Michael Sicsic, former head of supervision for general insurance protection at the Financial Conduct Authority, has joined start-up Spixii as an adviser to its directors.
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.
Complaints about payment protection insurance increased 34% in the first half of 2019 in the run-up to 29 August deadline for refunds, according to figures released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Financial Conduct Authority has laid out actions it plans to take around climate change, including requiring listed firms to make climate-related disclosures.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning about scammers using an authorised firm’s name to trick consumers via a website.
European firms passporting into the UK need to notify the Financial Conduct Authority that they wish to enter the temporary permissions regime by 30 October in order to ensure they are able to continue operating in the event of no-deal Brexit, the…
An outright ban on dual pricing could be “catastrophic” for the industry, analysts warned, pushing smaller players out of the market, limiting competition and raising premiums across the board.
Studies are now estimating it takes a smoker on average 30 attempts to quit smoking.
The Financial Conduct Authority will not engage with the industry in “an extended dialogue for many months” to find alternative remedies to dual pricing, the regulator has warned.
In this month’s issue Post published the annual top 100 Insurers, a list of the UK's biggest insurers ranked by non-life gross premium written in 2018, in association with AM Best.
The Financial Conduct Authority has outlined a raft of potential interventions as it revealed six million policyholders are hit with a loyalty penalty.
Analysis: How well have insurers and brokers adapted to providing access to insurance for people with disabilities?
With the introduction of the Equality Act, it became illegal for insurers to price disabled customers’ premiums on any factors that do not directly impact on the risk
It’s been a topsy-turvy month in Parliament and this week a bill was passed by MPs aiming to block a no-deal exit from the European Union. But as the UK continues to face uncertainties over Brexit, across the pond this month we saw scenes of destruction…
The publication of the hotly-anticipated interim report on the Financial Conduct Authority’s market study of general insurance pricing practices that was expected this summer has been delayed until October.
The Financial Conduct Authority has alerted consumers to two unauthorised insurance firms offering car insurance in the UK.
The industry faces heavy scrutiny from regulators and the government over pricing practices and personal injury reform, all while reeling from the prospect of a looming Brexit. Huw Evans, Association of British Insurers director general, spoke to Jen…
The Financial Conduct Authority is working to limit charges for claims management companies’ services, but will new regulation actually be a double-edged sword for consumers?
Claims management companies must raise their advertising standards to ensure they do not mislead customers, the Financial Conduct Authority has said.
Creating and retaining loyal customers is a goldmine for businesses. Customers who champion and support a particular brand not only continually strengthen their own relationship but also act as an advocate to other consumers.
With 50 years of drink driving campaigns drunk driving is shunned by society, but with technology taking over our lives it might be time for a distracted driving campaign to make using hands-free mobile devices on the move as frowned upon.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations has called on the government to match the Financial Conduct Authority in its approach to all types of vulnerable road user.
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over two brokers operating without a license via Instagram.
Half of general insurance firms have not accessed official guidance on Brexit preparations, a survey found.