At the beginning of the month the current government confirmed it would seek to tighten the law around handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands-free use. While Post supports this initial step it believes that the government…
Earlier this year parts of the UK were under water and serious flood warnings are becoming more commonplace, writes Jane Pocock, managing director, Copart UK.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
Insurance pricing in the third quarter of 2019 surged by 11.8% year on year in the UK driven by increases in property as well as financial and professional liability lines, according to research by Marsh.
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has cautioned that amid the Ogden rate change and inflationary pressures, current motor rates are “surprisingly low and unsustainable”.
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
Exclusive: The Ministry of Justice has defended itself over a "loophole" in whiplash legislation that lawyers and trade bodies argue could leave the majority of children injured in road traffic accidents without access to compensation or representation.
The average cost per motor repair has reached £1919, research company Trend Tracker has calculated.
The government will seek to tighten the law around the use of handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands free use.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
Although some reports suggest the number of nuisance calls is falling, Aviva's consumer research found that 70% of Brits said they had received a nuisance call or text in the past seven days, with 36% of those who received a cold call or text saying they…
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
As the ins and outs of the UK leaving the European Union continue to be debated, James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, feels that - whatever the outcome - the pain for customers facing lengthy and…
As people are increasingly switching to electric vehicles, are insurers taking the opportunity to explore this market?
Complaints about payment protection insurance increased 34% in the first half of 2019 in the run-up to 29 August deadline for refunds, according to figures released by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Whiplash reforms should be delayed as rushing through a "minimum viable product" will create unacceptable challenges for claimants, lawyers have warned the government.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
Fabricating a motor insurance claim used to be as simple as arranging for a mate to drive into your car but with today's new technology, Veronica Cowen explains how much harder insurers are making it for the fraudsters.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
European insurers paid out €1069bn (£953bn) in claims and benefits to insureds in 2018, according to figures gathered by Insurance Europe.
In the biggest news of the week the Supreme Court didn’t hold back when it ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s advice to HM The Queen that parliament should be prorogued was unlawful.
Fifty years ago, as the first Ford Capris, Austin Maxis and Aston Martin DBS V8s arrived on the UK’s forecourts, Thatcham Research was established to improve vehicle safety standards and contain claims cost. However Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at…
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
Analysis: How well have insurers and brokers adapted to providing access to insurance for people with disabilities?
With the introduction of the Equality Act, it became illegal for insurers to price disabled customers’ premiums on any factors that do not directly impact on the risk