Insurers may be forced to implement their no-deal contingency plans due to political uncertainty arising from yesterday’s Commons vote.
Legislation introduced in the wake of 2011 riots aims to simplify claims handling
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
Insurers face 'significant' travel claims as Gatwick drones event declared extraordinary circumstance by CAA
Passengers whose flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of the disruption at Gatwick Airport may not be eligible for compensation by airlines so travel insurance claims are expected.
The government has outlined plans that will see it commit to reforms over the coming years, following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.
The Association of British Insurers has criticised the European Commission for failing to make contingency plans that would allow UK insurers to fulfil contracts with EU policyholders in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
The Competition and Markets Authority has ‘uncovered a range of problems’ around the loyalty penalty and made several recommendations for change in its damning response to a super complaint on pricing practices, but some feel that insurers are catching…
The government has launched a call for evidence ahead of a review of the current discount rate.
The third quarter of 2018 saw a 350% surge in subsidence claims – the highest since records began 25 years ago – figures from the Association of British Insurers reveal today.
As regulations for the combustible cladding ban for new and high-rise buildings progress in government, insurers say that they do not go far enough.
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…
Exclusive: Businesses that stockpile goods in preparation for potential Brexit-related disruptions are leaving themselves at risk of being underinsured, brokers have warned.
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
At long last, the Civil Liability Bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle this week, opening the way for a much-awaited review of the personal injury discount rate.
Insurers have cast doubt over the viability of government proposals to reduce insurance premiums for motorists who have signed up to a cyclist awareness course.
The Civil Liability Bill has been sent for Royal Assent after final amendments were approved by the House of Lords yesterday.
Parliament expects the insurance industry to deliver on pledges to pass on discount rate reform savings and will be monitoring its progress, Lord Keen of Elie told a conference.
Motor insurers have paid £23m to motorists every day of the year so far, Association of British Insurers’ research has found.
Insurers are calling for greater clarity over a Brexit deal on financial services that could see a loss of passporting.
The fallout of the suspected attempted chemical murder in Salisbury has exposed the intricacies of business interruption policies
A consultation on pushing back IFRS 17 is expected, after the International Accounting Standards Board voted to postpone the implementation of the global accounting standards to 2022.
A wide-ranging consultation has been launched into the legal reforms surrounding driverless cars.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
The spotlight has been on Arron Banks this week but we've also seen some major business acquisitions.