Trials for driverless cars are moving up in the UK, while they have stalled in some parts of the US due to reported deaths. Mark Hemsted, partner at Clyde & Co, argues that the public looking for perfection in this area could be misguided.
Abbey Protection Group and its associated branding, including Abbey Legal Before the Event Services, has rebranded to Markel.
Claims costs have driven an average premium increase of 35.1% since April 2014, Consumer Intelligence has found.
Verity Ross, motor claims handler for Zurich has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2019. Hiriyti Bairu caught up with her to discuss how she met the challenge, what the experience has taught her now and moving forward in her career.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has revealed that its levy for 2019/20 will be £532m over a twelve month period, £16m more than planned, with general insurers paying an extra £1m than anticipated.
Axa has placed 125 roles at risk of redundancy as a result of further restructuring of its claims business.
Don’t blame the rain for the growing number of water-related claims in the UK, blame the plumbing
The Civil Liability Act was passed in December, changing the way whiplash claims are calculated. As part of the bill, the government also agreed to reform the discount rate, which is currently under review. James Heath, President at Forum of Insurance…
Hastings has reported a 4% rise in gross written premiums for the first three months of 2019.
Handl Group, previously trading as FL360, continues its acquisition strategy with a purchase of Harrison Associates.
Counterfeit goods is a global problem, with the death of more than 200 people in the UK linked to fake Xanax drugs a chilling reminder of the dangers. But Richard Houseago, director of property risks and coverage, Keoghs says that's only the tip of the…
Despite a number of technological revolutions, general insurance hasn’t altered much since it was first conceived centuries ago in City of London coffee shops. You Do Pet founder Paul Dennis argues 'claim sharing' might be about to change that.
Insurers operate today in a relatively mature market environment but Max Richter, managing director for insurance, Accenture UK and Ireland, argues that it offers limited opportunities for growth and relatively few new products coming onto the market
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Team Discovery and Team Fortitudo are no more.
The government has launched a consultation on a revised medical reporting process for road traffic accident claims.
Insurers have pledged to help with the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which went up in flames on Monday evening.
Axa has revealed it provided civil-liability coverage for two contracting firms that were working on an on-going restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral, prior to the fire that demolished the building on Monday evening.
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
For all the work has been done by the insurance industry to contain and control personal injury costs, many are seeing repair claims increasing as a result of a wider use of advanced driver-assistance systems. Edward Murray looks at what the sector can…
Van Ameyde, which owns Woodgate and Clark, has bought marine surveyor and consultancy McAusland Turner.
Insurance law firm DAC Beachcroft is acquiring an office in Belfast.
Valid motor insurance is proving to be as valuable a disguise for today’s criminals as stockings over the head or a mask, according to James Burge, fraud manager at Allianz
As insurers are likely to appoint a loss adjuster when acting on a claim, customers making large claims may wish to employ a loss assessor to represent their interests. How well are these relationships currently working?