Post - 2012-05-10
Insurers cannot afford to be all talk and no action; creative ideas must become underwriting realities, says Andrew McKee.
Despite 2012 losses being only 12% of the annual average to date, a single incident could flip the market, says David Reed.
The extension of the road traffic accident claims portal has met with mixed reactions, with concerns over the practicalities involved and how it will affect the personal injury market.
QBE national general manager Elliot Miller selects his Best XI for an insurance start-up. Miller has selected an entirely Scottish team, including a former Rangers legend in goal and a range of brokers and insurers.
Hot on the heels of its management restructure, and luring of QBE claims director Andrew McBride to work in its New York office, Ace has unveiled a double promotion in UK & Ireland casualty.
After a series of interviews in the market, I've been made aware that a couple of offers are heading my way. I am really torn between them but also want to use this to my advantage. How can I best go about this?
Law reports contributed by national law firm Berrymans Lace Mawer.
Law reports contributed by national law firm Berrymans Lace Mawer
Simon Lee is the man charged with leading RSA to the next stage of its development. Alongside Adrian Brown, he discusses overseas expansion, the benefit of bolt-ons, and why RSA has a 'splendid' independent future ahead.
Industry leaders have vowed to keep a close eye on EU proposals to harmonise insurance contract law across the continent, amid concerns that brokers could face policy wording headaches.
A proposed panel of independent medical practitioners to tackle whiplash, and affordable cover for young drivers, topped the agenda at the second motor insurance summit at Whitehall, as Transport Secretary Justine Greening lamented there is "no one…
Brokers could find themselves at the sharp end of the next mis-selling scandal owing to commission and administration fees distorting their recommendations, according to one industry entrepreneur.
When Aviva announced on Tuesday that chief executive Andrew Moss was to step down, it came as little surprise to the market and shareholders appeared to welcome his decision.
What a difference a few years makes, as major events this week underline a stark reversal in the fortune of the UK's two biggest insurance beasts.