James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, explains the steps the industry has taken to embed pandemic pledges beyond the end of lockdown.
Ahead of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s online conference next month, Axa XL CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market Sean McGovern, told Post about his plans for growing the business with brokers, the challenges of becoming boss during the…
Parliamentary under-secretary for the Ministry of Justice, Lord Wolfson has said it is “better late than never” as whiplash regulations passed through the House of Lords with changes to small claims track limit plans.
Admiral, Aviva and Lloyd’s sign Fintech Pledge; Nextbase Insurance launches with Axa and Ageas; Rightchoice buys Fresh and Zurich in Ping An tie-up
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Against a backdrop of calls for the government to underwrite more pandemic-related risks, HM Treasury head of domestic and retail insurance policy Miriam Sachak has said risks taken on by the government "must be in the public interest" and complement…
Insurance Post TV: Is there an end in sight for the insurance cladding ‘crisis’? Plus interviews with Abacai and Zego
Today Insurance Post launches its new ‘magazine-style’ television show, which aims to get under the skin of some of the best read stories and articles that have appeared in print or online recently.
With Marks & Spencer throwing down the gauntlet to Aldi over its caterpillar cake, CFC intellectual property underwriter Kristian Kolsaker gives his take on the high-profile IP supermarket showdown.
The Financial Conduct Authority is looking to recover £7.5m of external legal costs through a business interruption insurance special fee levied on insurers.
Abacai has an 'opportunity to drive' insurtech consolidation but will not pay over the odds, says co-founder Hay
Private equity-backed digital insurance venture Abacai will not be a “consolidator for consolidation’s sake”, although it is inevitable that there will be activity in the insurtech space, one of its co-founders has told Insurance Post TV.
Blog: Loss adjusters and loss assessors face enhanced professional indemnity risk after BI test case verdict
Professional indemnity claims against loss adjusters are rare, and against loss assessors they are even rarer, but there is a cauldron brewing following the business interruption test case, Trafalgar Risk Management head of marketing Bill Lumley cautions.
Bart Partick, managing director for Europe at Duck Creek, tells Post about how old treacle-like tech systems are crippling the industry, the problems with updates and the need for insurers to adopt software-as-a-service. Along with assessing the rise of…
With just over a month to go until the new whiplash portal goes live, Insurance Post recently hosted a webinar to discuss how insurers are preparing for the change.
Public Sector organisations are bracing themselves for future claims related to alleged failure to protect and failure to remove children from abusive environments during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Keoghs partner Sarah Swan spoke to Post about why abuse…
As airports and airlines turn their attentions towards restoring normal operations, they face some novel challenges, considers John Bayley, regional director for Europe & Russia at McLarens Aviation.
Post tracks test case related Covid-19 business interruption claims payouts according to Financial Conduct Authority figures.
Scotland's redress Bill was passed by the Scottish parliament in March and sets out a fresh way for residential care abuse survivors to access compensation. But attempts to involve insurers and encourage organisations to contribute have left it with a…
The number of ghost broking investigations has doubled since 2016, Stephen Dalton, head of intelligence and investigations at the Insurance Fraud Bureau, told Post.
Bupa’s Sheldon Kenton on travelling less for business but for longer – a growing global healthcare need
Sheldon Kenton, CEO at Bupa Global, examines the challenges of adapting to the changing needs of a more global workforce with businesses having to consider offering more extensive global health cover for senior leaders.
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…