Claims firm Sedgwick could be snapped up by private equity group Carlyle for $6bn, it was reported.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s consultation into claims management companies has a gaping hole, warns Kurt Rowe, associate at Weightmans, explaining why it matters for insurers.
Exclusive: The losses surrounding the Primark storefront fire in Belfast could be “double or triple” the initial estimates of £30m, sources involved in the claim said.
As cyber risk is climbing the concern ladder, Yogesh Virji, head of cyber - UK at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains how the materialisation of this threat can affect various lines of insurance.
Insurers have welcomed rules aimed at limiting claims management companies from calling vast swathes of the population.
Farming is the most lethal of all industries. The sector and its main insurer are trying to change rules and mentalities to make it safer
The controversy over the proposed Civil Liability Bill has centred on whether the changes represent a good deal for consumers or for the insurers.
A government amendment to planned personal injury reforms could see insurers have to prove to the regulator that they are passing on savings to customers.
Exclusive: Having seen rapid growth, Acturis-owned insurance software provider Ice Insuretech expects to continue growing over the coming year.
Insurers have welcomed the progression of hotly anticipated personal injury reforms through Parliament, however yesterday’s events in Westminster have whipped up fresh disapproval from the legal sector.
There might be disagreement as to how large the gap is between the resources committed to combatting commercial fraud when compared to personal lines – underlined by the recent Post/Crif research. But, there is at least some consensus around a lack of…
Closing the gap between the commercial and personal lines insurance sectors in the battle against fraud is a growing priority. Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at what can be done now and where might the future priorities lie.
Vocal opposition to the Civil Liability Bill is ramping up as MPs prepare to debate it in its second reading.
Exclusive: Access to Justice has unleashed a barrage of criticism over a survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers, claiming it is “worthless propaganda”.
Ecclesiastical claims director David Bonehill was awarded the Achievement Award at the eighth Post Claims Awards. As technology is transforming claims, he predicts tech giants will enter the market, probably in the motor or home arena.
We have all experienced that heart-stopping moment when our phone rings and our eyes are greeted with the dreaded: "No caller ID."
Three time Home Counties boxing champion Conroy Downer has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 in legal costs to Axa after he made a dishonest insurance claim.
Two-thirds of people feel “positive” about the proposed changes to personal injury compensation, a Consumer Intelligence survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers shows.
An insurance worker has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for defrauding three different companies in the insurance industry worth £129,000.
The Association of British Insurers has issued a warning after scammers from a claims management company posed as the body in cold calls to members of the public.
The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…
Musical instruments require insurance cover that's in tune with their tumultuous lives.
For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…
Claimant lawyers have slammed the financial watchdog’s proposal to regulate claims management companies, arguing it unfairly penalises practicing firms and that insurers should be made to take a share of the burden too.