The decision by the Ministry of Justice to remove alternative dispute resolution from the whiplash claims portal has been slammed by law organisations as a broken promise, just not good enough and removing a central plank of the whole process.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is now stepping in to protect the majority of policies sold in the UK to individuals and small businesses by CBL Insurance Europe having declared the insurer to be in default.
The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it will be contacting individuals after their confidential information was published on its website by mistake.
The Financial Conduct Authority will be keeping a close eye on culture across financial services, a conference heard.
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has been tipped to challenge the government into amending the Road Traffic Act or change its own Articles following this week's Supreme Court ruling in the case of MIB v Lewis.
The Financial Conduct Authority is well within its rights to give the wholesale market a telling off on culture and modernisation, writes Post news editor Jen Frost.
The London Market Group has expressed its disappointment with the Financial Conduct Authority’s latest sector views report and requested a meeting with the regulator to discuss its findings.
Scandal, fraud, deception and rabid profiteering have never been far away from the insurance industry. Indeed, it is probably fair to say they have been uneasy bedfellows ever since the modern insurance industry started to lay its foundations in this…
In the next in our series of podcasts with Motor Insurance World speakers Andrew Cox, detective superintendent at the Metropolitan Police, is interviewed by Post’s content director Jonathan Swift, outlining what challenges insurers can expect to come…
December 2019 was the first anniversary of Royal Assent to the Civil Liability Act 2018 and mid-January 2020 marked six months on from one of David Gauke’s last decisions as Lord Chancellor to set a new personal injury discount rate of -0.25% for England…
A code of practice for property flood resilience aimed at homeowners and industry bodies was yesterday launched at Parliament.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be the Brexiteers’ main man, but can he also deliver the goods when it comes to caring for the UK’s growing elderly population?
Post’s new Motor Mouth Podcast series is proving quite the hit with listeners.
The world has long held a fascination with mythical beasts and the younger generation is picking up the passion with Smallfoot, Abominable and Missing Link the latest in a long line of films to encourage children to believe in the magic of the Yeti or…
Without judicial rules in place, the claims portal is just a “smart-looking tin with nothing in it”, cautions trade body.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
The Financial Conduct Authority confirmed that during the Brexit implementation period European Union law will continue to apply and firms will continue to benefit from passporting between the UK and European Economic Area.
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
The CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association explains how the trade body picks the topics to lobby on and how the organisation seeks to get members’ views heard by decision makers to change the landscape.
2020 could prove to be a year of significant risk tipping points for insurers, many of them driven by fast-paced political and cultural change says Simon Laird, global head of insurance at RPC.
Insurers have ramped up lobbying attempts to convince the government to slice the rate of Insurance Premium Tax. Post investigates why they may well have good reason to be worried it could be cranked up the other way.
Jennifer Boldon, partner at Kennedys, recently took to the Lloyd’s Library to turn a spotlight on #MeToo claims. She spoke to Post about why they are picking up steam, how they differ between the UK and the US, and how employers can mitigate the risk of…