The insurance premium tax rise and resulting £700m spend on flood defences could be "too little, too late" according to loss assessment firm Harris Balcombe.
Fourth quarter operating earnings in Crawford & Company's international segment dropped to $7.3m (£5.1m) in 2015 compared to the Q4 2014 result of $9.6m.
Charles Taylor CEO David Marock has heralded 2015 as a year of “strong growth” after the multi-faceted firm delivered a 31.6% increase in statutory profit before tax to £12.8m for 2015 (2014: £9.7m).
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Global loss adjuster McLarens has confirmed the appointment of two senior managers in Asia-Pacific.
Davies Group has launched Davies Casualty a new division incorporating all of the group's UK casualty operations, including Garwyn & Argent.
Emergency services are searching for three people after yesterday’s (23 February) partial collapse of the decommissioned Didcot A Power Station in south Oxfordshire.
Cunningham Lindsey has relaunched its in-house technical surveying services practice under the group's building consultancy brand name, Sergon.
Former Davies CEO Charles Crawford has joined Arthur J Gallagher International in the role of interim programme director to assist with the ongoing integration of businesses at the firm.
There may be less media interest in the floods but loss adjusters must manage expectations as the hard work has only just begun
Don't be fooled by the positive press, there is still scope to do a lot more to help claimants, particularly when there is a surge...
The Claims Club Asia has been renamed Claims Club Asia-Pacific in a new look for 2016.
Loss adjuster Cunningham Lindsey has appointed David Pigot as CEO for UK, international and major and complex loss operations, replacing Phil McNeilage who has spent a decade as UK CEO.
A new year and a new start; time to ring in the new; the new year is like a blank book and you have the pen to fill the pages – you probably heard all of these and more as Big Ben chimed in the New Year and you planned your resolutions.
Loss adjuster Crawford & Company has opened an office in Carlisle in Cumbria to support community members impacted by recent flooding.
Chris Panes, formerly CEO of Asia for Crawford, is leaving the loss adjuster to join rival McLarens in February.
Latest estimates from accounting firm PWC suggest insured losses from storms Desmond, Eva and Frank, which battered the UK in December 2015, could reach £1.4bn as Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday (3 January) pledged £40m to repair and improve flood…
As the insurance industry rings in the New Year, Penny Black asked commentators how they like to celebrate and what resolutions they will be making for 2016.
More rainfall predicted as Cunningham Lindsey calls in international team to help cope with Storm Eva claims
A team of specialist property adjusters, from Cunningham Lindsey's overseas offices in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa, will be arriving in the UK from 5 January 2016 to boost the firm's expert technical resources.
Penny Black has asked insurers to share their stories of Christmas disasters. Loss adjusters have also told her about their most festive business claims.
Crawford & Company has promoted the boss of its Malaysian operation, Phillip Fong, to the role of CEO of Asia.
Covéa Insurance has experienced a 180% increase in claims volumes to date as a result of Storm Desmond which hit North West England on 5 and 6 December.
In the wake of Storm Desmond, loss adjusters have been using drones to provide an aerial view of the flood-stricken areas. They've started only recently experimenting with the technology and, initially, there was a school of thought that it's a ‘nice to…