The legal definition of when a car is in use and how it affects an insurance claim has long been contentious. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, takes a look at the latest ruling and its likely impact on the insurance…
Rick Preston, head of the intelligence team at insurance fraud law firm, Horwich Farrelly, looks at the claims challenges the sector could face as the next generation of ‘intelligent cars’ hit the road.
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
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
With the nature of cyber attacks constantly changing Madeleine Shanks, associate partner at Clyde & Co, explains that dialogue between customers and their insurers has never been more important to ensure that cover is proportionate.
Insurers have issued a warning over the increasing toll that European Union regulation is having on employees.
How do passengers 'use' motor vehicles? Ozlem Gurses, reader in insurance and commercial Law at King’s College London and British Insurance Law Association committee member, explains how the law sees this question when it comes to insurance.
With Brexit looming, manufacturers are facing the logistics of getting products to countries in the European Economic area and back. Natasha Catchpole, practice leader for crisis management and product recall at CFC Underwriting, explains how brokers can…
Insurers may be forced to implement their no-deal contingency plans due to political uncertainty arising from yesterday’s Commons vote.
The Association of British Insurers has criticised the European Commission for failing to make contingency plans that would allow UK insurers to fulfil contracts with EU policyholders in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
How can insurers help customers facing Brexit uncertainly when they themselves face taking a blind bet on whether the UK will face a hard or soft deal when leaving the European Union? David Worsfold investigates.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
Insurers have warned of an extra layer of bureaucracy for drivers in the form of ‘green card’ permissions to drive in Europe, if a no deal Brexit occurs.
The Insurance Distribution Directive brings transparency but also unintended consequences for customers, writes Peter Thompson, group director of insurance distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
A regulatory deal is urgently needed to address Brexit contract issues for the insurance sector, the Association of British Insurers has said.
As climate change becomes tangible, insurers are feeling the heat. Their understanding of the risks could inform not just their underwriting but also their investment strategies.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has written to the Prime Minister raising concerns over the government’s planned equivalence regime for brokers post-Brexit.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Overall, top-line growth for the 30 largest European insurers has been steady, reflecting the underlying economic conditions throughout Europe, explain Tim Prince and Yvette Essen, director of analytics and director of research at AM Best
After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
Cycle insurers have mixed feelings about the European proposal to mandate insurance for electric bikes.
Former chairman of Lloyd’s John Nelson has called for a second referendum on Brexit, urging UK business to galvanise the public to understand “the true realities” of what the UK is facing.
Professional qualifications play an essential role in building industry trust and recognition on the global stage, says Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, however, the UK’s Brexit vote could put this into…
Protectionism is posing challenges to the insurance market, but also creating some opportunities, especially for trade credit cover.