Insurers have ramped up lobbying attempts to convince the government to slice the rate of Insurance Premium Tax. Post investigates why they may well have good reason to be worried it could be cranked up the other way.
Legislation announced yesterday to protect internet-connected household devices from cyber-attacks sits at the “baseline” of what could be done but is a “step in the right direction,” insurers said.
Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the Daily Mail coverage of insurers reportedly ripping off loyal customers, and asks if beneath the tabloid headlines there lies a home truth the industry needs to act on?
The Conservative Party has pledged to consider a ban on cold calling for personal injury claims if it wins the general election.
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Brexit, the cost of regulation, increased spending on flood defences and uninsured drivers will be the hot topics that the insurance industry wants addressed ahead of this year's political party conferences.
Association of British Insurers director general Huw Evans has deemed the Conservative government elected today (8 May) as one the insurance industry can work with.
An insurance law firm has warned of a "strong possibility" civil justice reforms will take a back seat under the newly elected Conservative government while it focuses on the proposed 2017 European Union referendum.
Aviva is keeping a close eye on the proposed European Union membership referendum that would take place under a future Conservative government, with group CEO Mark Wilson playing down the insurer's exposure to such a move.
Insurance industry bosses are listed among more than 5000 SME signatories backing the Conservative party ahead of next week’s general election.
With just three weeks until a general election where the only certainty looks set to be the absence of an overall majority, business leaders across the UK are clamouring for a combination of progress and stability.
Go Skippy founder Arron Banks is to become one of the UK Independence Party’s largest donors, switching from a long-held allegiance to the Conservative Party.
Later this month the major political parties will hold their final conferences before the 2015 general election — providing a critical opportunity for the insurance industry to influence policy making and politics before manifestos are locked down.
With the Green Party positioning itself as the ‘real opposition’ to the coalition government, reality TV star ‘White Dee’ Deidre Kelly set to speak at the Conservative Party Conference alongside David Cameron and the furore surrounding the ‘Yes’ vote…
As clichés about getting on in the world go, ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ is about as well-worn as it gets.
Insurers’ share prices plummet following Chancellor’s annuity vow.
Joined-up thinking and a collaborative approach to assisting families and businesses affected by this winter’s floods has been a point of interest.
As chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, MP Anne McIntosh has been at the forefront of the struggle to find a flood risk solution. Despite success on that front looking within reach, she tells Post the hard work is not over…
The downfall of the Financial Services Authority was met with resounding support. However, as its successors take over sceptics ask whether the twin peak model might create more discontent in the industry.
After a lively debate in Parliament last week, the Scrap Metal Dealers Bill has passed its third reading and moved on to the House of Lords.
Chris Grayling, pictured, plans to change the law to ensure householders who "over-react" when confronted by burglars will not face prosecution.
Steve Kingshott, RSA's global director of construction, engineering and renewable energy, has called on the government to step up investment in renewable energy, arguing that it has a "critical role" to play in economic recovery.