Scotland's redress Bill was passed by the Scottish parliament in March and sets out a fresh way for residential care abuse survivors to access compensation. But attempts to involve insurers and encourage organisations to contribute have left it with a…
The Northern Irish Department of Justice intends to push its minus 1.75% personal injury discount rate change through by the end of May.
Updated: Post tracks the 2020 insurer results season including gross written premium and combined operating ratio - detailing the impact of UK business interruption, weather, motor, home, non-business interruption Covid-19 claims, as well as mergers and…
Cécile Fresneau will take the helm of QBE European Operations’ insurance division, overseeing the business in Europe and international markets in addition to the UK, from the start of next month.
Andrew Horton is stepping down as Beazley CEO handing over to Adrian Cox ahead of becoming group CEO of QBE Insurance, the two insurers have confirmed.
In 2021, the conversation around climate change has evolved at pace. As a major contributor to carbon emissions the construction industry has a key role to play in driving down carbon emissions – could the use of timber solutions help achieve this?…
After getting to grips with a new hobby in the nearby River Tees during lockdown, Ben McBean, an assistant claims manager in QBE's special investigations unit, completed a marathon swim in the Lake District last summer.
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
Insurers have responded to draft declarations regarding the Supreme Court’s January business interruption ruling, with the Hiscox Action Group flagging concerns that they may seek to “read down” the judgment.
Experts have reiterated that insurer ratings are unlikely to be hit by the outcome of the Supreme Court’s Covid-19 business interruption claims ruling but noted that there will “meaningful debate” over how much insurers can claim from their reinsurers.
Frustrated policyholders call for insurers to ‘take responsibility’ after Supreme Court rules many are due payouts
Policyholders and their representatives have called for insurers to “take responsibility” and “immediately start paying claims” in the wake of a bittersweet Supreme Court judgment on disputed coronavirus-related business interruption policies.
The Supreme Court has substantially found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority in the final stage of the Covid-19 business interruption test case. Post highlights key points given among the reasons behind the ruling.
Free content: Access market and insurance reactions to the Supreme Court ruling that dismissed appeals against a High Court judgment on insurers paying out in Covid-related disruption on business interruption insurance policies and overturned the Orient…
Updated: On Friday 15 January the Supreme Court will return a verdict on appeals in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.
The Supreme Court will issue its ruling today in the Covid-19 business interruption legal case with up to 370,000 policyholders and their insurers awaiting the outcome.
The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its judgment in the business interruption test case appeal on Friday 15 January, the Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed.
From trade tariffs on parts and whiplash reform, through to fraud, automatic lane keeping technology and connected vehicles, there is plenty for insurers to keep an eye on this year, says Jon Dye, director of motor at QBE.
David Harries, active underwriter of QBE Syndicate 386 and head of financial lines will be stepping down and handing over to UK insurance executive director Cécile Fresneau, the provider has confirmed.
Charity counts, commitments and cups of coffee
Insurers and policyholders will have to wait until next year for the final outcome of the Financial Conduct Authority-led business interruption test case, according to an update from the regulator.
With millions of UK employees forced to work from home during the Covid-19 lockdowns, organisations are more aware than ever of the cyber risks they face. But, while many expect this to push up demand for cyber insurance, the new landscape could also…
Hiscox had pandemic possibility 'well in mind' when it drafted BI policies, action group tells Supreme Court
The Hiscox Action Group has responded and opened its appeal as part of the Supreme Court hearing on the business interruption test case.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s counsel today likened the spread of coronavirus to the Great Storm of 1987, appearing in front of the Supreme Court for the third day of the business interruption test case appeal.
The Supreme Court heard arguments from lawyers representing QBE, Argenta and MS Amlin on Monday as insurers began their appeal of the September judgment handed down in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case.