After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
The Association of British Insurers and Ecclesiastical are among four organisations granted core participant status in an investigation into accountability and reparations in non-recent child sexual abuse cases.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
The former CEO of Swiss Re UK’s holding company, Tim Carroll will become chair of Ecclesiastical parent company Allchurches Trust at the end of the year.
Three quarters of brokers do not believe that the Insurance Distribution Directive has helped drive trust in the industry, a survey has revealed.
Insurers have welcomed the “thoroughness” of a report published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and have committed to working with it on its recommendations.
Child abuse inquiry slams ‘hostile, baffling, frustrating and futile’ claims process as it pushes for insurer action
Setting up a register of public liability policies, revising damages and ensuring there is a claims code of practice are among a number of recommendations the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has made in a report published today.
Ecclesiastical UK general insurance managing director John Blundell will retire from the role next year.
We talk a lot about reputation. Earlier this year, Post held its inaugural reputation event, which was attended by key industry stakeholders.
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…
It was around Spring when office chat turned to the trend of insurers bolstering full year accounts through claims reserve releases.
Ecclesiastical claims handlers suggested a child abuse survivor could be “bought off” for a modest sum, according to a leaked cache of emails obtained by Post.
Ecclesiastical was forced to admit the advice it gave to the Church of England related to a child abuse claim could have been handled better.
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.
Festival of Football, charity communities and clean air commitments
Exclusive: Insurers and insurance lawyers have reacted positively to the Association of British Insurers’ calls for a review into limitation law in child sexual abuse claims cases.
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers believes that there is a need to review limitation law surrounding cases of child sexual abuse and has pledged to engage with the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, survivors and lawyers.
Ecclesiastical has warned of a surge in large-scale metal thefts from churches, following a major £225,000 theft from a church in Hertfordshire.
Who won what at last night's Post Claims Awards?
Eccslesiastical has appointed Denise Cockrem as group chief financial officer.
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
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