A model similar to the Motor Insurers' Bureau's untraced and uninsured drivers payout scheme has been suggested as one way survivors of institutional child sexual abuse could be compensated.
The UK motor market had the unwanted title of the biggest riser in the annual global reinsurance renewal season this January, adding another reason for intense scrutiny on insurance pricing in the loss-making sector
Ecclesiastical faces fresh allegations of unethical treatment as case of ‘suicide watch’ claimant comes to light
Exclusive: Ecclesiastical’s CEO Mark Hews is being called upon to ‘put his house in order’ after experts have been left shocked and appalled at the ‘unethical’ practice of desktopping an abuse victim on suicide watch labelling it ‘shameful’ and ‘very…
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
2020 could prove to be a year of significant risk tipping points for insurers, many of them driven by fast-paced political and cultural change says Simon Laird, global head of insurance at RPC.
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is continuing efforts to secure agreements with France, Poland and Romania to preserve so-called ‘protection of visitors’ rules that would otherwise fall away if the UK is unable to strike a deal with the European Union by 31…
In this month’s column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, talks about the fallout from the hardening market, the success of Flood Re and his issues with the Insurance Museum
As the January sales draw to an end consumers aren't the only ones with deals on their minds.
JLT and Hyperion have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by JLT in relation to employees who left the broker last year and subsequently joined Hyperion.
Exclusive: Davies Group has acquired law firm Keoghs.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries is appealing against an employment tribunal ruling that ordered it to payout nearly £38,000 to a Zurich employee, Post has learned.
Ieva Andraityte now manages some of the legal expenses of Arc Legal's largest corporate clients, having discovered a passion for statistics and data analysis at university.
Ozlem Gurses, reader in insurance and commercial law at King’s College London and British Insurance Law Association committee member, asks if the oversight of insurtechs is keeping up with the potential damage to consumer protection that new technology…
The Ministry of Justice continues to face criticism for "missing the point" in its response to allegations of a “loophole” in whiplash legislation that affects children and vulnerable road users.
Helios has (almost) done his work and got the week done. Probably because he has an oven ready plan. To leave the working week and enter the weekend.
The Information Commissioner’s Office will be hoping that procedural bungles do not jeopardise its proposed audit and fines of Eldon Insurance and Leave EU, after its legal counsel was forced to admit standards had fallen “well below” expectations, Post…
Arron Banks’ group of companies take a “two-faced approach” to regulation and the Information Commissioner’s Office should be allowed to maintain its fines and audit against Leave EU and Eldon, a tribunal heard.
Insurers will know that the litigation process is neither short, nor timely. Yet, that is changing, writes Stephen Netherway litigation partner at City law firm Devonshires.
ICO fines and enforcement action ‘significant and novel extension’ of regulatory powers: Eldon and Leave EU
Eldon Insurance and Leave EU fines totalling £105,000 and a data audit against the broker levelled by the Information Commissioner’s Office are “divorced from reality,” a tribunal heard yesterday.
Eldon Insurance brand Go Skippy sold 788 policies via Leave EU marketing emails, which were later branded as contravening regulation by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The Civil Liability Act has created some unintended circumstances and Minster Law's CEO Shirley Woolham asks how legal expenses insurance can help in the post-reform world.
The Forum of Insurance Lawyers has expanded the remit of its cyber liabilities sector focus team to include insurers’ and law firms’ use of technology in claims handling, as well as claims law related to cyber cover and digital processing.
Aviva’s decision to bring the Norwich Union brand back into the public sphere is a one-off with no plans to use it on more “propositions or policies”, the insurer has confirmed.
Insurers remain uncertain over how any change to limitation law surrounding child sexual abuse cases could affect claims levels, an inquiry heard.