Exclusive: The losses surrounding the Primark storefront fire in Belfast could be “double or triple” the initial estimates of £30m, sources involved in the claim said.
For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…
UK policyholders with failed Danish insurer Alpha have been provided alternative cover via the guarantee scheme.
A parliamentary committee has called on the government to take urgent action in the wake of the Grenfell fire, including extending a proposed ban on combustible cladding and tackling conflicts of interest within the construction industry.
The Treasury has rebuffed calls for greater regulation of price comparison sites, after a specialist construction broker argued they were leading to under-insurance.
Liberty Specialty Markets has entered into a renewal rights agreement with Ironshore Europe to take on its European non-merger & acquisition business and staff.
Consolidator PIB has bought broker Wheatley Wright, its second acquisition to be announced in three days.
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
With supply chains entwined through businesses like ivy, disruption risks are climbing. Under-utilised policy wordings and little-known specialist covers haven’t weeded them out
Tree root liability claims are complex and lengthy but, handled properly, their costs can be contained, explains Jeremy Carpenter, tree root liability specialist at Questgates.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
Last year, trade credit insurance payouts hit their highest level in nearly a decade, with claims costs running at the equivalent of £4.3m every week.
PIB Group has acquired commercial broker Wilby, the group’s 14th acquisition in 21 months.
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.
SFS France, which is owned by CBL, is having difficulties getting approval from Orias, the French association registering and approving brokers.
Last month once again saw a passported insurer placed into liquidation, with the collapse of CBL causing ripples throughout Europe
The 'Beast from the East' and storm Emma have caused a surge in escape of water claims, notes Clive Nicholls, UK and Ireland CEO of Crawford & Company, urging the insurance industry to unite to promote preventative measures.
Alpha Insurance has placed itself into solvent liquidation as a “direct consequence” of the failure of CBL Insurance.
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
The High Court of New Zealand has ordered CBL Insurance, the main subsidiary of CBL Corporation, be placed into interim liquidation.
The Central Bank of Ireland has ordered CBL Insurance Europe to cease writing business with immediate effect, until further notice.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company has received its insurance license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority and established an office in the Dubai International Financial Centre.
This week the results season well and truly got underway with big names in the UK’s insurance sector reporting back to market on how they fared over 2017.