Formed in 2008, professional risks and financial lines specialist broker New Dawn Risk grew to handle £81m of premium last year. It started 2021 by looking to target UK regional brokers for the first time. Founder Max Carter reviews the growth of the…
Covid-19-related lawsuits are set to drive a 40% increase in litigation over the coming year, with many claims management companies either already dealing with or anticipating a surge in claims.
The government has announced a scheme to cover care homes that have struggled to take on people who have been discharged from hospital following a Covid-19 positive test but have further support needs due to a lack of available insurance.
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Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Following criticism from television personality Jeremy Clarkson and minister Lord Stephen Greenhalgh, the Association of British Insurers told Post it refutes suggestions its members may be “profiteering” from the cladding and fire safety scandal.
Property investor Aubrey Weis and his company Elcombe have denied Axa’s counterclaim and the issues set out in the provider’s defence document in the ongoing legal dispute over a £1.7m claim.
The insurance needs of the gaming sector are complicated and ever evolving but there are plenty of opportunities for those prepared to immerse themselves in this flourishing market.
Iprism Underwriting Agency has returned to profit in 2020 with a bottom line result of £435,365 reversing its £761,988 loss the year before when it was hit by restructuring costs.
David Harries, active underwriter of QBE Syndicate 386 and head of financial lines will be stepping down and handing over to UK insurance executive director Cécile Fresneau, the provider has confirmed.
Road traffic accident claimants have waited over a year just for their cases to be heard in court due to backlogs exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of Ministry of Justice figures by Zurich.
The annual 1 January reinsurance renewal season delivered firmer pricing for UK property risks, according to Willis Re as its figures also indicated another year of strong rises in motor.
Clark Gardiner, Ensurance senior underwriter, considers how Covid-19 has muddied the waters where it comes to practical completion in construction.
The insurance industry has reacted well to the challenge of covering the needs of those producing and transporting Covid-19 vaccines around the world and across the UK, experts tell Post, predicting it will continue to play its part in supporting efforts…
Combined Property Control has reported that it will rely on admissions made by Lockton as it replied to the broker’s defence document submitted to the High Court in their ongoing legal dispute.
Post wraps up the major insurance deals of the week.
East West Insurance had 194 open insurance claims as of 12 October, administrator EY has confirmed.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal in the case of Halliburton v Chubb Bermuda Insurance, ruling in favour of the insurer on an arbitration issue in a Deepwater Horizon case.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to Lloyd’s and London Market insurers instructing them to “behave ethically and responsibly in the way they treat their customers, their employees and their counterparties” during the pandemic.
PWC has filed a claim against Slater & Gordon as it brought out its defence in the legal dispute with Watchstone, which is seeking £63m in damages from the accountants for alleged breaches of contract, confidence and fiduciary duty as well as conspiracy.
During the High Court hearing of the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, the regulator argued that reversing the judgment in the historic Orient Express case would “restore sanity”. If the Supreme Court chooses to overrule the…
Insurers have urged the Ministry of Justice to release the rules for the whiplash portal as soon as possible, after delays earlier this year.
Insurer defendants and the Financial Conduct Authority set out their starkly differing views on the use of trends clauses on day two of the ongoing business interruption test case hearing at the Supreme Court.
The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.
Loss adjusters are looking to technology to deal with business interruption claims, with the market preparing for a possible influx following the upcoming Supreme Court test case review.