The various debates surrounding the future of referral fees and the resulting impact on the costs of insurance — 'TSC re-opens premiums inquiry as referral fee furore escalates' and 'Referral fees a 'red-herring', claims CSC' - overshadow the fact that…
Nilefern — the Lloyd's coverholder previously run by the now disgraced Martin Fisher —has declared that it is "business as usual" following the news its former chief executive has been jailed after pleading guilty to a string of child sex offences.
The Malta Financial Services Authority and Irish financial regulator, Central Bank of Ireland, are in discussions to establish how stories surfaced that Quinn Insurance founder Sean Quinn was set to return with a new underwriting vehicle, Post has…
No sooner have counter fraud managers applauded the industry's backing of an insurer-funded fraud police unit, than their vehicle theft counterparts are bracing themselves for going it alone in trying to tackle another criminal act.
Bosses from Jersey-based Islands Insurance have heralded the acquisition of Reed Insurance Associates as "a big leap forward", after finalising a deal that sees the firm become the self-proclaimed second largest operator on the Channel Islands.
Despite falling short of his initial five-year plan, Charles Earle has still seen Arista make considerable achievements. He talks to Lynn Rouse about his philosophy surrounding underwriting control, system transparency and acquisition plans.
I am writing to address the comments in the last edition of Post from Simpson Millar partner Emma Costin 'Co-operative attacked over PI claims fraud focus' , who I believe is underestimating the growing issue of false personal injury claims.
How quickly and cost-effectively will future claims in the Scottish courts be dealt with? The Gill review of Scotland's civil court system sought to provide a comprehensive answer to this question but has yet to be implemented.
After a year in operation, the RTA claims process is coming under scrutiny to determine whether it is actually working. Tim Wallis explains why statistical analysis is useful and desirable, but also difficult, at this stage.
Three months ago the High Court rejected the British Bankers' Association's attempts to challenge new payment protection insurance regulations. With the controversial product already battling reputational issues, Tim Pope looks at the future of the PPI…
Four weeks into my new role and, after working in RSA's UK commercial business for 11 years, I have returned to my roots in the UK market. In many ways, it feels like I have never been away and yet, in others, it does.
Mobile phone insurance is a high-frequency claims product but has been criticised by the ombudsman and consumer groups. Ralph Savage reviews the sector to discover if this niche is offering value for money.