Some claims on wedding insurance policies sold by managing general agent UK General that were initially rejected are now being paid with policyholders also receiving compensation, Post has learned.
The businesses behind Weddingplan and Debenhams wedding insurance are “considering” the impact of the Supreme Court judgment and what it means for policyholders who did not get lockdown payouts for cancelled weddings, Post has learned.
Events were cancelled across the board this year due to Covid-19 but none could be much more emotive than the thousands of weddings that couldn’t go ahead. Post investigates how the insurance market responded.
Exclusive: Insurtech Buzzvault has closed its managing general agent business, Insurance Post can reveal.
Exclusive: UK General Insurance is in “advanced” sale “negotiations”, Post can reveal, with market sources tipping Primary Group as poised to buy the firm back.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich discussed the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
UK General made an operating loss of £714,879 for the year ending 31 March 2017, compared to a profit of £8.7m in the previous year.
Zurich has confirmed it is interested in taking on the underwriting for Sydney headquartered travel subsidiary Cover-More's more than two million customers.
Insurers may only end up paying for reinstatement costs that the insured has in fact incurred, the Court of Appeal has found.
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Munich Re is looking to speed up the sale of its Australia and New Zealand specialist insurer Great Lakes Australia.
UK General has signed a three-year capacity agreement with Munich Re subsidiary Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK), which replaces Ageas as UK General's major capacity provider.
We focus on the insurers that made the top 20 in the 2015 listing.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
A detailed look at the top 20 UK insurance firms according to AM Best's Top 100 UK Insurers Table, including board members, broker agencies, staff and UK reserves. For full table and map of regional offices see bottom of page.
Australia's largest broker network Steadfast is buying Australian managing general agent the Calliden Group for A$105m (£59.1m).
A focus to the top 20 UK insurers
A detailed look at the top 20 UK insurance firms, including board members, broker agencies and UK reserves.
The Olympic Games are now well underway, with top athletes and millions of tourists now in the UK. But are businesses able to reap the benefits? Or are the problems associated with such an influx unbeatable?
Munich Re has had its financial strength rating affirmed of A+ (Superior) and issuer credit ratings of “aa-” along with its subsidiaries.
Barbon-owned wholesale property broker Keelan Westall is planning to launch an online trading platform in a bid to make transactions with its partners more efficient.