A majority of insurers believe that mergers & acquisitions will drive more than half of the growth in the industry over the next five years, research by Deloitte has found.
It was around Spring when office chat turned to the trend of insurers bolstering full year accounts through claims reserve releases.
The impact assessment issued to parliament in relation to Lord Chancellor David Gauke’s decision to set the discount rate at minus 0.25% has been called “misleading and wholly disingenuous” by Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British…
The 2019 Gay Pride march brought central London’s streets to a colourful standstill recently, and it was a reminder how much progress we have made towards becoming a society at ease with diversity of all forms writes Sharon Bishop, CEO of Close Brothers…
Neos intends to double its UK direct customer numbers this year, amid international expansion plans and the launch of an add-on product for the UK market.
Introducing graduated licensing for young drivers could have unintended adverse effects, warns Mike Brockman, CEO and founder of ThingCo.
The legal definition of when a car is in use and how it affects an insurance claim has long been contentious. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, takes a look at the latest ruling and its likely impact on the insurance…
Hastings shares fell this morning after saying the Ogden rate change to minus 0.25% would result in a one-off £8.4m blow.
Allianz has reaffirmed its commitment to its open platform initiative despite there being outwardly little progress in the 18 months since it was first announced the plan at the beginning of 2018.
Insurers that have been pricing and reserving using a discount rate of between 0 to 1% may face a short term financial hit, analysts have warned.
Evan Waks has been appointed as Ageas UK’s chief risk officer and will start with the business in September.
The government has set a new discount rate of minus 0.25% - a much lower number than the expected 0%.
Pricing practices in the home insurance market are under scrutiny and according to Jay Borkakoti, director, home insurance, UK and Ireland, LexisNexis Risk Solutions insurers need to use claims history data to better their understanding of property risk.
This week the best and brightest in the insurance community gathered in the Royal Albert Hall for the 25th British Insurance Awards.
On Wednesday night Admiral chair Annette Court won the Achievement Award at The British Insurance Awards.
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.
More than 200 Ageas staff due to lose their jobs from the closure of the company’s Stoke-on-Trent offices could get to retain their positions after Autonet’s owner Atlanta Group agreed to take over the lease.
Markerstudy has bought telematics broker Smart Driver Club Insurance.
Domestic & General has vowed further growth following investment from a United Arab Emirate fund.
The Spanish Private Health Alliance hit out at “possible systemic fraud” committed by British insurers offering problematic medical cover within travel policies.
The Motor Insurer's Bureau might have outlined how it expects the proposed litigant in person portal to work. But Marcus Taylor, director of claims at Minster Law, argues that while this might be fine for 'sunny day' scenarios, there was much detail…
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.