Exclusive: The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is working with failed insurer Gable's liquidators to understand the impact of a European Free Trade Association court judgment on recoveries, with some of the insurer's policyholders set to lose out.
It is the year 2030. As the demands for a green economy has intensified the government has announced the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2035 to this year (2030). Concerns still exist over electric…
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Insurance Covid-Cast episode 16: “From feast to famine in ten days” – How the travel insurance sector is dealing with the Coronavirus with no sales
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of travel insurance experts to discuss how the travel insurance sector is coping with a “tsunami of claims” and whether it will bounce back post-pandemic.
Survivors of the London Bridge terror attacks and victims’ families have had compensation paid by Probus, the insurer of the car rental company Hertz.
In the first of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. For the first instalment, Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to report on the changing face of the…
Claims farmers looking to exploit the new type of claims arising from coronavirus will contribute to an increase in fraud, warn lawyers.
The Association of British Insurers missed the point in its response to a letter from One Voice Group, Stephen Gould, chairman of the hospitality representative body, told Post as he reiterated the call for leadership and engagement.
Now in its twelfth year Post' s Insurance Fraud Awards is your opportunity to promote the outstanding work your business and employees have been doing to curtail and catch criminals intent on making money through nefarious means.
Law firm Edwin Coe has invited businesses that have been denied business interruption cover by Hiscox and RSA to join two group claims it is putting together, as litigation against insurers by rejected policyholders cover continues to proliferate.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 15: Has there been a rise in cyber threats and scams during coronavirus lockdown?
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of cyber experts to discuss how hackers and scammers are using Covid-19 to prey on people’s thirst for knowledge and information at this time.
Increasing interest in big data is a growing trend within financial services and the insurance business is no exception, according to Alexandra Foster, director, insurance, wealth management and financial services at BT.
Aviva has predicted it will see £200m in business interruption claims net of reinsurance.
Aviva and QBE face multimillion pound claims from a group of hospitality businesses that were denied cover when they sought to recoup pandemic-related losses.
Paradoxically, uncertainty is the one certainty in today’s pandemic regime - the insurance industry is facing a far more indeterminate present and future writes Paul Coleman, managing director of NPA Insurance.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 14: Newsmaker special with Crawford & Company group chief executive Rohit Verma
In this Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focused on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Former Covéa Insurance commercial lines and high net worth director Simon Cooter has taken on the non-executive chair role at Qlaims, the holding company of technology provider Qlaimstech and managing general agent Qlaims Insurance.
Over the past decade, the UK’s pet insurance market has seen substantial growth with 7.7 million pet insurance customers in the country. But amid so much uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, what reassurances are insurers providing to customers who…
Some businesses that have had coronavirus-related claims rejected by Hiscox were told in writing prior to lockdown that they would be covered, according to an action group challenging the insurer.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 13: Litigation under lockdown - how are lawyers and insurers managing legal disputes during the coronavirus?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new video series brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we gathered together a group of lawyers and claims experts to discuss how they are managing dispute resolution and…
An action group of 400 Hiscox business insurance policyholders is to launch an “expedited arbitration claim” against the insurer worth almost £40m.
With nations forced into lockdown, economies struggling and health systems under extreme pressure, the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the biggest challenges any of us has ever faced. But the crisis could also prove to be a much-needed catalyst for action on…
The Financial Conduct Authority has invited policyholders and brokers with unresolved Covid-19-related disputes with insurers over business interruption polices to put forward their arguments for why claims should be paid.
Lloyd’s of London has forecast that Covid-19 will cost the insurance industry $203bn (£166bn) in underwriting and investment losses, putting the pandemic on a par with century’s most catastrophic hurricane seasons.