Property restoration techniques and equipment are advancing and, while they may be costly, they're worth investing in, argues Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association.
Exclusive: RSA is unlikely to face the majority of the expected £100m losses from this weekend’s fire at Glasgow School of Art. However the company said it is calculating its own exposure.
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
The number of trade credit claims has increased by 50% owing to a “ripple effect” from the collapse of Carillion.
This week in Post, the government said that it is considering plans to exclude cyclists and vulnerable road users from the proposed £5000 limit on fast track claims.
We Go Look, the US claims management firm dubbed the ‘Uber of inspections’, will launch in the UK.
The remaining five defendants in the Das UK v Asplin trial did not take the stand, with lawyers instead reading character witnesses to the jury.
The government is considering plans to exclude cyclists and other vulnerable road users from the proposed £5000 limit on the small claims track.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.
Exclusive: A legal dispute between Brightside and its former co-founder Paul Chase Gardener was outlined in court on Friday.
KPMG has been handed with a £4.5m fine as a result of its audit of controversial insurance services firm Quindell.
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
A new Bill has been introduced to the House of Commons which would, if passed, enable Pool Re to extend business interruption cover to include losses that do not arise from physical damage to property.
Exclusive: Three independent loss adjusters will eventually merge under a single brand in order to better face off against a wave of consolidation in the market.
When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Claims firms will have to provide customers information on alternative, free options to their services, under tough new rules proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Evolution Claims Management has secured a new contract to provide building claims management services to Ageas Insurance, its first since attracting investment from Lanes Group.
First quarter natural catastrophe losses cost Allianz €311m, more than any other insurer.
The proposed Civil Liability Bill is set to introduce sweeping changes to the way soft tissue injury claims are paid out in England and Wales. In Scotland though, it would seem as though the effect of the whiplash reforms south of the border could…
The UK specialty insurance market suffered the costliest year on record in 2017 as natural catastrophe activity took its toll on underwriting performance.
E-cigarettes may pose unknown health risks, writes Stuart Toal, casualty account manager at Allianz, warning the liability exposures associated with vaping might be slow-burning ones.
Nuisance call bosses could personally face fines of up to £500,000 under plans to tackle ‘phoenix’ claims management companies.