Specialist motor insurer ERS has reported its highest first half profit performance in five years.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out £104m in compensation to customers of collapsed unrated insurer Enterprise so far.
GRP hub Abbey Bond Lovis has acquired a majority share in Northern Irish broker Digney Grant for an undisclosed sum.
On A-level results day, Carmen McDonagh, operations director at Complete Cover Group, urges school leavers to consider an insurance apprenticeship.
Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
The UK has seen 28 private equity deals in insurance over the past 18 months, half of total number in Europe.
Admiral will begin running its European insurance operations from Spain from the beginning of 2019, having received approval earlier this year.
Esure is looking for a digital-savvy CEO from outside the industry, who will lead a transformation programme when Bain Capital takes ownership at the end of the year.
Esure has received a takeover bid which would see the insurer valued at £1.17bn.
UK policyholders with failed Danish insurer Alpha have been provided alternative cover via the guarantee scheme.
Broker Network has bought North West broker MCM, which will form the company’s seventh “regional powerhouse”.
The heatwave that engulfed the UK in July led to a 62% increase in fire claims, according to a loss adjuster firm.
When my two-year-old licked the sole of her shoe, I tried not to laugh as that might encourage her. But she caught my badly repressed smile and… licked the second shoe. So much for deterrence.
The government's whiplash reforms discriminate against legitimate claimants, whose rights need to be protected, argues Simon Stanfield, chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society.
Exclusive: Vulnerable customers with serious illnesses who have claimed under their existing private medical insurance policies, are seeing premiums more than double following the withdrawal of April UK from the PMI market.
Insurers should brace themselves for higher subsidence claims volumes, explains Sne Patel, head of subsidence at Crawford & Company.
Aspen Re’s CEO Thomas Lillelund has been appointed CEO of AIG Europe SA, subject to regulatory approval.
Ageas UK returned to profit in H1, as strong motor gains offset losses in household.
Three insurers have been reported to the FCA and could face fines for allegedly failing to disclose information which they are “legally obliged to report”.
The transfer of Allianz’s personal lines business to LV is expected to take at least 18 months, according to LV general insurance CEO Steve Treloar.
With Brexit and personal injury uncertainties prevailing, LV is continuing to take a cautious approach to motor.
LV general insurance CEO hopes that the impact of the Beast from the East on insurers’ property portfolios will introduce a level of “pricing realism” into the market.
Insurers need to offer discounts for smart home devices, argues Jay Borkakoti, director of home insurance, UK and Ireland, at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.