Pool Re has published a forward-looking strategy looking at increasing the take up of catastrophe insurance by SMEs in light of current pandemic, ahead of its five-year review.
Brightside’s Brendan McCafferty on why the insurance industry needs to get real on its social contract
The insurance industry needs to find the right answers quickly if it is going to rebuild its reputation with the public, particularly after the recent business interruption court case and dual pricing headlines, says Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty.
Watchstone, formerly known as Quindell, has filed a claim against KPMG in the High Court believed to be related to the accountant’s 2013 audit of the business, which previously led to a £4.5m fine for KPMG and a public reprimand from the Financial…
Six insurers and the Financial Conduct Authority have been granted permission to fast-track an appeal of last month’s business interruption test case judgment to the Supreme Court.
During Friday’s business interruption hearing, the court rejected an eleventh hour application by insurer QIC Europe Limited to intervene in the Financial Conduct Authority's test case.
AIG has swooped for Chubb’s claims director for Europe, Eurasia and Africa, Julie Chalmers as its head of UK and EMEA claims for general insurance.
Today is the day we can finally reveal the winners of the Insurance Post Claims and Fraud Awards 2020.
I’m a firm believer that even when you are facing your darkest days things will be better on the other side and good things will always follow.
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
Confusion around assisted driving systems fuelled in part by carmakers’ marketing must be tackled in order to avert serious road collisions, Thatcham Research has warned as it unveils a new safety scoring system.
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary, content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the late 1980s to the early 2000s
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
The Financial Conduct Authority and seven out of the eight insurers involved in the regulator’s business interruption test case have filed applications to ‘leapfrog’ an appeal of the High Court judgment handed down earlier this month to the Supreme Court.
Adele Sumner, head of counter fraud strategy and financial crime at RSA, details how fraudsters have been diversifying their techniques during the coronavirus pandemic and the steps insurers can take to fight the scams.
John Glen MP, economic secretary to HM Treasury, has rebuked insurers deducting government grants from business interruption claims payments and warned of further action.
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers president Sam Elsby reflects on the need for collaboration between the representatives of claimants and defendants to ensure the best outcomes for injured people, both during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic.
When lockdown happened in March some insurers and brokers were better placed than others to continue operating remotely with little or no impact on service. These firms had already been invested heavily in technology to enable more flexible working and…
The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Google and other social media and technology firms over the continuing proliferation of scams.
Blog: Replacement vehicle hygiene - is it the missing link in a ‘Covid-safe’ motor insurance supply chain?
There have been many challenges over the last six months. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group, believes there is clear evidence that the motor insurance sector has adapted well, responding to customer…
Join Jonathan Swift, Insurance Post content director, and Jaime Hassall, team leader at Highways England, to discuss how road safety is adapting to the challenge of Covid-19, and the key priorities in maintain the UK’s high safety standards.
Last week the High Court found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority on key issues in the business interruption test case. Post seeks to find out how the market feels about this.
The liquidators of Gibraltar insurer Enterprise have predicted a £31m claims hit from tax avoidance scheme Icebreaker used by Take That and other wealthy creative industries professionals, Post can reveal.