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The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
The Financial Conduct Authority and seven out of the eight insurers involved in the regulator’s business interruption test case have filed applications to ‘leapfrog’ an appeal of the High Court judgment handed down earlier this month to the Supreme Court.
John Glen MP, economic secretary to HM Treasury, has rebuked insurers deducting government grants from business interruption claims payments and warned of further action.
The Financial Conduct Authority has estimated it will cost the insurance sector £1.06bn over 10 years to comply with its package of measures designed to tackle dual pricing in the general insurance market.
Next year’s dual pricing ban will force price comparison websites to adapt if they are to stay relevant, experts have warned.
Charles Randell, chair of the Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Google and other social media and technology firms over the continuing proliferation of scams.
Last week the High Court found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority on key issues in the business interruption test case. Post seeks to find out how the market feels about this.
Insurers that do not pay claims swiftly and choose to appeal following the judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business insurance test case could end up paying out more under the Enterprise Act, lawyers have cautioned.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed banning retail motor and home insurance dual pricing in a package of measures designed to enhance competition, give fair value to customers and increase trust.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
It is important not to lose sight of what is at stake for the policyholders after the landmark ruling in the business interruption insurance test case this week.
Mishcon de Reya is encouraging dental businesses to join its action group against QBE following the High Court verdict in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.
QBE has predicted that it faces a $70m (£54.3m) hit net of reinsurance for business interruption claims in the UK after the court ruling yesterday on the BI test case.
Zurich policies under scrutiny in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case are not expected to pay out, the insurer has confirmed in an update.
Insurers have been urged to consider the “reputational damage they may suffer” before appealing the Financial Conduct Authority's business interruption test case judgment.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court ruling today in the business interruption test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law…
Insurer Ecclesiastical has confirmed its business interruption policies are not expected to pay out following a judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
RSA has revealed the additional financial impact of the Financial Conduct Authority test case judgment is £104m, or £85m net of reinsurance.
Hiscox expects to pay ‘less than £100m’ net of reinsurance towards business interruption claims, the insurer said in an update following a court judgment.
The High Court has ruled that the majority of businesses that held business interruption insurance and were forced to close could be entitled to be compensated by the insurers involved in the test case, subject to appeal.
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused devastating losses for many businesses, with SMEs in the retail and hospitality sector being particularly hard hit. The extent to which these losses fall to be covered by business interruption insurance policies is the…
On 15 September the judges in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case will hand down their judgment. But this will not mark the end of the struggle between insurers and customers.
After relaxing the national lockdown, the government imposed local restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Post investigates what implications these local lockdowns have for insurance.