As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Insurers have pledged to help with the restoration of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which went up in flames on Monday evening.
Axa has revealed it provided civil-liability coverage for two contracting firms that were working on an on-going restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral, prior to the fire that demolished the building on Monday evening.
Our cover interview for April features Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich which was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers' chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year.
Eric Malterre joins Sedgwick’s international division as chief client officer.
Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year
Supreme Court has ruled against Axa in a landmark dispute between a property damage insurer and a motor insurer over £2m fire claim.
Axa dominates nearly a quarter of motor premium in Northern Ireland, but its hold is slipping owing to new market entrants, unofficial figures show.
Escape of water claims continue to exercise property claims managers. According to the most recent estimates from Association of British Insurers, domestic escape of water claims cost insurers £483m. With this in mind, Post, in conjunction with Acumen,…
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
A move towards autonomous vehicles could lower premiums for drivers of non-autonomous cars, but insurers remain split over the issue.
Swiss Re has confirmed it is a co-insurer of both Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines.
The government will launch an operational review into Insurance Premium Tax in the coming months.
Axa is putting 106 jobs at risk with the creation of two small and medium enterprise trading centres in Bolton and Ipswich.
Axa has restructured the responsibility portfolios of its management committee, following the arrival of Shali Vasudeva as chief operating officer in January.
Smashing targets for Shelter, resourcing research and taming the tides
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
Jonathan Swift reflects on whether Direct Line's new "understated" and "inquisitive" CEO Penny James might be the right person at the right time, given the on-going pricing review.
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
Insurers should ensure that premiums are a fair reflection of risk, a conference heard.
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, motorists will have to carry green cards in the EU. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg
Axa UK and Ireland saw a combined operating ratio of 98.4% for its property and casualty business, an improvement on the 99.1% in the previous year.