Growing timber insurance is a niche market that requires expertise, be it for underwriting or assessing storm damages. Frank McGaffney, loss adjuster at Agrical, explains.
With low levels of air travel penetration and a growing economy, expansion in the Indian aviation sector brings challenges and opportunities writes Kevin Betts, Asia-Pacific director, at loss adjuster McLarens Aviation.
Global loss adjuster McLarens has recruited Paul Mayes from rival Cunningham Lindsey.
Jonathan Swift speaks to We Go Look CEO and co-founder Robin Smith about building an on-demand business that handles insurance claims and why the Crawford & Co acquisition means she has more time now for the "fun stuff"
With concerns growing about the coordination of the many parties involved in investigating major fire claims, a roundtable recently brought together insurers, adjusters, forensic investigators and fire service chiefs. As they discussed the many…
Covea notched up two team wins and NFU Mutual chief claims manager Matthew Scott (above) took home the Achievement Award at the Post Claims Awards last night at the Sheraton Park Lane, London.
Glasgow’s insurance roots stretch back centuries to the city’s days as a bustling merchant hub of transatlantic trade. Today, its insurance market has lost none of its vibrancy, and its reputation as the general insurance centre of Scotland remains…
Brokers need to stand out in a competitive market and claims service is a way to make a real difference. Being there to advise, intervene – and to turn the heat up if necessary – can mean the world to a grateful client.
Business ethics has become increasingly important in recent years for many reasons, including increased stakeholder scrutiny. This is not surprising in the light of financial institutions’ scandals, the MPs’ expenses scandal and perhaps the influence of…
Marks is a loss adjuster focusing on agricultural, rural industries and estates losses at Crawford
The Enterprise Act may expose inefficiences in the way claims are handled – and fire investigators could feel the heat, as any delay in investigating may cost
Global loss adjuster McLarens has made a senior construction appointment in Australia.
Recent reports that copies of footballer David Beckham's personal emails had been stolen from his publicist illustrate the speed information can spread once personal or sensitive information is placed in the public domain.
Crawford & Company has reported improved financial results in 2016 with a net income attributable to shareholders of $36m (£28.9m), up from a net loss of $45.5m in 2015.
Questgates has expanded its team in Ireland to drive the development of business in the region through a series of appointments.
Dissatisfaction over clarity during the claims process has been highlighted by the recent Financial Conduct Authority review. What can the industry do to make the system work better?
For SMEs, the delays inherent in complex claims can mean coming perilously close to insolvency. What can brokers do to support them through the process?
Questgates has launched a cyber investigation loss adjusting service that can assess the cause and liability of a cyber attack.
Mahesh is a fully fledged loss adjuster for the firm after starting as a trainee
UK Vehicle has fully rebranded into Cazana, a database platform used by insurers, underwriters and loss adjusters to detect fraud at early stages.
Knowles Loss Adjusters has rebranded to Charles Taylor General Adjusting Services.
Former Gen Re claims manager Geoff Piggot has been named as CEO of Crawford Global Technical Services.
Crawford has appointed Andrew Robinson as its global chief operating officer.
Claims Equilibrium Club will provide claims support to Compass Broker Network.