Motor insurance sees biggest drop for seven years; Apollo gets new investment; Axa sets aside €1.5bn to fight deforestation; Nexus refinances; and Radius acquires Milestone
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is to recommence legal action against the government over inaction on 'unnecessary' Vnuk costs.
The insurance industry has not 'developed well' in tackling cyber risk, Chubb CEO and chair Evan Greenberg has told conference delegates.
ABI reports fraud at lowest level since 2007; Axa relaunches British Gas cover; Getsafe extends Series B; and Lockton acquires
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week.
Top 100 UK Insurers 2021: AM Best Commentary: Market able to withstand the impact of operating challenges
Covid-19 had the biggest impact on insurers in 2020. Commercial lines insurers suffered while personal lines insurers broadly benefited according to William Keen-Tomlinson, senior financial analyst in London for AM Best.
Jimmy Williams, co-founder and CEO of Urban Jungle, spoke to Post about how his own experience with home insurance inspired him to address issues the industry is facing, ambitions to branch outside of property and how views of insurtechs are changing.
Experts specialising in education sector insurance have hailed the market’s performance during the pandemic and expressed optimism for more success as students head back to university and further education colleges.
Listed insurtech market cap surpasses $22bn; motor start-up Adiona plans to take on 'outdated' incumbents; Dale Partners gets Lloyd's green light; and Zurich unveils £750m MGA capacity deal
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Insurers and lawyers have warned of 'unintended consequences' for lorry drivers and fleet underwriters from next year's Highway Code revamp.
With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.
Insurers could still face claims for damages relating to the late payment of Covid-19 business interruption claims under an as yet untested part of the law, according to lawyers.
Research by Aviva has shown optimism among brokers about their trading prospects for the second half of the year as the UK reopens from Covid restrictions.
Total enquiries to the Employers' Liability Tracing Office fell in 2020 as more people worked from home, with noise-induced hearing loss continuing to top searches.
The Association of British Insurers has this month published a code of conduct for insurers handling child sexual abuse claims, following criticism of tactics by an inquiry.
Dean Lander, Thatcham Research head of repair sector services, makes the case that more targeted training is needed around electric vehicle parts.
Amazon’s latest insurance foray won’t move mountains or topple dynasties – but bold isn’t always best.
Axa launches digital claims; Moody's strikes deal for RMS; ABI reports motor rates at five year low; industry bodies warn on escape of water; and MS Amlin invests in ESG MGA
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Weightmans associate Richard Burrows zones in on tinnitus claims.
Global cyber insurance pricing increased by 32% over the last year, research suggests, as insurers refine their approaches and some experts argue the full benefits of the cover are yet to materialise.
Insurance Post TV: Will claim volumes ever return to pre-pandemic levels? Featuring Allianz, NFU Mutual, RSA and Zurich
Today Insurance Post reveals the latest episode of its ‘magazine-style’ television show, which aims to get under the skin of some of the best read stories and articles that have appeared in print or online recently.
The Official Injury Claim portal was launched to the public two months ago, but Tim Wallis, chair of Trust Arbitration, suggests the introduction of alternative dispute resolution might be necessary for claimants, insurers, and law firms to realise the…
Caroline Johnson, technical claims director at LV General Insurance, highlights 'teething problems' with whiplash reforms.
The arbitrators who heard the dispute over business interruption claims between Hiscox and the Hiscox Action Group said that furlough payments ought not to be deducted from claims awards, Post can reveal.
A business interruption claim for Covid-19 losses brought by the Stonegate Pub Company against three insurers could cause the cost of the pandemic to the wider insurance market to rocket if it is successful, lawyers have told Post.