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Analysis: Protecting pets

Over the past decade, the UK’s pet insurance market has seen substantial growth with 7.7 million pet insurance customers in the country. But amid so much uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, what reassurances are insurers providing to customers who…

Blog: Product recalls - what will happen post-Brexit?

Product quality is essential to business survival, and yet these days, it seems recalls are rarely out of the media. Mistakes happen and processes fail, but it’s often with disastrous consequences to the business and the brand. Andrew Robinson, head of…

This week: A whole new world

I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.

Blog: 2020 – a year of tipping points

2020 could prove to be a year of significant risk tipping points for insurers, many of them driven by fast-paced political and cultural change says Simon Laird, global head of insurance at RPC.

Analysis: Review of the Year 2019

It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…

Blog: Fires and cars - spontaneous combustion is 'use'

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…

Blog: The claims challenge for intelligent cars

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.

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