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.
The insurance watchdog has opened a consultation into proposals which could see a surge in personal indemnity premiums and force some providers out of the market altogether.
Price comparison website disruptor, Honcho has been granted authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority as it expands into the motor insurance market.
Michèle Bacchus spoke to brokers to find out their thoughts on regulation, their trade body and their opinion of the UK insurance market
Digital household insurance broker Policy Castle is on the hunt for funding as it looks towards partnering with high street brokers and large insurers.
Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
Nick Marson, founder of Parallel Mind, talks to commentators from across the insurance market to garner their views of how the insurance market can respond with one collective voice to meet the challenge of restoring public trust
This week we unveiled the long-awaited shortlist for the British Insurance Awards.
The financial watchdog has vowed to tackle the problem of dual pricing in the coming year.
There is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
The largest of the British Channel Islands, Jersey is located 100 miles from the south of England and 14 miles off the French coast. Covering 45 square miles, the island offers one of the world’s major international finance centres. For the island's…
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned it will take action against general insurers who fail to implement rules introduced to encourage shopping around at renewal time.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a review into whether Aviva broke market abuse regulations following plans to cancel its high yielding preference shares.
The regulatory landscape is constantly evolving, With this in mind, Post asked a number of senior insurance figures about some of the most pertinent changes that are afoot from GDPR to the IDD, and how they would like the situation to develop in a post…
What next after the UK ruled out maintaining passporting within the European Union?
City Minister John Glen is confident the new UK framework for insurance linked securities will help the market grow.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
Industry veteran Andy Homer talks to Ryan Hewlett about life after Towergate, the insurtech world and why Brexit represents an open door for the canny Angel investor.
John Radford, 53-year-old businessman and saviour of Mansfield Town Football Club, was fined £468,600 for a “lack of competence” in his handling of client money.
Bailey named as chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme
The number of reported data hacking attacks against financial services companies has quadrupled in the last year, according to figures from the Financial Conduct Authority.