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.
Ashton West OBE is to retire as CEO and executive director of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, being replaced by former QBE group chief claims officer Dominic Clayden.
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“We have no doubt that we have missed some Fords and included some Tinchers. But who ends up a Ford and who ends up a Tincher is not pre-determined.”
A whiplash fraudster has been handed a two month prison sentence and been ordered to pay £14,000 in costs.
Over half of UK homeowners believe it is acceptable to omit or adjust information in their application to keep their insurance premiums low, according to survey findings.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has appointed two claims officers from major insurers to its board.
This week, the insurance industry received the news that the government’s controversial whiplash reforms are likely to be put into effect in April next year.
Insurers want to tackle the rising costs of escape of water claims but not enough are investigated to detect fraud or identify third-party liability, argues John Gow, operations manager and senior investigator, IFIC Forensics.
Two months on from his appointment as head of the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department, Post sat down with detective chief inspector Andy Fyfe to discuss the ways Ifed is tackling insurance fraud.
Insurers do not quote racist premiums, writes François-Xavier Boisseau, CEO insurance at Ageas UK, urging the sector to better educate the public on how pricing works.
James Tucker, smart technology manager at Allianz, explains why insurers should consider creating an all-encompassing personal cyber cover.
Charlotte Halkett, one of the founding members of Insure the Box, caused waves when she moved to launch an insurance business of a removals booking firm Buzz Move in September last year.
Boards shouldn't turn their attention away from corporate, compliance and supply chain risks, warns Dave Brosnan, CEO of CNA Hardy Europe.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau has signed a contract with Mohawk Security in order to more effectively combat fraud.
Ghost brokers have defrauded the public of £631,000 over the past three years.
13 people have been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud insurance company 1st Central following an Ifed investigation.
Tel Aviv-headquartered motor technology firm Nexar has closed a $30m (£21.4m) round of financing.
Kennedys has secured the first authoritative court guidance on the meaning ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in personal injury claims.
Hastings Direct has selected BAE Systems’ Net Reveal solution in order to detect and investigate claims and policy fraud.
A claims manager who defrauded his employer, Arthur J Gallagher, out of more than half a million pounds, has been jailed.
The insurance industry needs to push for amendments to the Data Protection Bill, argues Stuart Walters, chief information officer at BGL Group.
A man has been jailed and three others have been sentenced for orchestrating two cases of crash for cash frauds.
Hastings Direct has won a court battle against a fraudster who was ordered to pay £5000 in costs and handed a 22-week prison custodial sentence by the Royal Courts of Justice.