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…
Credit hire firms have raised concerns over the latest developments of the forthcoming whiplash portal.
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
From vehicle size to type, motorists need to be given greater choice by insurers when their car is off the road. James Roberts of Europcar Mobility Group UK outlines some suggestions as to where flexibility could play a greater role.
Premium Credit has appointed Tara Waite as CEO, replacing Tom Woolgrove.
Exclusive: A trade association has been launched to represent businesses that look after customers in the civil justice system, when they make a claim for insurance, injury, negligence and mis-selling.
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
Aviva has won a landmark appeal case that could see fundamentally dishonest claimants denied all damages, not just those relating to personal injury.
Accident management and credit hire group, Accident Exchange has rebranded as AX, after the group returned to profitability in 2018.
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
Insurers should have confidence in their supply chain partners to help their business deliver a better customer experience. However, James Roberts, business development director, insurance at Europcar UK, argues many take a short term view believing the…
In six months’ time, claims management companies will fall under the umbrella of the Financial Conduct Authority.
With an increasing focus on CSR and technology, choosing partners that can align with an insurer's core values has arguably never been more important. Edward Murray looks at the factors supply chain managers now consider important when choosing the…
The Financial Conduct Authority’s consultation into claims management companies has a gaping hole, warns Kurt Rowe, associate at Weightmans, explaining why it matters for insurers.
The controversy over the proposed Civil Liability Bill has centred on whether the changes represent a good deal for consumers or for the insurers.
The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…
Missing cars, cross-border investigations, stolen identities and organised crime. Not your average case...
How do we adapt the way motor claims are sorted in a world where the sharing economy is gaining traction? James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK, offers his own thoughts, but questions whether his proposal would be…
Credit hire firm Anexo Group raised £25m through an initial public offering, valuing the group at £110m.
Insurers and credit hire organisations need to work together to create a new general terms of agreement to better reflect today’s engines. That is the view of Europcar UK business development director James Roberts, who adds all parties will benefit if a…
A positive customer experience is never more important than at the point of claim. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK, explains how following best practice in replacement car hire can create this.
Taxis working the Royal Albert Hall patch this week had their hands and seats full, chauffeuring well-dressed ladies and gentlemen to the prestigious British Insurance Awards
Last month, seven former employees of Autofocus were collectively given prison sentences of more than five years after being found guilty of doctoring hire rate evidence to defend insurers in court against credit hire companies in thousands of cases.
Seven former employees of Autofocus have been collectively sentenced to over five years after being found guilty of doctoring hire rate evidence to defend insurers in court.