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.
With almost 3000 dams supplying drinking water to towns and cities they are a common feature in the UK countryside. However, when heavy rain in August threatened the integrity of the emergency spillway at Toddbrook Reservoir an emergency evacuation of…
Loss adjuster Sedgwick has appointed two managing directors for its UK operations.
Sedgwick loss adjusters arrived on Great Abaco Island in the wake of Hurricane Dorian aboard a Black Hawk helicopter on 6 September.
Beazley had appointed Rachel Turk as a head of corporate development, following the retirement of Mark Goodman.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
Sedgwick UK deputy CEO Paul White has been promoted to lead the business, following the appointment of current CEO Stewart Steel as head of a combined Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Sedgwick has completed its third acquisition of the year with the purchase of York Risk Services.
Sedgwick has acquired Nordic Loss Adjusting and related entities, for an undisclosed amount.
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…
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Sedgwick has bought York Risk Services, one of the largest loss adjusters in the US.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decapitated head kicked off its last outing on our television screens this week as the FCA counts down to the PPI deadline on 29 August. However, as one battle comes to an end, another may be just beginning.
Who won what at last night's Post Claims Awards?
When not working as business intelligence manager at Sedgwick, Stephen Ford is busy cooking for the rich and famous at his high-end catering brand Salt Kitchen after being a finalist in the BBC's Masterchef competition.
US loss adjusting business Global Risk Solutions has recruited a pair of senior former Crawford & Company executives to launch a UK office.
One year after Post’s first nationwide cyber insurance survey, Michèle Bacchus revisits the policies, claims and statistics to give you the low-down on what to expect now and in the future of this fast-moving sector
As insurers are likely to appoint a loss adjuster when acting on a claim, customers making large claims may wish to employ a loss assessor to represent their interests. How well are these relationships currently working?
The outbreak of equine flu across the UK during January and February grabbed the headlines but, despite this, it was always unlikely to be a major concern for equine insurers, argues Graham Plaister, livestock and equine specialist at Sedgwick…
Eric Malterre joins Sedgwick’s international division as chief client officer.
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle