As the dust settles on the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Michael Collins, an associate and solicitor advocate in BTO’s insurance team, answers the question we have all being asking: when a dragon burns down a property, can the property owner…
Arron Banks’ broker Eldon has appointed Link chair Mark Boleat as its chairman, while Martyn Holman joins the broker as a non-executive director.
Keoghs has joined forces with Belfast-based law firm Caldwell Warner to expand its business into Northern Ireland.
Swinton closed 24 of its high street branches in the first quarter of the year, bringing the total number of branch cuts over the past year to 58.
Jon Britton, from Allianz Partners and Stephen Hartshorne, formerly at Axa, have launched an insurtech that draws upon open source data.
Aviva has revealed that four out of five customers choose to manage their repair claims themselves.
Mactavish has called for the CEOs of Zurich and Liberty to personally oversee a £30m disputed claim that it says, if paid, could save the company.
Rick Preston, head of the intelligence team at insurance fraud law firm, Horwich Farrelly, looks at the claims challenges the sector could face as the next generation of ‘intelligent cars’ hit the road.
The average cost of a pet claim is on the rise with payouts often exceeding premiums. However, insurers need not cut margins to remain profitable, with Mark Colonnese of Aquarium Software, pointing to the smart deployment of digital technology as key to…
Pikl, sharing economy insurtech, has appointed John Bailey and Alison Astell for two newly created senior positions in the company.
Insurance policies come with technical jargon and are "inaccessible" to dementia sufferers, says the Alzheimer’s Society Charity.
Changes to Medco proposed in a government consultation could offer too much choice to claimants, the body has warned, potentially creating confusion.
Gibraltar-based unrated insurer Lamp has submitted an application to place the business into liquidation.
The Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards will be held in November
Mergers and acquisitions are headline news but Mike Bruce, CEO of broking at Global Risk Partners, believes the success can only be judged if there is true integration.
Rob Smale, former claims director at Ageas, has joined the board of motor salvage firm E2E as a non-executive director.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
In the commercial space, artificial intelligence has the potential to enable an insurer to get all the information it needs to write a risk in a matter of hours and support customers’ risk management activity, but only if it is deployed appropriately
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
RSA will likely return to better than expected result this year after making £260m of cuts to business lines, analysts say.
Esure has hired QBE’s David McMillan as its CEO with a mandate to fulfil “very ambitious” digital plans for the business, by new owner Bain Capital.
Joining the sector via a call centre Lauren Young has quickly progressed to assistant underwriter at Ensurance.
Victor Insurance Holdings has appointed Anthony Stevens as president of Victor International, effective immediately. He succeeds Paul Drake, who previously announced his plans to retire from the firm in September.