The government has pledged £62m flood defence investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England.
With slips and trips among the most frequent insurance claims, temptation is high for some brokers to focus on claims defensibility training to improve after-the-event performance. As part of Post's new Risk Management Hub, Douglas Barnett, director of…
From Bolton to Palace; Gretna to Argyle - when insurance personalities invest time and money in football
As former Sabre CEO Keith Morris backs the Bolton Wanderers FC buyout, Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at other insurance individuals who have been closely involved in football over the last two decades.
It’s been a topsy-turvy month in Parliament and this week a bill was passed by MPs aiming to block a no-deal exit from the European Union. But as the UK continues to face uncertainties over Brexit, across the pond this month we saw scenes of destruction…
Gross written premium reported by the 30 largest European insurers in 2018 was 4.4% higher than the aggregated figure for the previous year but those writing significant business outside of the eurozone have seen foreign exchange rate movements having an…
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
The industry saw 1300 insurance scams every day last year at an average cost of £12,000 each, according to numbers released by the Association of British Insurers.
There seems to be a significant number of drivers for change in the SME market, which begs the question how the relationship between brokers and these clients will change. Edward Murray looks at the opportunities available for intermediaries to remain as…
With 50 years of drink driving campaigns drunk driving is shunned by society, but with technology taking over our lives it might be time for a distracted driving campaign to make using hands-free mobile devices on the move as frowned upon.
After jobs at a bank, an auction house and a caterer, Thomas Hardinge had his eyes opened to the insurance industry during a work experience placement at the London Market Group in 2016.
Insurtech Trov has today unveiled a white-label insurtech platform in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group.
Insurers confirmed they have boots on the ground at Whaley Bridge, after 1000 people from areas surrounding a nearby reservoir were evacuated.
Government income from insurance premium tax hit a record high of £6.3bn in 2018/19, up 7% from £5.8bn collected the previous year, according to an accountancy firm.
Government changes to personal injury calculations are set to add to motor insurance costs going forward, insurers have warned.
In 2018 insurers dealt with 228,000 escape of water claims, at a cost of £617m – an increase from £529m paid out five years ago, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers. With the rising cost of claims, can technology help reduce…
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
BLM has won a fundamental dishonesty case against a fraudster who claimed for whiplash from an accident where she was not in the vehicle.
Axa XL has appointed Paul-Henri Rastoul as chief underwriting officer of its EU-registered vehicle, XL Insurance Company SE.
Insurers that have been pricing and reserving using a discount rate of between 0 to 1% may face a short term financial hit, analysts have warned.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
David Baker, Direct Line Group director of group compliance, is joining Axa UK & Ireland as chief risk officer.
Payouts on household flood claims could rise above the cost of damage in order to enable claimants to make their homes more resilient to future incidents, under proposals outlined by Flood Re.