The average cost per motor repair has reached £1919, research company Trend Tracker has calculated.
Hiscox has reserved $165m to cover claims from Hurricane Dorian and Typhoons Faxai and Hagibis, while reporting it expects to see fees and profit commissions dip $25m this year.
Swiss Re has cancelled a share buy-back programme, following a hit from natural catastrophes, capital deployment and the suspension of Reassure's initial public offering.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
The government will seek to tighten the law around the use of handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands free use.
With an early general election on the cards, the industry has raised concerns over the planned implementation of whiplash reforms in April.
Surveyor Smithers Purslow has bought Byrom Clark Roberts.
After a phenomenally successful first series Insurance Post is delighted to say that we have teamed up with law firm Kennedys again for a second series of The Claims Apprentice in 2020.
Delta Claims Services has appointed Paul Fox as head of claims management.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
The FCA continues to be concerned about the problems faced by vulnerable customers. The regulator is expected to soon unveil a consultation to provide clarity on expectations of firms. Experienced claims handlers will play a key role in helping insurers…
Although some reports suggest the number of nuisance calls is falling, Aviva's consumer research found that 70% of Brits said they had received a nuisance call or text in the past seven days, with 36% of those who received a cold call or text saying they…
Loss adjuster Sedgwick has appointed two managing directors for its UK operations.
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
This year Hastings has priorititised pricing discipline amid a regulatory probe into pricing practices and rising claims inflation, leading to a drop in its competitiveness for new business.
As the ins and outs of the UK leaving the European Union continue to be debated, James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, feels that - whatever the outcome - the pain for customers facing lengthy and…
Fraudsters have been convicted for falsely claiming a total of £775,000 from the Grenfell Tower victims’ fund.
"Outlier" credit hire companies have left insurers increasingly dealing with claims in excess of £100,000, lawyers have cautioned.
Exclusive: A majority of children injured in road traffic accidents could lose access to compensation due to a flaw in the Civil Liability Act, a consumer support body has warned.
From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.
Watchstone and Slater & Gordon have reached a settlement over the historic sale of Watchstone’s professional services division.
Lloyd’s Charities Trust has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity Great Britain as part of its ongoing response to emerging risks to communities around the world.
Insurance fraudster Pascal Blasio has been found guilty of causing an explosion at his shop that injured 81 people and damaged or destroyed 63 buildings.