A new folding-screen smartphone is launching in the UK in May and will be the most expensive ever at £1800, but Ross Sinclair, CEO of EIP Insurance Services, says this has huge ramifications for those in the mobile device insurance sector and may prompt…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
The number of cases investigated by Sedgwick for fraud in 2018 fell by 39% compared to the year before.
The number of fraudulent insurance claims have soared by 27%, fuelled by rises in household and motor fraud.
Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
Many of us have either experienced fraud, seen friends who have fallen victim to it or witnessed the direct results in our workplaces. Shaun Smith, Iovation sales executive, explains why it's no surprise that one of the fastest growing fraud types in the…
In 2018, household names such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels and Facebook faced the potentially devastating consequences of large-scale data breaches. However, the threat may be bigger for SME’s, as smaller businesses lack the same resources to…
As we draw closer to the start of spring, the UK has seen unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures climbing into the double digits in recent days. But it’s not just the weather that’s heating up.
The number of claims for social engineering scams such as funds transfer fraud rose globally in 2018, according to claims data released by CFC Underwriting.
The government will put part of a £13m fund towards using artificial intelligence to fight insurance fraud.
One of the biggest challenges facing motor insurers is delivering a service that attracts and keeps customers, while keeping control of premiums argues James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK.
A chip shop worker was given a 16 month prison sentence and ordered to repay £2500 after he made a fraudulent claim.
Geo's CEO Paul Dilley talks about a recent traumatic experience and how his ordeal raises questions on how insurers can improve the claims management process.
In Post's first research project of 2019 we'll be looking at all the factors that are shaping the motor insurance market.
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
Late last year, James Heath was appointed the 23rd president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, succeeding Stephen Hines. He speaks to Post about the legal issues facing the industry.
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.
‘Heartless’ insurance fraudster who made false Grenfell, Manchester Arena bombing and London Bridge terror attack claims jailed
A woman who made more than 50 fraudulent claims, including some involving the Grenfell Tower fire, Manchester Arena bombing and London Bridge terror attack, has been handed a jail sentence.
Three years ago, the government established an Insurance Fraud Taskforce with much fanfare. However, in the last 18 months, the project has gone quiet. A report from the latter half of 2017 has yet to be published. Post looks at what the holdup is.
The insurance industry has achieved many successes in its fight against fraud but it now needs to address database overload, urges Steve Crystal, head of financial crime at Sedgwick.
Five members of an organised crime group have been jailed for a combined sentence of 14 years for defrauding insurers.
Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
Liability insurers are seeing a dramatic increase in claims arising from allegedly defectively installed cavity wall insulation. Tom Corrigan, partner at DAC Beachcroft, asks whether there is cause for concern.