The Covid-19 pandemic has caused devastating losses for many businesses, with SMEs in the retail and hospitality sector being particularly hard hit. The extent to which these losses fall to be covered by business interruption insurance policies is the…
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
On 15 September the judges in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case will hand down their judgment. But this will not mark the end of the struggle between insurers and customers.
Kingsfisher Holdings UK, formerly known as Vantage Holdings, has filed a £25m legal claim in the High Court in London over the deal for Fresh Insurance it completed in October 2018.
The judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, in which the regulator is representing policyholders against insurers, is expected Tuesday 15 September.
Exclusive: The Financial Ombudsman Service told Post it has so far seen a “handful” of business interruption complaints about brokers, as policyholders await the results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
Recently appointed unit manager for Questgates’ new public transport claims division Andy Anderson and divisional director of specialist services Glen Donaldson, spoke to Post about plans, challenges in the industry and the Scottish train derailment near…
David Roberts & Partners has denied the client and team poaching claims by Jelf in a High Court case and accused the Marsh-owned business of having a "toxic" work atmosphere and grossing up premiums, while a counterclaim from one defendant alleged human…
A filing by Jelf has slammed DRP’s defence and counterclaim allegations for including “much irrelevant and often inaccurate information, seemingly included for perceived prejudicial value” and addressed the accusations of grossing up premiums and gender…
Jason Lauchlan, a former branch director of Jelf’s Malton office, is seeking compensation for what he alleges was an “unlawful” breach of his privacy after Jelf obtained and shared Facebook messages between him and another former employee.
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena
Property investor Aubrey Weis has accused Lockton of forging Axa documents and altering an insurance certificate issued to his company Combined Property Control in a filing at the High Court of Justice in London.
Pre-tax profit at Arron Banks’ personal lines broker Somerset Bridge Insurance Services fell to £5.04m in 2019, down from £6.54m the previous year.
The Central Bank of Ireland has reached a settlement with former Quinn Insurance director Kevin Lunney.
Ben Pilbrow, partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn and legal advisor to the QIC Action Group, discusses the implications of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court intervention against insurers for funding claims.
As brokers grapple with soaring professional indemnity rates and attention sharpens on the potential for claims in the wake of the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case, Post investigates what the eye-watering price changes…
Insurers have welcomed the government’s consultation into the safe use of automated lane keeping systems in vehicles but warned against making the “huge leap” of believing this “clever bit of technology” is the same as an automated car.
Direct Line has been ordered to pay £36,998 to a former employee who claimed they were unfairly dismissed, Post has learned.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to replace its usual in-person version and still be able to give would-be lawyers a taste of legal life during Covid-19 disruption.
Enstar-owned Mercantile Indemnity has been ordered to pay out £1.1m after an appeal against a Haringey Council child sexual abuse payout failed. Mercantile appealed a 2019 judgment where RSA was the original insurer after it inherited the claim as part…
Environmental criminal liability in England and Wales has recently undergone a period of significant change. Prosecutions have become fewer in number and fines for prosecutions that do take place have become much larger, according to Aidan Thomson and…
Hiscox has agreed to an expedited arbitration process in its dispute with the Hiscox Action Group, a coalition of policyholders that is contesting the insurer’s rejection of coronavirus-related business interruption claims.
With the individual and team tasks now completed, it is time for the five remaining candidates to reflect on them as they sit down with Suzanne Liversidge, sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar.
With the country in Covid-19 lockdown the five remaining apprentices are given their latest task through the means of video conferencing.