Environmental insurance is regularly purchased by companies looking to cover historical liabilities rather than their day-to-day operational risks. Tony Lennon examines the reasons behind this decision.
Most of us will no doubt have been taken in by the 'buy one, get one free' offers that litter the aisles of supermarkets — and ended up with two of something we had no intention of buying. It is thus with some interest that Post this week reports that…
The idea of a new compulsory insurance class appears to represent opportunity to some and a major risk to market stability for others. Ralph Savage reports on how compulsory financial provision for environmental damage is viewed and whether it could ever…
Broker marketing skills have become ever more important in the personal lines market, with the growth of online aggregators. Tim Ham reports on the increased need for customer value management to optimise profit.
When Patrick Snowball headed to Brisbane to take the reins at Suncorp, many in the UK industry were surprised. Jonathan Swift finds out why he took this particular job offer and his plans for his tenure.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has consulted its European counterpart Bipar on the best step forward after a European Court of Justice advisor said gender should not be a determining risk factor when setting insurance premiums.
Claims management services provider LAS has outlined plans to shake up the way loss adjusters are remunerated, with the launch of a new arm that it boasts can provide an equivalent service for free in 95% of household cases.
Brokerbility member Clear Insurance Management has launched a new healthcare arm that aims to provide private medical insurance and employee benefits products to small businesses through to large corporate clients.
Nick Mothershaw, director of fraud and identity solutions of Experian spoke to delegates about how the insurance and credit industries can work together to root out fraud using credit verification processes and checks.