Insurers say it is wrong to interpret ‘at the premises’ disease clauses in business interruption policies as being capable of responding to widescale, government ordered closures.
Dozens of NFU Mutual policyholders have had complaints over missing cover for Covid-related booking cancellations upheld, Insurance Post can reveal.
Court to hear ‘at the premises’ Covid BI arguments from Pizza Express, Excel London and ten insurers in April
Insurers and policyholders are set to exchange arguments on contentious ‘at the premises’ business interruption clauses during a series of expedited hearings in April.
With avian influenza prevention zone declared across Great Britain, an agriculture loss adjuster warns claims could be costly for insurers.
The Financial Conduct Authority has yet to close the majority of Covid-related whistleblowing reports received in the past 18 months, according to a freedom of information request made by Post.
As the complexity of risks and the frequency with which they arise increases, Nour Alnuaimi, founder and CEO of Upsurance, considers how the role of underwriter will evolve in the future.
The government-backed scheme is set to expire at the end of September, following months of waning interest from event organisers in the cover it was set up to provide.
Insurers have accused eight Premier League football clubs of taking a “mistaken approach” in a legal claim regarding losses suffered by the clubs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The trial in the case of Greggs v Zurich drew to a close on Tuesday, in a shortened process which forwent opening statements and cross-examination of expert witnesses.
Julie Rayson-Flynn, director at Brokerbility, considers how declining insurance performance are impacting on the reputation of smaller brokers and their customers, as they cope with hard market conditions and unknown territory.
Freedom Services Group has rolled out a four-day week to 190 of its employees, with the expectation that the scheme could help attract and retain talent.
The trial in the case of Various Eateries v Allianz ended last week, with the UK restaurant chain and its insurer exchanging arguments in closing statements.
Recently appointed chief claims officer at Aviva, Waseem Malik caught up with Post to chat about his move from Axa, the simplification and digitalisation of claims function at Aviva, and the impact of inflation and the supply chain shortage crisis.
Allianz Commercial’s win follows a market-beating Covid claims response, improvements to broker support, and a significant increase in combined operating ratio.
The High Court trial in bakery chain Greggs’ business interruption claim against Zurich Insurance has been delayed until later this month.
Post invites industry insiders affected by the key issues they believe insurance is getting ‘inside out’ to share their perspective and state their case for change. Here, a former business interruption insider argues that the government should follow the…
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Stonegate alleges 'obliteration of cover' while insurers say it has got policy terms 'fundamentally wrong' in closing submissions
The trial in the case of Stonegate v MS Amlin and others, drew to an end this week, with the UK’s biggest pub group and its insurers exchanging arguments in written closing submissions.
Broker Pound Gates faces professional negligence suit from nurseries unable to claim for pandemic closures
Around 70 childcare nurseries that were unable to claim for losses incurred during the pandemic have joined a prospective class action planning to take legal action against their insurance broker.
Greggs has upped the sum it is claiming from Zurich in a High Court dispute over Covid-19 business interruption losses to in excess of £150m.
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