With a brief of developing innovative ways to improve the claims process, the Chartered Insurance Institute’s new generation claims group recently finished its year-long pilot. Ant Gould looks at the results and talks to the key players.
The exact definition of cloud computing may be up in the air but a large number of companies have embraced it. Amy Ellis reports on the insurance industry’s take-up of cloud technology and the security implications involved.
Legal & General’s John Pollock has a passion to improve the social profile of the insurance industry. He tells Jonathan Swift how it needs to unite to build consumer trust and improve its media standing.
Brokers tend to skirt warily around telling the Financial Services Authority what its business should be and how to go about it — for good reason, as Willis might testify. But I was surprised that trade representatives were so circumspect about its…
The biggest killer of people between the ages of 17 and 24 in the UK is being a passenger or driver in a car. Our data suggests young drivers are five times more likely to make a claim than other drivers, increasing to 10 times as the severity of the…
Starting as a two-man operation in a house in Twickenham, A&A Group has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings. Jonathan Swift talks to Tony Allen and Steve McPherson about keeping pace with changes in the market.
A team of lawyers from different disciplines are to sit on the new Civil Justice Council working party to find practical solutions in three areas of costs policy identified in Lord Justice Jackson’s civil litigation costs review.
One of the UK’s largest aggregators has welcomed the Office of Fair Trading’s decision to clear Google of any monopoly rule breaches following its acquisition of Beat That Quote. Compare The Market said the merger creates “healthy competition”.
Insurers have extended their claims notification periods for claims resulting from the riots in response to the government’s own extension of the notification period under the Riot (Damages) Act compensation scheme.
Property insurance broker Allanfield is today (18 August) launching on the Alternative Investment Market and taking over rival specialist Industrial & Commercial Property Insurance Consultants as part of the deal.