Brokerbility chair Ashwin Mistry has called for the market to band together to cut distribution costs and bring in mandatory fees for transactions over £50,000.
There might be disagreement as to how large the gap is between the resources committed to combatting commercial fraud when compared to personal lines – underlined by the recent Post/Crif research. But, there is at least some consensus around a lack of…
When the Chartered Insurance Institute leaves Aldermanbury this month for a new home in the City, it will not be able to bring along many of the artifacts it has in storage. Post spoke to former president Reg Brown about how these could be rehoused in a…
Four men have been sentenced for carrying out a series of ‘crash for cash’ frauds, and then claiming against fraudulent insurance policies.
Overall, top-line growth for the 30 largest European insurers has been steady, reflecting the underlying economic conditions throughout Europe, explain Tim Prince and Yvette Essen, director of analytics and director of research at AM Best
One in 10 brokers plan to leave the industry in the next year, yet almost 90% do not have a succession plan in place.
GRP hub Abbey Bond Lovis has acquired a majority share in Northern Irish broker Digney Grant for an undisclosed sum.
The heatwave that engulfed the UK in July led to a 62% increase in fire claims, according to a loss adjuster firm.
LV general insurance CEO hopes that the impact of the Beast from the East on insurers’ property portfolios will introduce a level of “pricing realism” into the market.
It’s that time of year again. The trains are relatively empty, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Aviva sees growth across every broker segment despite fall out with GRP, Aviva managing director for intermediaries Phil Bayles has confirmed.
Despite weather claims that hit operating profit, Aviva’s UK general insurance arm has reported a combined operating ratio of 94.3% for the first half of 2018, a slight increase on 2017, when it was 93.2%.
Alan Hayes, chief legal officer of Carpenters Group, argues the delayed whiplash reforms will likely bring unintended consequences.
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.
Aviva and GRP’s split rekindles the consolidator commission debate
Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
Aviva has been accused by dashcam app and accident management platform Jolt, who have claimed that the insurer stole its app idea.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
Aviva’s French subsidiary has unveiled its strategy to gain one million policyholders within four years.
One of the highlights of the World Cup so far was watching Portuguese defender Pepe collapse in agony after receiving a pat on the back from Moroccan player Mehdi Benatia. But when you see how much footballers insure their body parts for, it isn’t really…