Insurance Covid-Cast episode 11: Loss adjusting during lockdown - and what the sector might look like post-pandemic
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we brought together a group of senior loss adjusters and experts to discuss how their employers have adapted…
Kicking off the Post Claims Club Live digital event today we have a podcast recording featuring experts and industry professionals analysing the impact of Covid-19 on claims operations.
McLarens has appointed Neil Baldwin as executive director at its UK and Ireland business, replacing Nigel Clarke.
Analysis: How loss adjusters are responding to the coronavirus - remote inspections, Covid-19 technical teams and prioritising the vulnerable
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of loss adjusters to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client exposure to Covid 19, whilst keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible.
An aircraft can land smoothly in fog at 160 knots directly on the centreline and not run off a runway, but there are still slow speed collisions on the ground explains John Bayley, regional director for Europe and Russia at McLarens Aviation.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
In a world dominated by smart technology, old-fashioned timepieces are bucking the trend with high demand. Alex Wakefield, executive adjuster at McLarens Private Clients, explains that brokers and loss adjusters need to keep aware of market appreciation…
McLarens has appointed Mark Simmons to head up UK construction and engineering team, replacing Peter Scott who moves into the new role of construction and engineering technical lead.
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…
Sedgwick loss adjusters arrived on Great Abaco Island in the wake of Hurricane Dorian aboard a Black Hawk helicopter on 6 September.
Extreme weather, heat stress and accidental fire are all issues that are likely to become more prominent for farmers as our climate changes argues Steve Smout head of agriculture at loss adjuster McLarens.
In just over a fortnight I will be leaving the world of insurance, after 42 months in the job and almost twelve hundred bylines under my belt. Here’s what I’ve learned.
Newly appointed managing director for UK & Ireland Steven Wallace discusses expansion plans, consolidation within the market and Brexit
In 2018 insurers dealt with 228,000 escape of water claims, at a cost of £617m – an increase from £529m paid out five years ago, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers. With the rising cost of claims, can technology help reduce…
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
McLarens has announced six management appointments within its UK and Ireland business.
Just when they think they’re out, insurance pulls them back in. This week, two big names from the recent past, Stephen Catlin and Steve McGill, returned to the fold.
McLarens has appointed David Pigot to the newly created role of director of London Markets and global head of specialty.
Steven Wallace has been appointed managing director for UK & Ireland, replacing Graham Smart who will take on the role of chief commercial officer for the wider group.
Trehane Oliver will succeed Nigel Minett as managing director of McLarens Aviation.
The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
McLarens' largest private equity backer has sold its stake in the company.
Aviation claims costs are rising, fuelled by expensive technology repairs, explains John Bayley, regional director for Europe and Russia at McLarens Aviation.