The government has promised to review the application of the Insurance Premium Tax. But does the planned review go far enough?
The newly appointed CEO of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau discusses modernisation, Brexit, whiplash portals, and Lewis v Tindale with Martin Croucher
The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority has pegged Gefion’s solvency ratio as just 105% at May 2019, rather than the 130% the company has claimed.
A clone firm has been masquerading as UK General, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
Our neighbours in France may have hit their highest ever recorded temperature this week as the heatwave that struck Europe saw schools closed, but Post revealed motorists holidaying there will not be able to claim compensation if they are struck by an…
Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu has been appointed as chair of the Financial Conduct Authority’s practitioner panel.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has today made its first payments to policyholders affected by the collapse of Lamp Insurance.
BCR Legal Group appointed representative CRL failed to find an insurer to take on its Alpha policies by the May deadline set by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, but it has been given more time as the firm has a replacement in its sights.
ABI accuses consumer panel of 'overlooking practicalities' in dual pricing automatic upgrade recommendation
The Association of British Insurers has criticised a proposal from the Financial Services Consumer Panel for an automatic upgrade rule to tackle dual pricing, saying it “overlooks the practicalities of underwriting and product choice.”
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers believes that there is a need to review limitation law surrounding cases of child sexual abuse and has pledged to engage with the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, survivors and lawyers.
Major financial services firms had spent nearly £4bn preparing for life after Brexit as of 31 May, according to EY.
A proposal by the Competition and Markets Authority to place targeted price caps could change pricing and marketing models and put pressure on profitability in the insurance sector, Fitch Ratings has warned.
Exclusive: Motorists driving in France will not be able to claim compensation if they are struck by an uninsured or untraced vehicle after Brexit.
An unauthorised car insurance broker has been targeting customers in the UK, the regulator has warned.
One year on from the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation and most companies have successfully adopted the new requirements. But Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer at Allianz, says while hefty fines and the risk of reputational…
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decapitated head kicked off its last outing on our television screens this week as the FCA counts down to the PPI deadline on 29 August. However, as one battle comes to an end, another may be just beginning.
The Competition and Markets Authority could be given the power to impose fines on companies in breach of consumer law without going to court, under government proposals announced today.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations has urged the Financial Conduct Authority to consider how the market adapts to regulatory change before considering fee caps on claims management companies.
Home insurance premiums could rise 22% for new customers if the regulator moves to axe dual pricing, analysts have warned.
Incubator Insurtech Gateway has launched a new investment fund today backed by insurance companies that is aiming to raise and inject up to £30m in start-ups between now and 2023.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
A clone broker is operating under the name Wentworth Insurance Brokers, the Financial Conduct Authority has warned.
The government’s plan for fixed recoverable costs to be applied to most civil cases - including personaI injury - might fix some problem areas in claims. Minster Law's legal services director Rachel Di Clemente asks if it will create more.
Automatic fire sprinklers should be compulsory in all new build schools, insurers have warned.