To borrow an analogy from Forrest Gump’s mother, writing about insurance can be like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. On the topic of trampolines, an assortment of ‘no comments’ left a rather nasty taste
The rental market in the UK is changing and it's changing fast. As house prices go through the roof, owning a place has become a pipedream for the younger generation, writes Stephen Cowap, head of insurance at Urban Jungle.
US on-demand commercial drone insurtech Skywatch AI has expanded into the UK, where its policies will be underwritten by specialty reinsurer Chaucer.
The Motor Insurer's Bureau might have outlined how it expects the proposed litigant in person portal to work. But Marcus Taylor, director of claims at Minster Law, argues that while this might be fine for 'sunny day' scenarios, there was much detail…
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has helped compensate tens of thousands of policyholders following the collapse of five unrated insurers over the past three years. Chief operating officer Jimmy Barber talks to Post on efforts to recover cash…
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
It’s all change for the country this morning as Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she would step down from office after failing to unite MPs on the way the UK should leave the European Union.
As the dust settles on the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Michael Collins, an associate and solicitor advocate in BTO’s insurance team, answers the question we have all being asking: when a dragon burns down a property, can the property owner…
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
Clyde & Co has opened an office in Dublin to ensure its Irish law insurance practice can continue to operate seamlessly as the UK leaves the EU.
Exclusive: Beazley opened its Birmingham office as part of a strategy to diversify away from its core US business. Fourteen months later, the office is likely to be held up as a model for the company's further expansion plans.
Supreme Court has ruled against Axa in a landmark dispute between a property damage insurer and a motor insurer over £2m fire claim.
Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage – but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have the greatest impact on their success
Drivers of fully automated vehicles should not be held liable for accidents involving their cars while technology is in charge, says the Association of British Insurers and Thatcham Research.
After getting a taste for adjusting, Marcus Hanson has progressed to Sedgwick’s complex liability team
Exclusive: Insurers are identifying a rising trend in child sexual abuse claims.
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
The government has outlined plans that will see it commit to reforms over the coming years, following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has bolstered its complex corporate liability function with the recruitment of six senior adjusters formerly with rival VRS Verclaim.
We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.