insurance Post Motor Insurance World conference and find out who thinks what about both the Ogden discount rate and credit hire companies.
It's been a challenging month here in Taunton. A new bridge has gone up on the main road, amid the gazes of many excited onlookers, and - equally exciting - a new fence is being erected on one side of my garden.
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male.
Spring is in the air and it's a time well-known for cleaning out the old and starting anew. As I continue to unpack boxes and work out where to put all of the fairly useless things I have collected over the decades, the industry has been taking its own…
This week has been a tumultous one for me and the insurance market alike.
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male. In Post’s latest research Michèle Bacchus finds out if the description still fits and what the industry is doing to effect change
For the first time ever, I had to purchase home insurance this week and despite working with the insurance industry, I had no idea how to go about it. So I ended up on an aggregator site.
The snowflakes trickling gently down from the skies across the nation remind me of the vast number of people who trickle through the doors of the insurance sector - people, our Census closes today!
Innovations are bringing new technology into our lives at an almost frightening pace. Whether we want to control our central heating from our smartphones or check on our home security, appliances that can be controlled remotely are giving us greater…