Go Compare has called for a doubling of the cooling off period for auto-renewals from 14 to 28 days during which time insurers should take “all reasonable steps” to make customers aware their insurance has been auto-renewed.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
Trade credit insurers received a record £271m in claims during the third quarter of 2019, driven by the demise of Thomas Cook, according to the Association of British Insurers
The government has added £2m to a fund to help farmers who suffered "uninsurable" damage during last year’s floods.
Government flood review should focus on improving under-insurance as insurers will resist floodplain extensions
Insurers will support the government's investigation into insufficient insurance cover in the recent Yorkshire floods but will resist any attempts to widen Flood Re to cover recent floodplain developments, the Association of British Insurers has said.
Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List.
The government is set to investigate the extent to which those affected by the recent flooding in Yorkshire did not have sufficient insurance cover.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we feature the Intersectionality Champion, Cura managing director Kathryn Knowles
The market has hailed Andrew Bailey as having run a steady ship at the Financial Conduct Authority and congratulated him as he heads to the Bank of England to replace Mark Carney.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
The Association of British Insurers will not be proceeding with a legal challenge to the “misguided and incorrect” decision to set the Ogden personal injury discount rate at -0.25%, the organisation has confirmed.
The insurance industry has welcomed greater "clarity" moving forwards following the results of General Election 2019, which saw the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson win by a significant majority, but continues to express concerns…
Former Zurich CEO for EMEA and global banking partnerships and Axa UK and Ireland CEO, Amanda Blanc is joining insurtech Trov as a senior adviser.
James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, reveals what the trade body will be focusing on next year and why.
The biggest opportunity for insurers to improve their performance is in relation to customer loyalty, which ranked above price as a decision driver when it comes to picking a provider, according to research by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, keeping safe on the roads, and embracing flexible working
Amanda Blanc will join specialist motor insurer ERS as a non-executive director on 2 January 2020.
Former Zurich and Axa boss Amanda Blanc is to join Aviva as a non-executive director on 2 January, the insurer has confirmed.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
Insurance payouts to people affected by recent floods in Yorkshire and the Midlands are expected to reach £110m, the Association of British Insurers has estimated.
Defendant and claimant lawyers testifying in front of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse yesterday agreed that the current system is not working for victims and survivors, but warned clarity is needed on the consequences of altering…
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
More than 800 houses have been evacuated due to flooding and many of those families won't be back in their home for Christmas. Flood warnings are still in place and there are reports that flood defence equipment is being stolen.
Insurance trade bodies have found themselves at loggerheads over whether part of insurance premium tax should be ring-fenced for flood defences.