“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?
The fallout of the suspected attempted chemical murder in Salisbury has exposed the intricacies of business interruption policies
Harris Balcombe has seen investment from three equity partners to bolster its growth plans.
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Questgates has revealed it will hit revenue of £22m next year as it joins VRS Adjusters.
McLarens' largest private equity backer has sold its stake in the company.
The Ardonagh Group has agreed to sell Direct Group’s claims businesses to loss adjuster Davies for up to £36m.
A flooded home can be traumatic, especially for children. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director at the British Damage Management Association, explains how the claims process can be designed to protect the mental wellbeing of younger family…
Supply chain procurement continues to evolve against a backdrop of consolidation among both insurers and third party administrators. Edward Murray looks at how tendering is changing from the demands on suppliers to the length of partnerships
With an increasing focus on CSR and technology, choosing partners that can align with an insurer's core values has arguably never been more important. Edward Murray looks at the factors supply chain managers now consider important when choosing the…
As insurers are trying to tackle rising escape of water claims costs, loss adjusters are developing increasingly specialised skills, explains Darren Francis, escape of water project manager at Crawford & Company.
On-demand inspections start-up Shepper has raised $5.4m (£4.1m) in a series A round led by Aviva Ventures and Norwegian Idekapital Fund 1.
Claims firm Sedgwick could be snapped up by private equity group Carlyle for $6bn, it was reported.
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
The heatwave that engulfed the UK in July led to a 62% increase in fire claims, according to a loss adjuster firm.
Insurers should brace themselves for higher subsidence claims volumes, explains Sne Patel, head of subsidence at Crawford & Company.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
Ryan Field is a loss assessor and found being thrown into a surge situation challenging but good experience
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.