Aston Lark and Aviva were the big winners at the 2021 British Insurance Awards on a night when Covéa was crowned General Insurer of the Year.
Post investigates the rise of 'iceberg homes' and how they have pushed up claims costs after July's London floods.
Floods caused by torrential rain across western and central Europe in July are likely to become the continent’s costliest weather event, raising the question of how prepared at-risk communities and insurers are to deal with the onset of climate change.
Loss adjusters have identified high-value claims after flash floods in London affected commercial and residential buildings, in particular properties with extensive basements.
Insurtech investment up 89% in Q2; Flock completes series A raise; McLarens takes team from Crawford; Zurich arm expands into UK
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Non-fungible tokens have soared in value and popularity but insurance protection for the digital assets remains up in the air.
Lisa Bartlett, Crawford president, UK & Ireland, calls for the insurance sector to encourage LGBTQ+ allyship.
The travel traffic light system has provided a glimmer of light for the travel industry. Victoria Edwards, partner and head of travel and casualty at Crawford Legal Services, looks at whether it is enough to reboot the sector and how travel insurance…
Crawford has made Michelle Jarrard non-executive chair of the board, replacing Charles Ogburn who remains on the board and will chair the compensation committee.
Crawford has promoted Emma Parr to chief client officer for the UK and Ireland.
On 23 March 2020 – as Covid-19 infection rates soared – Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home”, triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on, Post spoke to a host of insurance workers – the home schooling parent, the mental health…
At the beginning of February, national headlines warned of a ‘Beast from the East Two’ as snowy blizzards, heavy rain and gale-force winds were forecast to batter large parts of the country. But a repeat of the hefty claims dent left by its 2018 namesake…
Briefing: BI claims portals a savvy loss adjuster initiative – but policyholders feel they are stuck ironing out kinks
Loss adjusters have created portals to deal with a deluge of business interruption claims, but some under pressure policyholders are struggling to get to grips with their requirements – can the industry do more to help?
Disputes over furlough deductions from BI claims continue as adjusters and assessors call for clear guidance
Loss adjusters and assessors have called on the government and regulators to publish clear guidance on how government support received by businesses is to be treated in respect of lockdown-related interruption claims.
Many business interruption policyholders may only be able to claim for losses suffered during last year’s first coronavirus lockdown, with cover for subsequent losses depending on factors such as the wordings of their policies and their renewal date.
The number of notifications of business interruption claims posted on Acturis’ system increased by a multiple of 500 in the week after the Supreme Court ruling, Post can reveal.
Storm Christoph is not expected to prove as costly as other recent winter storms, with PWC predicting insured losses could hit £120m, but could set the stage for more severe flooding as soon as next month.
The number of business interruption claims being submitted after the Supreme Court judgment has increased significantly with more anticipated over the coming weeks, loss adjusting firms have told Post.
Claims management insurtech Rightindem has appointed Kieran Rigby, formerly global president of Crawford Claims Solutions, as its chairman.
Starting a new role in Morrison Insurance Solution's broking team in February 2020, Holly Carriban had to find her feet as the coronavirus pandemic turned working life on its head.
Late 2020’s storm Bella has driven a “significant” number of claims, loss adjusters told Post, though damage was not witnessed on the scale of storms Ciara and Dennis.
Welcome to episode nine of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Charles Taylor has appointed Bobby Gracey, the chairman of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters’ anti-fraud committee, as global head of fraud.