Carolyn Mackenzie, director of complex claims at RSA, argues that whiplash reforms are striking a delicate balance well.
A government amendment to planned personal injury reforms could see insurers have to prove to the regulator that they are passing on savings to customers.
Insurers have welcomed the progression of hotly anticipated personal injury reforms through Parliament, however yesterday’s events in Westminster have whipped up fresh disapproval from the legal sector.
Vocal opposition to the Civil Liability Bill is ramping up as MPs prepare to debate it in its second reading.
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Two-thirds of people feel “positive” about the proposed changes to personal injury compensation, a Consumer Intelligence survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers shows.
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Specialist motor insurer ERS has reported its highest first half profit performance in five years.
With Brexit and personal injury uncertainties prevailing, LV is continuing to take a cautious approach to motor.
Direct Line Group saw operating profit slide in the first half of 2018, as it was hit by weather-related claims.
The second reading of the Civil Liability Bill may be pushed back to September, once parliament has held its summer recess.
Laws to curb whiplash claims have passed through the House of Lords, the first step toward ending what the industry describes as Britain's 'compensation culture'.
When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Claire Tyler cut her teeth in insurance during the management trainee graduate programme at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. From there, she entered the Allianz claims graduate scheme and worked her way up to become a senior claims handler
Ageas used its full weather damage claims allowance for the year during Q1 2018 after the fallout experienced by the Beast from The East.
Covéa Insurance saw a 10.8% increase in gross written premiums in the financial year to 3 May, up to £739m from £666.3m in the previous year.
This week in Post, the majority of the team managed to continue putting off doing any substantial exercise for our upcoming Tough Mudder course.
Peers in the House of Lords examined the Civil Liability Bill yesterday in the Bill's second reading.
Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
The number of personal injury motor insurance claims has fallen to the lowest level in nine years, government figures published today reveal.
This week the UK has been focused on court cases and Inquiries.
Insurers have already started to reduce motor premiums ahead of the government’s proposed whiplash and discount rate reforms.
The whiplash reform and discount rate change can be positive for customers, but Rob Townend, managing director at Aviva UK general insurance, warns the challenge for the industry will be to demonstrate these measures have indeed benefitted policyholders.
LV could make a profit of £44m if the discount rate was revised even fractionally, the company said.