At long last, the Civil Liability Bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle this week, opening the way for a much-awaited review of the personal injury discount rate.
No one knows what Brexit negotiations will yield. However, Chris Wallace, executive director for European markets at QBE, says companies should be prepared for the opportunities the UK leaving the European Union can bring.
After more than two years of contingency planning, this week’s news that a proposed Brexit deal was likely to lead to a loss of passporting was met with no more than a shrug of the shoulders.
Insurers are calling for greater clarity over a Brexit deal on financial services that could see a loss of passporting.
There continues to be change at the top of the UK's insurer board rooms. But instead of relying on the tried and tested recruitment strategies of the past, Consumer Intelligence's Ian Hughes suggests a more meaningful strategy to get the most out of your…
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
Exclusive: Aviva is planning on transferring 1.39 million policies it currently writes in the UK and Europe to its Ireland business.
Eldon Insurance and Leave.EU are both facing fines of £60,000 for alleged “serious breaches” of marketing regulations, while Leave.EU faces an additional £15,000 fine.
Hiscox has spent $15m preparing for business after Brexit, the specialist insurer disclosed in its third quarter trading statement.
The National Crime Agency has opened an investigation into Eldon Insurance boss Arron Banks, following a referral from the Electoral Commission.
How can insurers help customers facing Brexit uncertainly when they themselves face taking a blind bet on whether the UK will face a hard or soft deal when leaving the European Union? David Worsfold investigates.
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
AIG has received judicial approval to split its European subsidiary into two new entities, as the insurer prepares for business after Brexit.
The average shop-around premium for annual comprehensive car insurance dropped 3.9% over the third quarter of 2018, while home premiums also decreased by 1.2%, according to the AA British Insurance Premium Index.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Axa XL has received authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland to move its European operations from the UK to Ireland ahead of 29 March 2019, when the UK is due to leave the European Union.
The total premium either written or controlled by the London company market has risen to £26.31bn – a 16% increase – according to the International Underwriting Authority's new statistics report.
Brexit, regulation and loyalty catch the eye of insurers.
Motor insurance premiums could reach 'new highs' as Brexit uncertainty drives first motor insurance rise in a year
Following four consecutive quarter-on-quarter price cuts motor insurance premiums have risen by an average of 1% for quarter three of 2018 according to the latest Confused car insurance price index – in association with Willis Towers Watson - amid…
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has welcomed Lloyd’s assurance that it would continue to honour policies in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
Despite the large amounts of money associated with booking and kitting out for winter sports holidays, there will still be skiers and snowboarders heading overseas this winter with inappropriate cover. What are insurers doing to prevent policyholders…