On 15 September the judges in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case will hand down their judgment. But this will not mark the end of the struggle between insurers and customers.
After relaxing the national lockdown, the government imposed local restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Post investigates what implications these local lockdowns have for insurance.
Events were cancelled across the board this year due to Covid-19 but none could be much more emotive than the thousands of weddings that couldn’t go ahead. Post investigates how the insurance market responded.
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
The Financial Conduct Authority expects to publish a policy statement this autumn following its consultation on compelling firms to report value measures data on most general insurance products.
One in ten jobs at the Motor Insurers’ Bureau are at risk of being cut, with the organisation citing among other factors the need to minimise costs due to challenges posed by the current economic climate.
Qlaims has appointed Liz Latter as chief commercial officer following Mike Keating’s departure to take up the post of managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association.
Schools have a fire risk almost twice as high as other non-residential buildings, yet are poorly equipped to prevent a fire becoming a major disaster, according to new research by Zurich. Tilden Watson, Zurich Municipal head of education, explains why…
Exclusive: The Financial Ombudsman Service told Post it has so far seen a “handful” of business interruption complaints about brokers, as policyholders await the results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
Recently appointed unit manager for Questgates’ new public transport claims division Andy Anderson and divisional director of specialist services Glen Donaldson, spoke to Post about plans, challenges in the industry and the Scottish train derailment near…
Join Jonathan Swift, Post’s content director, as he catches up with Met Police detective superintendent Andrew Cox, to hear how the capital’s police have been challenged during the pandemic to keep road users safe.
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena
Evidence suggests product recalls are a growing issue in the food sector. Andrew Robinson, head of product liability and recall at Sedgwick International UK, explains why cooperative, closer monitoring and consistent and open dialogue will be essential,…
HM Treasury is embarking on a five year review of Pool Re, it was announced today.
While pandemics have been predicted for some time it’s fair to say not many people had foreseen an almost global lockdown, a workforce at home and a virus that affects every walk of life.
Aviva, RSA and Zurich discussed how insurers can control motor claims costs through automation technology
Motor claims costs are under the spotlight as many insurers are likely to be under pressure to control operational costs.
Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
Home and motor insurance pledges made by the Association of British Insurers to support customers during the Covid-19 crisis will remain in place until at least 31 October following an extension.
Lee Elliston, Lloyd’s Market Association claims director, tackles the need to recruit and retain top talent from a diverse background as he argues that independent-minded claims professionals harnessing the power of technology can help Lloyd’s be the…
Ben Pilbrow, partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn and legal advisor to the QIC Action Group, discusses the implications of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court intervention against insurers for funding claims.
Crawford’s recently appointed diversity and inclusion leader for the UK, Caroline Poppleton, spoke to Post about challenges and opportunities for improving D&I in loss adjusting.
The Met Office has issued further wind and rain warnings for today as storm Francis hits the UK, while the impact of Scottish floods continues to be felt.