After 30 interviews involving rising insurance stars from up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2019 Claims Apprentice.
In 2018, household names such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels and Facebook faced the potentially devastating consequences of large-scale data breaches. However, the threat may be bigger for SME’s, as smaller businesses lack the same resources to…
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this…
Lawyers have welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court in favour of a law firm, after a claimant argued he had lost out on his chance for more compensation due to his solicitor’s negligence.
After short-listing 30 talented candidates for interview, we can finally reveal the six successful claims professionals that have been selected for the first series of Claims Apprentice.
Insurers face 'significant' travel claims as Gatwick drones event declared extraordinary circumstance by CAA
Passengers whose flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of the disruption at Gatwick Airport may not be eligible for compensation by airlines so travel insurance claims are expected.
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation
In an era of Instagram brows and duck lip selfies, the beauty industry is thriving. While most customers visit their hairdresser, nail bar or tanning salon to look smoking hot, others see a beauty treatment as a route to a windfall, via a fraudulent…
The High Court has ruled that metal-on-metal hip implants are not defective, in one of the largest product liability group actions in recent years.
The government will implement its personal injury reforms in April next year, sources have said.
With sexual harassment cases hitting the headlines, how will the insurance industry be affected – both internally and externally?
I'm not sure who was more excited about technology in our house this week, my son discovered that virtual pets in the form of Tamagotchi are making a comeback in the UK this year while I learnt a bar has opened where robots make you cocktails.
Kennedys has secured the first authoritative court guidance on the meaning ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in personal injury claims.
This week, as Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet, the insurance industry underwent its own shake-up.
As the number of harassment claims increases, insurers should consider whether they're best covered under general liability policies or specialist employment policies, recommends Joe McManus, partner at Kennedys.
The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
Kennedys partner Rachel Moore analyses the liability shift autonomous vehicles are operating in motor insurance.
Insurers consider the impact of the proposed U-turn on the Ogden rate
Global law firm Kennedys has launched an incubator platform to build technological innovation within the legal sphere.
Three out of four motorists are concerned that insurers will use data from driverless cars to justify raising premiums.