Public Sector organisations are bracing themselves for future claims related to alleged failure to protect and failure to remove children from abusive environments during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Keoghs partner Sarah Swan spoke to Post about why abuse…
The number of ghost broking investigations has doubled since 2016, Stephen Dalton, head of intelligence and investigations at the Insurance Fraud Bureau, told Post.
Atlanta acquires Marmalade; Aviva in SME cyber push; Greenlight seals 13th insurtech deal; and Zurich launches flood pilot
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Six members of a Bristol-based organised crime group who fraudulently used trade motor insurance policies to help traffic drugs have been sentenced to a combined 18 years and eight months in prison.
On the 23rd of March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers about their work and personal experiences of…
Credit hire firm Cogent Hire will aim for “zero litigation” and “near total” removal of fraud, managing director Kirsty McKno told Post as the company launched.
The UK’s four main mobile networks have all launched a 5G service and by 2022 the whole of the UK is expected to have access. 5G is touted to bring benefits across society – Post investigates what will it mean for insurers and their clients.
Digitisation has become essential for insurers looking to unlock value and deliver excellent customer experience. According to EXL's UK and Europe team, Mohit Manchanda, head of insurance, Rohan Regis, vice-president insurance and Swarnava Ghosh, senior…
For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
The British government is planning to avoid the European Union’s controversial Vnuk law, which requires compulsory insurance for vehicles including golf buggies and mobility scooters even on private land.
Kingfisher has responded to claims by the sellers of Fresh Insurance that it exited key directors in “bad faith” in a further filing at the High Court.
Assurant’s Europe boss Christian Formby tells Post how he came into the role, explains the growth opportunities for its B2B2C connected home, lifestyle and car offering and discusses how it faces competition from all angles, despite having no similar…
For the Record: Aviva rationalises office space, RSA deal gets greenlight, Miller enters HNW and Corant Global is born
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Jennette Newman, partner at Clyde & Co, was appointed as president of Forum of Insurance Lawyers in November last year, replacing Anthony Baker. She spoke to Post about her hopes for 2021.
Property investor Aubrey Weis and his company Elcombe have denied Axa’s counterclaim and the issues set out in the provider’s defence document in the ongoing legal dispute over a £1.7m claim.
From trade tariffs on parts and whiplash reform, through to fraud, automatic lane keeping technology and connected vehicles, there is plenty for insurers to keep an eye on this year, says Jon Dye, director of motor at QBE.
The challenges of the coronavirus pandemic led to substantial technological advances that insurance must build on this year, says Peter Thompson, CEO of insurance, distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
The general insurance industry is in the middle of a digital overhaul. The customer mix is shifting towards digital natives, who expect seamless interactions over digital channels. According to EXL's UK and Europe team, Mohit Manchanda, head of insurance…
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
Post spoke to loss adjusting and legal professionals to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
The seven defendants in the ongoing legal case between the sellers of Fresh Insurance and Kingfisher have struck back denying the accusations of data protection breaches and fraudulent misrepresentation while claiming that the buyers sacked key directors…
Axa has blamed Lockton for issuing an incorrect certificate as the insurer estimated its liability for the damage portion of a property claim at £541,000 rather than the £1.7m being sought by property investor Aubrey Weis in a High Court action.
Kingfisher UK Holdings has accused the former owners of personal lines specialist broker Fresh Insurance of covering up that its software used the Motor Insurance Bureau’s My Licence system in a way that breached its agreement with the MIB and the Data…
Exclusive: Cold calling fraudsters have contrived another method of targeting policyholders to make fake claims in what insurer LV told Post it believes is a twist on previous scams.