Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Insurers remain uncertain over how any change to limitation law surrounding child sexual abuse cases could affect claims levels, an inquiry heard.
Defendant and claimant lawyers testifying in front of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse yesterday agreed that the current system is not working for victims and survivors, but warned clarity is needed on the consequences of altering…
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
UK flooding is expected to continue, as insurers and loss adjusters have warned of a "spike" in both personal and commercial lines claims as a result.
RSA UK has booked £8m in restructuring charges for the third quarter, as overall the group reported its operating profit was up.
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
Fraudsters have been convicted for falsely claiming a total of £775,000 from the Grenfell Tower victims’ fund.
Disruption caused by any regulatory interventions on insurers’ pricing practices is more likely to affect insurers such as Direct Line Group, RSA and Saga than price comparison site-based underwriters such as Admiral and Hastings, Peel Hunt has predicted.
The Association of British Insurers and Ecclesiastical are among four organisations granted core participant status in an investigation into accountability and reparations in non-recent child sexual abuse cases.
Insurance firms could face further disruption, after Extinction Rebellion activists shut down roads around the City of London yesterday in a bid to raise awareness of climate “inaction”.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
Simon Hunt, former RSA finance director for commercial, has joined HDI Global Specialty UK.
Insurers have begun responding to claims after a burst pipe led to flooding in Finsbury Park.
The insurance industry has a rich and storied history from the Great Fire of London, Tom's Coffee House and the earliest shipping risks all the way to today, with apps, online self-service and e-trade. And, for almost as long as insurers have being…
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…
Insurers have welcomed the “thoroughness” of a report published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and have committed to working with it on its recommendations.
Child abuse inquiry slams ‘hostile, baffling, frustrating and futile’ claims process as it pushes for insurer action
Setting up a register of public liability policies, revising damages and ensuring there is a claims code of practice are among a number of recommendations the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has made in a report published today.
Inshur has appointed Simon Logan, former RSA and Uber legal boss, as VP of commercial and legal.
Seizure of oil tankers hits headlines but Royston Ford, head of marine and specialty at RSA Risk Consulting, believes the likelihood of cyber attacks occurring are low and can easily be guarded against.