Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
This week the UK has been focused on court cases and Inquiries.
AIG has formed new insurance companies in the UK and Luxembourg that will see all business transferred to the new entities ahead of the UK leaving the European Union.
The uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union has sent the prospect of a possible Anglo-American trade deal into question, the Lloyd’s market has heard.
News of a post-Brexit transitional agreement is a welcome one, writes Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, however brokers must be wary that the hard work is still yet to come.
UK laws, roads and infrastructure are getting ready for self-driving cars but motorists remain reluctant to adopt this technology, points out Simon Walker, group CEO of First Central.
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The largest of the British Channel Islands, Jersey is located 100 miles from the south of England and 14 miles off the French coast. Covering 45 square miles, the island offers one of the world’s major international finance centres. For the island's…
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned it will take action against general insurers who fail to implement rules introduced to encourage shopping around at renewal time.
The whiplash reform and discount rate change can be positive for customers, but Rob Townend, managing director at Aviva UK general insurance, warns the challenge for the industry will be to demonstrate these measures have indeed benefitted policyholders.
Silicosis could result in claims if employers don't manage risks correctly, explains Andy Miller, technical risk control manager at Allianz UK, wondering whether a tougher approach might be needed.
Insurers need to make sure their rehabilitation providers comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Anthony Eeles, chief digital and information officer at HCML, shares his checklist to reduce risks of a £20m fine.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a review into whether Aviva broke market abuse regulations following plans to cancel its high yielding preference shares.
SFS France, which is owned by CBL, is having difficulties getting approval from Orias, the French association registering and approving brokers.
The National Flood Insurance Programme would be extended to 31 July as part of a $1.3trn federal spending package signed by President Trump on Friday despite threatening to veto the bill earlier the same day.
The General Data Protection Regulation is a tough regulation and with the sheer amount of change it entails, most of the impacted companies are prioritising areas that will be compliant on day one of post-GDPR era. Prakhar Agrawal, assistant vice…
The regulatory landscape is constantly evolving, With this in mind, Post asked a number of senior insurance figures about some of the most pertinent changes that are afoot from GDPR to the IDD, and how they would like the situation to develop in a post…
Roy White, chairman of UK specialties at Marsh, has been named as chair of the London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association.
This week I attended my first Maths Jam, a gathering of self-confessed maths enthusiasts who get together in a pub and share stuff they like.
Capital from Insurance Linked Securities could be used to back the Lloyd’s Central Fund as early as next year, the market’s chief financial officer has said.
Insurers welcome the whiplash compensation reform introduced in the Civil Liability Bill, while personal injury lawyers warn against its unintended consequences.
For a merger or acquisition to work, both sides need to get to know each other and have a post-deal plan, explains Peter Blanc, CEO of Aston Lark.
A former chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members who sadly passed away last month.
Policies issued by XL Catlin’s London operations will include contract continuity clause to offset any fallout from the UK’s exit from the European Union.