Loss adjusting

Editor's Comment: Writing a new chapter

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.

Storms' insured loss estimate increases to £1.4bn

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…

Penny Black's New Year 2016

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.

Blog: Drones prove their worth in Desmond floods

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…

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