Exclusive: Former LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke has taken a role as a non-executive of the Aviva general insurance and life businesses.
The whiplash reform and discount rate change can be positive for customers, but Rob Townend, managing director at Aviva UK general insurance, warns the challenge for the industry will be to demonstrate these measures have indeed benefitted policyholders.
Silicosis could result in claims if employers don't manage risks correctly, explains Andy Miller, technical risk control manager at Allianz UK, wondering whether a tougher approach might be needed.
Insurers need to make sure their rehabilitation providers comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Anthony Eeles, chief digital and information officer at HCML, shares his checklist to reduce risks of a £20m fine.
The perfect storm of conditions that has allowed the legacy sector to boom over the past couple of years looks set to continue throughout 2018 as capital continues to flow into the market, fuelling a pipeline of deals.
Insurers welcome the whiplash compensation reform introduced in the Civil Liability Bill, while personal injury lawyers warn against its unintended consequences.
City Minister John Glen is confident the new UK framework for insurance linked securities will help the market grow.
Possible mesothelioma treatment will require a new approach to asbestos claims, explains Ian Harvey, head of claims strategy at Pro Global.
With the NHS facing spiralling costs, reform to clinical negligence claims should not be seen as controversial, says Stephen Hines, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
Investment management firm Burford Capital has received outline approval to set up an insurance company in Guernsey.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
Over two decades ago, a quintet sat down to formulate the pre-action protocols for personal injury claims. Post gathered four [Nigel Tomkins, then of Thompsons could not make it] back together to reflect on their influence, lessons learned and the…
Emerging risks as well as new and upcoming regulations are driving the growth of the Turkish insurance market, explain Pelin Paysal and Ilgaz Önder, partner and associate at Gün and Partners.
Insurers could face millions of pounds worth of professional indemnity claims arising from negligent financial advice given to those transferring out of the British Steel Pensions Scheme last year.
Hiscox has been found not guilty of breaching the Data Protection Act in a court case brought against it by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Kanye West has settled his lawsuit against Lloyd's of London syndicates.
Keoghs has completed its acquisition of Hill Dickinson’s general insurance business.
While the US has led the consumer rights crusade against defective products, other countries are becoming increasingly protective, writes Lei Yu, managing director, Marsh Hong Kong and Macau.
I started this year in style watching the fireworks over Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland Paris. Looking at January’s headlines the insurance industry has also started this year with a bang.
Exclusive: The chair of the Justice Select Committee earns £15,000 a year from a law practice with a significant personal injury insurance practice.
Composite Legal Expenses has acquired the business and assets of York-based firm General Protection Limited.
Legal expenses insurer Das Group has launched an Alexa 'skill' for the Amazon Echo Amazon’s virtual personal assistant.