A no-win-no-fee law firm has unveiled a £1m rebrand and a move away from the “aggressive” advertising associated with the sector.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority is investigating 15 reports of misconduct against solicitor firms involved in holiday sickness claims.
Claimant lawyers need to report dodgy peers to the Solicitors Regulation Authority, urges Andrew Twambley, spokesperson for Access to Justice, arguing current legislation is enough to tackle fraud.
With technology reshaping the insurance industry, incumbents need to disrupt the very business models they helped create in order to meet fast-changing customer expectations, writes Maurice Tulloch, CEO, international insurance, Aviva.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
An Ageas employee has been jailed for three years and four months for defrauding his employer out of £271,489 in order to finance his gambling habit.
At a time when regulation and taxes are weighing heavily on their operations, brokers find they have to adapt to the digital age. At a Post roundtable, in association with SSP, they discussed how they can leverage new technologies to better serve their…
Aviva detected £85 million of insurance fraud last year and recorded a 9.5% increase in the number of fraudulent claims.
We have a sign in our kitchen with the rules of the house. As well as being told not to run (and throw balls in the house), my son knows it’s important to play nicely.
Proposed whiplash reforms are likely to be tough on claimant law firms. Many are carving out a niche in holiday destinations for gastric illness claims.
With trials of driverless car fleets now occupying our national roads, the motor sector is getting an upgrade like never before. As fraudulent claims continue to accelerate and while premiums pay the price, new entrants are causing insurers to tighten…
Three crash for cash fraudsters have pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation following an Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department investigation.
BLM's Terry Renouf sums up the last Claims Club meeting where tackling supply chain issues, talking about artificial intelligence and applying gig economy opportunities made the headlines.
The delay in whiplash reform should not be wasted, says Simon Stanfield, chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society, urging all parties to grasp the opportunity.
Mulsanne Insurance and broker Premium Choice have become members of the Insurance Fraud Bureau.
ERS has hired ex-AA head of counter fraud, Steve Gaywood, as the new head of counter fraud for the syndicate.
Horwich Farrelly has unveiled plans to shut its claimant legal arm, with the 42 staff impacted expected to be redeployed elsewhere in the business.
It's been a challenging month here in Taunton. A new bridge has gone up on the main road, amid the gazes of many excited onlookers, and - equally exciting - a new fence is being erected on one side of my garden.
Brokers need to stand out in a competitive market and claims service is a way to make a real difference. Being there to advise, intervene – and to turn the heat up if necessary – can mean the world to a grateful client.
Spending some time with sport psychologist Simon Hartley reminded James Reader, CEO of Covéa Insurance, it can be all too easy to lose focus on what we’re really here to do
Nothing is truly resilient against hacking. There’s always a trade-off between utility and the cost of protecting those systems according to Mark Hawksworth, technology specialist practice group leader at Cunningham Lindsey.
The internet is, of course, most of the time, a force for good, but is it driving down the quality of what we as an industry offer our clients? Carl Shuker, CEO of A-Plan Insurance, investigates.
With almost 173,000 reported cases last year, identity fraud is an ever-increasing problem. Insurers are taking a proactive approach to fight this pernicious problem
The Association of British Insurers’ announcement that motor insurance premiums hit their highest recorded levels at the end of last year is another reminder that change is long overdue in the personal motor market. That’s coming but will it be enough?