Following the announcements of staff cuts and the possible withdrawal of NIG from personal lines, Royal Bank of Scotland Insurance showed its hand this week, and it was — to say the least — a little soiled by bodily injury claim losses.
The imprisonment of two men for trying to defraud insurance companies for household claims worth more than £100 000 has been described as the industry's first significant conviction for household fraud.
In the latest of a new series for Post, web performance monitoring specialist Gomez runs the rule over Admiral's website to see how it performs in a number of key areas and stands up against some of its rivals.
Despite being an industry that is not short of executives with opinion, and whose job is to take a view on risk, insurance collectively is a 'shrinking violet' — with no body or mechanism whose job it is to speak out on behalf of the industry.
How refreshing to see Adrian Brown, RSA UK CEO, openly express the view that insurers should actively seek to identify, recognise and pay claims that could properly fall under employers' liability policies issued, however long ago.
With higher settlements and as claims costs rise, Bob Rabbitts praises insurers, claimant and defendant lawyers, and rehabilitation providers, for putting their differences aside to work together to provide consensus.
The controversial Digital Economy Act has threatened the provision of free wireless internet access from the hospitality and retail industry. Mark Wilcox examines the risks faced by those that continue to provide the service.
Admiral Group has announced plans to move into a new 220 000sq ft headquarters in Cardiff city centre in 2014, which it claims will be the biggest pre-let office project ever seen in the Welsh capital.