The Chartered Insurance Institute’s New Generation Claims Group has issued guidance for the compensation of claims in the event of riots.
After the hot dry summer of 2018, there has been renewed interest and a significant amount of press coverage about subsidence, with Crawford and Sedgwick reporting increases of more than 300% in subsidence claims. Toby Daley, underwriting director at…
The government has launched a widely-anticipated review into the Ogden discount rate.
Swiss Re has confirmed it is a co-insurer of both Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines.
Aviva has won a landmark appeal case that could see fundamentally dishonest claimants denied all damages, not just those relating to personal injury.
Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
When the regulator fined Carphone Warehouse £29m this week, the real target was the use of high pressure sales techniques in insurance.
Many of us have either experienced fraud, seen friends who have fallen victim to it or witnessed the direct results in our workplaces. Shaun Smith, Iovation sales executive, explains why it's no surprise that one of the fastest growing fraud types in the…
After 30 interviews involving rising insurance stars from up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2019 Claims Apprentice.
Charles Taylor saw a statutory pre-tax loss of £3.3m last year even as the group saw a strong underlying performance.
Non-recent child abuse survivors say they have faced ‘absolutely malevolent’ litigation strategies from insurer lawyers when attempting to put in claims.
Carphone Warehouse has been fined £29m by the Financial Conduct Authority for mis-selling mobile phone insurance.
With the outcome of Brexit still unclear and a possible European Union exit on 29 March looming, some insurer bosses have cautioned that we could see rising claims inflation this year.
Chubb is reportedly the lead insurer for Ethiopian Airlines, the airline which saw a tragic plane crash yesterday in which 157 people died.
Sedgwick has acquired entertainment insurance loss adjuster Adams Media Loss Adjusting.
Enterprise could pay out £101.4m more in UK claims than its administrators had predicted, largely owing to the Ogden rate hit on its motor book.
Claims management companies will see registration fees increase by 400% when they come under the regulation of the Financial Conduct Authority next month, prompting fears that smaller firms will move into unregulated areas.
Company directors could face legal action if they fail to prepare adequately for a no-deal Brexit, with limitations to directors and officers cover meaning they could find themselves personally liable.
Aviva’s UK business is anticipating pricing increases in 2019 as a result of non-weather claims inflation.
Britain is in danger of replicating the painkiller epidemic that has ravaged the US. Dorothy Flower, partner, and Emma Kislingbury, associate at RPC, explore how this might impact pharmaceutical companies, medical practitioners, healthcare providers, and…
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
Insurance has struggled to attract talent in recent years, finding itself competing with ‘sexier’ industries
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
Sedgwick has acquired independent loss adjuster Insight Adjusters.