Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
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
The Financial Conduct Authority has said that it is planning for a no deal Brexit and is hoping for a transition deal through late 2020.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.
The Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on proposals to introduce a new directory - a public register for checking the details of key individuals working in financial services.
As Britain is basking in glorious summer, the sun is also shining on the motor insurance market.
The Financial Conduct Authority has revealed that it is continuing to prepare for a range of post-Brexit scenarios, including a no deal scenario which would see the UK leave the EU on 29 May 2019 with no agreement or transitional arrangement in place.
The City watchdog will create a service to direct people with cancer and other pre-existing medical conditions to affordable travel insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over a clone broker.
Axa will sell its health broker, Health Insurance Group, to the private equity owners of Ardonagh.
As a proportion of revenue, smaller insurance intermediary firms are still paying out far more for professional indemnity insurance than the largest firms, the Financial Conduct Authority’s latest data bulletin shows.
The average revenue earned by insurance intermediaries increased in 2017, according to figures from the Financial Conduct Authority.
Analysis: Has the industry learned its lesson after the collapse of a third unrated insurer in two years?
After three months of solvent run-off, Danish insurer Alpha finally fell over last month. Its collapse sent shockwaves through the market and prompted black cab drivers to besiege the offices of their London broker.
Almost 1.7m individuals have viewed the FCA’s PPI website since it debuted its Arnold Schwarzenegger-fronted advertising campaign.
I wear many hats. As a single working mum, I have to deal with financing and running a household, managing a team of staff and producing a high-quality publication, and raising a rounded young man who I hope will take on the world in the future.
Scor has become the first reinsurer to use the new UK ILS regime to issue a catastrophe bond.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
The possibility of physical and mental collapse is now very real. No sympathy for the Devil. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
The government’s proposed whiplash reform could lead to significant access to justice concerns, according to a Parliamentary committee report.
The Insurance Distribution Directive gives insurers a platform to engage with customers and to do so with transparency, writes Chris Wallace, executive director of Europe at QBE.
The Financial Conduct Authority advised that oversight of how brokers handle client money is a continual focus at a seminar exploring ‘Customers – at the heart of our business’.
The City watchdog will report on its investigation into dual pricing in the autumn, a conference heard.
For so long seen a laggard in terms of embracing the potential of digital, travel insurance is changing. Rachel Gordon reflects on some of the latest developments that might halt to the downward trajectory in premiums that has been a reality since 2014.
Industry bodies for brokers and insurers have agreed guidelines to halt the controversial practice of dual pricing.