Property restoration techniques and equipment are advancing and, while they may be costly, they're worth investing in, argues Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association.
Axa has taken on the agency for the commercial combined and fleet business portfolios for GRP’s ‘south-eastern hub’ Green Insurance Group (Greens), while Allianz has made a bespoke agreement with GRP’s Sagar, McGrady’s and Abbey Bond Lovis to take on…
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning over a clone broker.
Lemonade is suing its rival start-up One Insurance, over allegedly plagiarising aspects of the insurer's app.
Professional qualifications play an essential role in building industry trust and recognition on the global stage, says Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, however, the UK’s Brexit vote could put this into…
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
Axa will sell its health broker, Health Insurance Group, to the private equity owners of Ardonagh.
Barbara Schönhofer awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
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When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Evolution Claims Management has secured a new contract to provide building claims management services to Ageas Insurance, its first since attracting investment from Lanes Group.
First quarter natural catastrophe losses cost Allianz €311m, more than any other insurer.
Mergers and acquisitions take many shapes in the UK retail broking market, writes Mike Bruce, CEO broking at Global Risk Partners, noting some deals can actually support an owner's entrepreneurial spirit.
The proposed Civil Liability Bill is set to introduce sweeping changes to the way soft tissue injury claims are paid out in England and Wales. In Scotland though, it would seem as though the effect of the whiplash reforms south of the border could…
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Aviva Ireland has completed the acquisition of life insurer Friends First for €130m (£116m) after receiving regulatory approval from the Central Bank of Ireland.
E-cigarettes may pose unknown health risks, writes Stuart Toal, casualty account manager at Allianz, warning the liability exposures associated with vaping might be slow-burning ones.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
Allianz is to take an 8% stake in Africa’s leading reinsurer Africa Re.
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.