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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.
The Association of British Insurers remains “fully supportive” of the Gibraltarian insurance market and “the choice that it gives UK customers,” ABI director general Huw Evans has said.
With almost 3000 dams supplying drinking water to towns and cities they are a common feature in the UK countryside. However, when heavy rain in August threatened the integrity of the emergency spillway at Toddbrook Reservoir an emergency evacuation of…
Three Peaks Challenge, cycling to Amsterdam and helping communities
Exclusive: The Ministry of Justice has defended itself over a "loophole" in whiplash legislation that lawyers and trade bodies argue could leave the majority of children injured in road traffic accidents without access to compensation or representation.
Fire Protection Association calls for a quick ban on combustible cladding in all high risk residencies
The government must work quickly to make changes to building regulations and ban combustible cladding in all high risk residencies, the Fire Protection Association has urged.
With an early general election on the cards, the industry has raised concerns over the planned implementation of whiplash reforms in April.
As people are increasingly switching to electric vehicles, are insurers taking the opportunity to explore this market?
After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
The withdrawal deal between the UK and EU does not provide certainty for the insurance industry, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has warned.
Claims management companies have received 20% of all fines for nuisance calls, messages and emails handed out by the Information Commissioner’s Office since 2010, according to figures from the SMS Works.
The Association of British Insurers and Ecclesiastical are among four organisations granted core participant status in an investigation into accountability and reparations in non-recent child sexual abuse cases.
Whiplash reforms should be delayed as rushing through a "minimum viable product" will create unacceptable challenges for claimants, lawyers have warned the government.
Insurers have welcomed the government’s commitment to improving building safety standards.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
UK motorists are unaware of the legal requirements to drive in the European Union if we leave Europe without a deal, warn insurers and brokers.