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…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 16: “From feast to famine in ten days” – How the travel insurance sector is dealing with the Coronavirus with no sales
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of travel insurance experts to discuss how the travel insurance sector is coping with a “tsunami of claims” and whether it will bounce back post-pandemic.
Claims farmers looking to exploit the new type of claims arising from coronavirus will contribute to an increase in fraud, warn lawyers.
Now in its twelfth year Post' s Insurance Fraud Awards is your opportunity to promote the outstanding work your business and employees have been doing to curtail and catch criminals intent on making money through nefarious means.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 13: Litigation under lockdown - how are lawyers and insurers managing legal disputes during the coronavirus?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new video series brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we gathered together a group of lawyers and claims experts to discuss how they are managing dispute resolution and…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 11: Loss adjusting during lockdown - and what the sector might look like post-pandemic
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we brought together a group of senior loss adjusters and experts to discuss how their employers have adapted…
There is an increasing frequency with which tinnitus is appearing alongside minor whiplash injuries in road traffic accident claims. Catherine Burt, head of motor fraud at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, asks if insurers should be worried about…
PREMIUM: Arson has been with us almost since the day humankind discovered fire. It has blighted every society and great civilisations have their own chapters entirely devoted to spectacular acts of arson – just think of the deranged Emperor Nero fiddling…
Insurance Covid Cast Episode Nine: Could Tiger King Joe Exotic cut it as a fraud fighter or handle big cats at Lloyd’s?
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we present first in an irregular series - Covid Culture Club - where we discuss things to watch and do at home.
Davies has appointed James Heath to the newly created role of group chief risk officer.
Motor Insurance World Live video presentation: Same problem, new challenges; tackling motor fraud in 2020
Allianz has been tackling fraud for over a decade with savings increasing year-on-year for the last ten years.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Insurance lawyers have responded to today’s Supreme Court ruling which found supermarket Morrisons is not ‘vicariously liable’ for a large-scale data leak by a disgruntled employee, saying it might be a relief for corporates but that it doesn’t signal…
The use of cryptocurrencies continues to grow with investors increasingly regarding them as another asset class, while an increasing number of companies and countries now accept them as valid forms of currency
What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out
Hastings is hoping that investment in its anti-fraud capabilities and supplier partnerships secured in the tail-end of last year will mitigate the impact of claims inflation on its bottom line.
Law firm Kennedys has spun out part of its innovation function as a separate wholly-owned limited company in order to speed up product development and attract staff more suited to its technology/software focus.
Innovation in insurance should focus on continually challenging our processes, our technology and our people to deliver what our clients want writes Dave Walsh, CEO of CFC Underwriting.
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…
Gallagher and Bloody Bay, which is locked in a legal battle with Besso, have reached an out of court agreement over alleged “secret profits” taken by a former Heath Lambert and later Besso employee, Post has learned.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
Protecting customers online is becoming increasingly difficult. Brooke Snelling, senior manager at Iovation, a Trans Union company, highlights areas where insurers should be using tools to prevent fraud.
Big data is not a game played by different rules, delegates at an insurance artificial intelligence ethics conference were today reminded.