The Financial Conduct Authority has ordered firms to analyse if and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the value of personal and commercial lines insurance products and take appropriate actions.
Be Wiser Insurance has appointed RWA founder Robin Wood and Das UK chairman Neil MacMillan to its board, Post can reveal.
Let the good times [toilet] roll, it's British Insurance Awards shortlist time.
Admiral confirmed it will recommend a final dividend for the year to shareholders, as it suspended a special dividend.
Insurers are expecting to payout £900m towards UK business interruption claims, latest figures from the Association of British Insurers show.
As insurers are fond of saying, every claim is an opportunity to show their customers the value of what they get for forking out their premiums.
The personal injury protocol calling for solicitors and insurers to work together to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak and protect access to justice will now remain in place for at least an extra four weeks.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode four: How insurance companies are rising up to help communities and keep society open during the Coronavirus crisis
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurance companies are seeking to make a difference within local communities during…
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.
Admiral has pledged £110m towards automatic refunds as motor customers are staying at home and driving less during the UK-wide Covid-19 lockdown.
Quieter roads have led many to assume that car insurers are in for pandemic profits. Post investigates calls for lockdown windfalls to be re-gifted to motorists.
Blog: Do insurers risk being relegated to the role of white label cover providers in an era of Amazon and Apple?
As Ikea partners with Swiss Re to enter the household insurance market, the move is yet another step closer to insurance cover becoming part of a wider ecosystem economy, where goods and services are bundled for consumer convenience. Keith Stonell,…
Exclusive: The majority of UK consumers are not aware that insurers cannot use gender as a factor in pricing for motor insurance or where the ban came from, research commissioned by Post has shown.
Former Brightside and Markerstudy boss Martyn Holman has taken up the role of chairman at Arron Banks-owned Somerset Bridge Insurance Services following the decision of Mark Boleat to stand down, Post can reveal.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode three: Is motor insurance at a tipping point in light of the coronavirus lockdown?
In the third of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss whether UK motor insurers are being unfair in not rebating premium or offering more flexible options…
Blog: History is on Hiscox's side as claimants threaten Covid-19 BI legal action, but will its brand suffer?
This week Hiscox publicly defended itself against accusations it is refusing to pay valid claims linked to Covid-19 as a coalition of policyholders threatened legal action. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the history of insurance action…
Rehabilitation specialists RTW Plus have appointed Mark Jones as client services manager.
Covéa delivered an underwriting loss of £22.3m in 2019 compared to a profit of £1.8m the year before, with the insurer hit by high levels of motor claims inflation and flat market premiums along with a lower level of reserve releases.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
Insurance Post director of content Jonathan Swift is joined by Ed Messer, head of catastrophe management at Aon, and David Rubens, CEO of the Institute of Strategic Risk Management, to discuss if insurance is truly our global risk safety net?
Hastings Group has confirmed it will propose a final dividend of 5.5p per share at its AGM on 21 May despite calls from regulators for the industry to suspend payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode two: What are insurtechs doing to rebalance the bad publicity around insurance and Covid-19?
In the second of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurtechs are seeking to create positive customer stories to redress the negative media…
The Financial Conduct Authority has decided not to change the rules for premium finance as part of its guidance on temporary financial relief for consumer credit customers which came into force today.
Former Zurich and Axa boss Amanda Blanc has been picked to lead a cross-government review into why people did not have enough insurance cover in place during the November 2019 floods and deliver recommendations for future actions.