With no post-Brexit equivalence or passporting regime available to UK brokers, they have had to explore other avenues to continue to trade across the European Union. David Worsfold explores the options open to intermediaries and the benefits they can…
Claims business Artemis Recoveries, which entered liquidation in 2019 and had the same director team as failed SSL Claims, is likely to owe more than £527,000 to creditors and £145,000 to HMRC with the recovery prospects "uncertain", its liquidators have…
Amy Brettell, Zurich head of customer, UK claims, considers the evolving role of technology in claims handling.
HDI Global Specialty has filed a case at the High Court seeking a declaration from Legal Protection Group that their run-off agreement has ended.
Lawyers appointed as Tokio Marine Kiln faces BI group action lawsuit spearheaded by Marco Pierre White business
Tokio Marine Kiln is facing a group action lawsuit from businesses in the hospitality sector, including Marco Pierre White's Black and White Hospitality, that claim their policies provide cover for losses suffered during last spring’s Covid-19 lockdown.
As the anniversary of the first national lockdown where Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” on 23 March 2020 came around Post spoke to host of insurance workers – the home-schooling parent, the mental health expert, the medical…
The former head of insurance for EMEA at Uber, Russell Corbould-Warren, has swapped the ride share giant for insurtech Collective citing the growth of on-demand employment platforms as a key factor for his move.
A ‘Me Too’ moment in the education sector could lead to claims against schools that trigger insurance coverage, a specialist abuse lawyer has told Post.
Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer at Allianz Insurance, assesses how the focus on operational resilience has taken old school business continuity planning and added helpful and important extras.
High-net-worth adjusting will move to a hybrid model of physical and virtual claims assessments post Covid-19, says Mark Pierce, Criterion operations director.
Technology is changing the way insurers can access claims data and partnerships that harness this technology offer the potential to significantly improve customer experience and shift insurers' traditional focus of repair and replace onto a more…
Many will have breathed a sigh a relief when the government finally agreed a trade deal with the European Union at the turn of the year. However, a few months on, the cost implications for escape of water claims are now becoming clear, argues Yuling Kao…
Atlanta acquires Marmalade; Aviva in SME cyber push; Greenlight seals 13th insurtech deal; and Zurich launches flood pilot
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Former Alpha directors sued as liquidators allege unrated insurer was insolvent a year before collapse
Two former directors of failed Danish insurer Alpha are facing a DKr200m (£22.9m) lawsuit brought by the firm’s liquidators for allegedly misrepresenting the financial condition of the company a year before its collapse in 2018.
Tensions between abuse survivors and insurers have always been high. Dr Julie Macfarlane, a distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law (Emerita) at the University of Windsor and the Director of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project…
The unblocking of the Suez Canal just under a week after MV Ever Given ran aground and the apparent absence of damage to the boat, its cargo and from pollution will limit losses to hundreds of millions of dollars rather than billions, ratings agencies…
Claims volumes fell significantly in 2020 as premiums crept down slightly, insurer figures show, leading to intensified campaigner calls for current and future savings to be passed on to motorists.
As we emerge out of Covid-19 and into the ‘new normal’, claims specialists are speculating what the future of insurance could look like. Peter Hamberger, head of claims – professional risks at Tokio Marine HCC, explains how the past year has impacted…
The resumption of outdoor sports from 29 March is perhaps surprising given the risk that it creates for the spread of Covid-19, says BLM's partner for occupational disease Simon Morrow.
A coalition of brokers working with Hiscox was just two weeks away from solving the problem of Covid-19 business interruption claims but the court case cut the legs off the solution, Ardonagh CEO David Ross has claimed.
The Northern Irish Department of Justice intends to push its minus 1.75% personal injury discount rate change through by the end of May.
The big four reinsurers believe they are poised to take advantage of the hard market in 2021, with all but Swiss Re reporting profit in 2020 despite a combined property and casualty pandemic hit of £6.5bn.
Professor Tony Maden has been cleared in two investigations by the General Medical Council over fitness to practice relating to complaints submitted by non-recent child sexual abuse claimants.
In February the Supreme Court ruled that Uber drivers are considered to be workers rather than self-employed, with potentially serious implications for insurance, says Stuart Toal, Allianz casualty account manager, technical.