Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
In the past, it might be fair to suggest that many claims directors have typically not taken a great deal of interest in the sub-set of motor claims that is ‘total loss’ writes Rob Smale, non-executive director at E2E Total Loss Vehicle Management.
Rising claims costs in quarter four are expected to put a slight dent in Hastings’ 2019 dividend payout.
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
"Outlier" credit hire companies have left insurers increasingly dealing with claims in excess of £100,000, lawyers have cautioned.
The current credit hire regime has no place for choice other than a hire car for the duration of repair, even though that might not meet the needs of the claimant. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK,…
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…