Insurance industry better equipped to deal with Storm Callum claims after 'significant effort' to implement resilient repairs
As the clean up operation starts following Storm Callum this weekend experts have said the insurance industry is better equipped to deal with flood claims than previous years due resilient repairs and better communication.
Insurers and loss adjusters are using digital technologies to handle this autumn’s surge in subsidence claims but they are not forgetting the human touch is the best way to get to the root of the problem
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
A panel of independent experts needs to be involved in the first review of the discount rate, argues Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Exclusive: Insurers of Grenfell Tower could face legacy claims from victims if they develop symptoms of asbestos poisoning in later life.
Insurers should have confidence in their supply chain partners to help their business deliver a better customer experience. However, James Roberts, business development director, insurance at Europcar UK, argues many take a short term view believing the…
Two men have been sentenced to 18 years collectively in jail for intended collision against motorists.
Two men have been sentenced to 18 years collectively in jail for a cash for crash scam.
A flooded home can be traumatic, especially for children. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director at the British Damage Management Association, explains how the claims process can be designed to protect the mental wellbeing of younger family…
A solicitor and doctor have been jailed for a combined sentence of 21 months after the pair were found guilty of assisting in a fraudulent insurance claim.
Traditional insurance policies do not cover emerging threats to the railway posed by cyber hackers, a conference heard.
My first three weeks reporting on the insurance industry has taught me how broad the sector is. Covering the claims beat I'm expecting to be learning more about escape of water, floods and storms. Our Top 100 UK insurers ranking has already shown me how…
Davies Group said it doesn’t have “limits to its ambition” over acquisitions, as the company saw earnings grow by 47%.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
Despite the large amounts of money associated with booking and kitting out for winter sports holidays, there will still be skiers and snowboarders heading overseas this winter with inappropriate cover. What are insurers doing to prevent policyholders…
In six months’ time, claims management companies will fall under the umbrella of the Financial Conduct Authority.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
As Swinton meets its match in Ardonagh, the insurance courtship game has continued to hit headlines.
Aviva has implemented a ‘three question’ process for customers claiming on their home insurance.
The super complaint over dual pricing is likely to result in “serious and profound” change in the insurance market, analysts believe.
Business travel insurance might cover the same risks as leisure policies but, because it underwrites and compensates differently, it places a much stronger emphasis on risk management
Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, discusses the topic of fraud in the commercial space with Post commissioning editor Cecile Brisson.
With positive claims experience being one of the most important aspects of policyholder retention, the impact of the supplier on their journey will come under increased scrutiny. And motor claims is no different writes Pete Marsden of National…