Loss adjusters saw claims of more than £1m after July floods hit London basements. James Long, Criterion Adjusters managing director, explains why these were so costly.
The debate about the personal injury discount rate in Northern Ireland is a combination of big political forces, small political points-scoring and, perhaps, some missed opportunities, argue BLM director Alistair Kinley and partner Patrick Connolly,…
Insurers have the opportunity to help drive global change but they cannot do it alone, blogs Kennedys partner Fleur Rochester.
The way that the industry approaches fraud needs to continue to evolve, argues Handl Group chief commercial officer Chris Chatterton.
Ello managing director Michael Kalli considers recent research that suggests fewer than one in 10 consumers feel like they are a valued customer to their insurer.
Climate change still remains the biggest challenge facing society, and we aren’t responding fast enough, writes Guido Fürer, group chief investment officer and member of the group executive committee, Swiss Re.
The global pandemic has altered the risk landscape, pressing the need for a rethink of the tripartite relationship between insurer, broker and customer to ensure businesses’ evolving needs are met, says Sam Franks, Beazley UK regional development manager…
Across the UK there are more than 136,000 small charities and community causes helping vulnerable people in the UK. Laura Spiers, head of social impact and environmental, social and governance at RSA argues that to help them working with local causes…
Ignite Systems managing director Toby MacLachlan considers the benefits of automation in insurance.
Lloyd's placing platform PPL is often criticised, but when the underwriting rooms were closed last year it ensured the relative stability of the market. Jakub Wróblewski, London Market practice lead at Sollers Consulting, asks what comes next.
Dean Lander, Thatcham Research head of repair sector services, makes the case that more targeted training is needed around electric vehicle parts.
Claims teams must be proactive coming out of the pandemic to ensure lessons learned are not lost, posits Markel UK claims and legal services director Richard Napoli.
Craig Harris, Criterion loss adjuster, reflects on the unique challenges of loss adjusting in Ireland.
Peach Pi underwriter Maria Naghshbandi considers the cover and claim minefield for practitioners operating in the widely unregulated wellness sector.
Weightmans associate Richard Burrows zones in on tinnitus claims.
The Official Injury Claim portal was launched to the public two months ago, but Tim Wallis, chair of Trust Arbitration, suggests the introduction of alternative dispute resolution might be necessary for claimants, insurers, and law firms to realise the…
Caroline Johnson, technical claims director at LV General Insurance, highlights 'teething problems' with whiplash reforms.
Peter Kenworthy, Keoghs partner and head of disease, considers the scope for Covid-19 injury claims.
As the government's advice to work from home comes to an end, Michael Jenkins, head of legal advice at Arc Legal Assistance, explains what employees and employers can do.
The VW Group is looking to claw back €270m from its insurers in directors' and officers' claims but Guy Robson, partner at group action law firm Keller Lenkner UK, asks what this might mean for D&O insurance for vehicle manufacturers in the future?
'Freedom Day' may be approaching but a return to normality could remain a risky business for employers, writes BLM occupational disease team partner Simon Morrow.
Sebastien Proffit, Axa Investment Managers' head of portfolio solutions, fixed income, considers approaches for insurers looking to green up their investment strategies.
A smooth transition is expected as the Government Trade Credit Reinsurance Scheme draws to a close at the end of June, writes Stuart Ramsden, Atradius regional director UK & Ireland.
The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal highlights the need for greater regulation and risk management of mega carriers, blogs Captain Michael Barrass, RSA marine risk management consultant.