PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
The Arson Prevention Forum, an organisation designed to bring together relevant parties to share ideas, good practice and trends on the fight against arson, has hit pause on holding meetings. Post investigates why and what next where it comes to tackling…
Parametrics has been around for a while but a slew of new entrants means it is now poised to make its mark on UK general insurance
Mike Ledgerton, head of major loss at Questgates, reflects on the Court of Appeal decision in Endurance Corporate Capital Ltd v Sartex Quilts & Textiles Ltd., which has potentially far reaching consequences to the measure of indemnity.
A judge has ruled in favour of AIG in its application to substitute the named claimant on its claim against roofers and RSA, allowing the property damage claim to go ahead.
As many businesses hit one month out of their offices and workplaces insurers have been praised for their response to unoccupied premises clauses in buildings insurance.
Insurance Premium Tax has remained at 12% in today’s Chancellor’s budget, as the government pledged to boost spending on flood defences.
There was “a very large number of factors” behind the significant drop in operating profit at Allianz UK in 2019, according to CEO Jon Dye.
Allianz UK has reported profit of £138.1m for 2019 supported by investment gains as operating profit fell.
Scandal, fraud, deception and rabid profiteering have never been far away from the insurance industry. Indeed, it is probably fair to say they have been uneasy bedfellows ever since the modern insurance industry started to lay its foundations in this…
Insurance losses resulting from severe weather conditions from 19-21 January in Australia, are estimated to be A$514m (£269m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia
Australians whose property has been damaged by the ongoing bushfires should beware of “fictitious or unscrupulous tradespeople, repairers or firms offering to assist them with their insurance claim”, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission…
Insured losses resulting from bushfires ravaging the Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia are estimated to have reached A$995m (£524m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
Insurance losses resulting from months of deadly bushfires in Australia are estimated to be A$431m (£228m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
Historically people have 'fallen' into insurance rather than seeking it as a career. Adrian Furness, chief operating officer at Covéa Insurance, asks if this is changing.
In a hardening market, competition is tough to place property and casualty risks. Now more than ever, brokers need to work closely with insurers and customers on claims prevention and risk management, writes Jon Walker, executive MD of Commercial…
Allianz reported operating profit of £100m for the year to date in its Q3 results, with its combined operating ratio slipping to 96.5% from 95.7% at the half year.
Munich Re reported "relatively high" man-made major loss claims, which were more than four times the hit it took in Q3 last year.
Fire Protection Association calls for a quick ban on combustible cladding in all high risk residencies
The government must work quickly to make changes to building regulations and ban combustible cladding in all high risk residencies, the Fire Protection Association has urged.
Fraudsters have been convicted for falsely claiming a total of £775,000 from the Grenfell Tower victims’ fund.
Insurers have welcomed the government’s commitment to improving building safety standards.
Sedgwick loss adjusters arrived on Great Abaco Island in the wake of Hurricane Dorian aboard a Black Hawk helicopter on 6 September.
When physician John Snow was trying to identify the source and path of cholera outbreaks in London, he plotted outbreaks on a map of the city. Richie Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions argues as reliable as…