Direct Line Group saw operating profit slide in the first half of 2018, as it was hit by weather-related claims.
Hiscox saw pre-tax profit climb 27% to $164m (£125m) in the first half of 2018, with the insurer’s retail arm contributing more than half of that figure.
Alan Hayes, chief legal officer of Carpenters Group, argues the delayed whiplash reforms will likely bring unintended consequences.
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After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
Bermuda-based Lancashire saw profits slip 15% and gross written premiums dive 4.3% in the second quarter of 2018.
Ryan Field is a loss assessor and found being thrown into a surge situation challenging but good experience
Whiplash reforms should be delayed still further if testing proves the system is inaccessible for people unable to access the internet, MPs have warned.
Insurers are going to focus more on offering an end-to-end service to brokers, predicts LV Broker's managing director Mike Crane, explaining how both professions can adapt to new technology and customer expectations.
UK motor insurers have voted that the Motor Insurers' Bureau is to handle and pay the claims from victims involved in a terrorist event where a vehicle is used as part of a terror attack.
The French compensation fund has so far paid out more than €75m (£67m) to over 2600 victims and relatives of casualties of the November 2015 Paris terror attacks.
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
One of the most recognisable figures in the fight against insurance fraud Richard Davies sadly passed away this morning.
A French court has rejected the claim filed against the French state by people who were injured or whose relatives died in the Paris attacks in November 2015.
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
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Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
A parliamentary committee has called on the government to take urgent action in the wake of the Grenfell fire, including extending a proposed ban on combustible cladding and tackling conflicts of interest within the construction industry.
The September renewal period for the education sector is fast approaching, providing brokers with an opportunity to explore cover options for new and emerging risks, explains Faith Kitchen, education director for Ecclesiastical.
Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.
Hotly anticipated personal injury reforms have been delayed a year, the government has confirmed.
Allowing learner drivers on motorways could increase road safety and reduce motor premiums, writes Alan Inskip, CEO of Tempcover.