In the two years since Post last conducted its loss adjusting survey, consolidation has changed the market considerably. Content director Jonathan Swift takes a closer look.
As Post reviews the loss adjusting section in its biennial rankings, Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, explains that the continued professionalism of loss adjusters keeps them centre of the claims market.
Manjit Takhtar, finance director and interim CEO of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, talks about hurricane claims and the role of the business in incubating maanging general agents.
Scor estimates the cost of the Harvey, Irma and Maria hurricanes and the mexico earthquakes at €430m.
Crawford adjusters are continuing to assess the devastation brought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Sint Maarten. Director Tim Cramer-Todd and vice-president Rob Kleinveld, who just came back from the Caribbean, recount what they saw on the ground.
The chief operating officer of Co-op Insurance has called on the insurance industry to collaborate better during major flood events.
There was some good news and some bad news this week for the insurance industry.
Global loss adjuster Crawford has given Mike Campbell-Pitt an elevated role in Asia.
Global loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has hired in New South Wales and made a senior promotion in Dubai.
Inland flooding, hurricane winds, and life-threatening storm surge poses a severe risk from Hurricane Harvey, according to catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide.
Questgates has agreed to acquire a majority interest in London-based Hyperion Adjusters.
Colin Ganson has been appointed to the board of Questgates after taking part in the restructure and reorganisation of the firm’s property division.
Global loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has appointed two UK operations directors, Stephen Kerr and Scott Cameron in the South and North of the UK respectively.
Cunningham Lindsey has launched a team in response to greater demand for offshore renewable wind energy in the Netherlands.
Contractors for Highways England are allegedly submitting inflated claims for highway infrastructure damage caused during motor accidents, the House of Lords has heard.
A “seasoned campaigner,” Crawford & Company’s chief client officer Benedict Burke was handed the Insurance Personality of the Year prize at the British Insurance Awards last night for a sterling 18 months which has seen him make a mark on a number of…
Growing timber insurance is a niche market that requires expertise, be it for underwriting or assessing storm damages. Frank McGaffney, loss adjuster at Agrical, explains.
With low levels of air travel penetration and a growing economy, expansion in the Indian aviation sector brings challenges and opportunities writes Kevin Betts, Asia-Pacific director, at loss adjuster McLarens Aviation.
Global loss adjuster McLarens has recruited Paul Mayes from rival Cunningham Lindsey.
Jonathan Swift speaks to We Go Look CEO and co-founder Robin Smith about building an on-demand business that handles insurance claims and why the Crawford & Co acquisition means she has more time now for the "fun stuff"
With concerns growing about the coordination of the many parties involved in investigating major fire claims, a roundtable recently brought together insurers, adjusters, forensic investigators and fire service chiefs. As they discussed the many…
Covea notched up two team wins and NFU Mutual chief claims manager Matthew Scott (above) took home the Achievement Award at the Post Claims Awards last night at the Sheraton Park Lane, London.
Brokers need to stand out in a competitive market and claims service is a way to make a real difference. Being there to advise, intervene – and to turn the heat up if necessary – can mean the world to a grateful client.
Business ethics has become increasingly important in recent years for many reasons, including increased stakeholder scrutiny. This is not surprising in the light of financial institutions’ scandals, the MPs’ expenses scandal and perhaps the influence of…