Pet insurance

Pet Insurance: Paws for thought

The cost of pet insurance claims has skyrocketed in the past five years, prompting some insurers to withdraw from the sector altogether. How can those that remain respond to the difficult market conditions?

Interview: Jon Dye - The Dye is cast

Jon Dye’s appointment as Allianz UK CEO did not come as a surprise to many, including himself. And while he is not daunted by his new role, he is certainly not complacent about the task ahead.

Axa pulls out of pet insurance market

Axa Direct and Partnerships is looking for an insurer to take over its pet insurance client base after deciding to stop offering the product

Vet jailed for £200k fraud

A veterinary surgeon who tried to claim almost £200 000 from three insurers for non-existent pets has been jailed for two years.

L&G enters pet insurance market

Legal and General is to launch pet cover for cats and dogs direct, online and over the phone, as well as through Confused.com.

The rise of pet insurance fraud

Shocking stories of claimants deliberately harming pets are guaranteed to grab headlines, but what is the truth behind the increasing level of fraud detected in a sector predicted to be worth £900m by 2015?

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