Editor’s View: Emma Ann Hughes considers what the fallout from the clash between NatWest and Nigel Farage could mean for the general insurance industry.
Duncan Carter, CEO of retail at Global Risk Partners, warns that a ban on paying commission to property-managing agents could backfire for leaseholders.
A ghost broker who charged more than 900 unsuspecting motorists £300 each for fraudulent motor insurance policies has been sentenced.
After tourists across Europe suffered delayed, diverted or cancelled flights as temperatures hit highs of 47C, US-based insurance start-up Sensible Weather has announced plans to offer UK travellers ‘extreme heat’ insurance.
Aviva and Flood Re have called on Rachel Maclean MP, minister for housing and planning, to ensure planning rules are updated to align with the UK’s legally binding Net Zero targets.
Content director's view: As Zurich pulls out of the personal lines broker market, and with motor far from being flavour of the month for investors and capacity providers, Jonathan Swift asks could a combination of withdrawals and lack of new competition…
Financial Conduct Authority figures reveal the number of claims management companies that cover personal injury has dramatically dropped to just 30.
Adam Winslow, CEO of UK & Ireland general insurance at Aviva, says out of sight downsides mustn’t be put out of mind as insurers support Net Zero transition.
As the deadline for the Consumer Duty edges closer, a Which? survey has highlighted shortcomings in how insurers explain rejected claims.
Analysis: Rachel Gordon examines what impact Covid plus post-pandemic holiday trends have had on travel insurance terms and conditions.
With just days to go until the Financial Conduct Authority’s Consumer Duty deadline, Aviva has bought Barclays UK’s home insurance portfolio, which comprises 350,000 customers.
Tara Foley will take over as CEO of Axa UK & Ireland on 1 September after almost three years as CEO of Axa UK Retail Insurance.
Admiral, Hastings Direct, KGM Underwriting Services and LV General Insurance have successfully challenged the prices charged by credit hire firms in recent weeks, according to law firm HF.
Flood Re CEO Andy Bord set out his ambition to make ‘building back better’ as much of an industry standard within a year as ‘new for old’ is with regards to contents insurance claims.
Analysis: Fiona Nicolson examines how reclaimed parts have become a vital solution to the ongoing parts shortages affecting body shops and motor insurers.
Meitav Harpaz, CEO and co-founder of insurtech Pattern, explains how travel insurers are adapting their approach post-pandemic for the growing number of tourists who want to safely distance themselves from crowds.
Dr Matthew Connell, director of policy and public affairs at the Chartered Insurance Institute, says the trade body’s outcome monitoring suggests insurers and brokers are in a good place ahead of the Consumer Duty deadline.
Zurich UK has today announced plans to refocus its personal lines home and motor business to concentrate on high-net-worth through Zurich Private Clients, alongside its MGA and partnership channels.
Allianz Personal has appointed James Hillon as director of pricing for personal lines, replacing the retiring Hugh Kenyon.
Zurich has once again been rated a five-star place to work in this year’s Insurance Post Best Insurance Employers list.
Axa achieved a five-star rating in this year’s Best Insurance Employer list thanks to eight out of 10 employees feel a sense of inclusion and belonging.
Domestic & General managed to achieve a four-star rating in this year’s Insurance Post Best Insurance Employer list thanks to the company’s purpose to “save the planet one repair at a time".
Ageas was praised by long-serving members of staff, earning the provider a five-star ranking in this year’s Insurance Post Best Insurance Employer list.
As general insurers have been absorbers – rather than multipliers – of market woes in 2023, Swiss Re is predicting premium and profitability growth for the industry over the next couple of years.