With the motor claims landscape set to change following the Civil Liability Act, Motor Accident Solicitors Society chair Paul Nicholls airs his concerns over anticipated delays in the progress of the Litigants in Person portal and how a premature launch…
Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy just over two years ago, building owners have been removing and replacing unsafe aluminium composite material cladding from their high-rise housing stock across the UK. Joanna Grant, partner at Fenchurch Law, asks why…
Government income from insurance premium tax hit a record high of £6.3bn in 2018/19, up 7% from £5.8bn collected the previous year, according to an accountancy firm.
Half of general insurance firms have not accessed official guidance on Brexit preparations, a survey found.
The Litigants in Person whiplash portal build may be progressing well, but fraud and a lack of clarity from the government could jeopardise its effectiveness, according to Sabre CEO Geoff Carter.
More than 8000 former home insurance customers of failed insurer Lamp have had their cover moved to another unrated Gibraltarian insurer, Red Sands.
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
Samantha Barrass will step down when her second term as CEO of the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission ends in August 2020,
Mustafa Kasim, who was sentenced to six months in prison in November for stealing data from Audatex, has now been ordered to pay a confiscation order of £25,500.
The Financial Conduct Authority has named a personal injury claims management company as operating without authorisation.
The regulator has vowed to “take action” against insurers that do not treat vulnerable customers fairly.
It was around Spring when office chat turned to the trend of insurers bolstering full year accounts through claims reserve releases.
Introducing graduated licensing for young drivers could have unintended adverse effects, warns Mike Brockman, CEO and founder of ThingCo.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning about fraudsters operating a clone of price comparison website Money Supermarket.
The legal definition of when a car is in use and how it affects an insurance claim has long been contentious. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, takes a look at the latest ruling and its likely impact on the insurance…
Zurich's UK CEO Tulsi Naidu explains that insurance premium tax is a regressive tax, which punishes responsible business and the public for doing the right thing.
This week the best and brightest in the insurance community gathered in the Royal Albert Hall for the 25th British Insurance Awards.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned of an unregulated clone broker operating in the UK.
The Spanish Private Health Alliance hit out at “possible systemic fraud” committed by British insurers offering problematic medical cover within travel policies.
Michael Gaughan has spent over 35 years in the insurance market in various executive and independent non-executive roles. In the first of a series of blogs from a NED point of view, he explains what the function of a NED is.
Premium finance providers Premfina and Close Brothers will continue funding Gefion premiums following the unrated insurer’s tussles with the Danish regulator, as Premium Credit pulls out.
The Motor Insurer's Bureau might have outlined how it expects the proposed litigant in person portal to work. But Marcus Taylor, director of claims at Minster Law, argues that while this might be fine for 'sunny day' scenarios, there was much detail…
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
110 financial services firms will pay 61% of the Financial Service Compensation Scheme’s levy in 2019/20, according to indicative numbers published by the compensation fund.