Australians whose property has been damaged by the ongoing bushfires should beware of “fictitious or unscrupulous tradespeople, repairers or firms offering to assist them with their insurance claim”, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission…
James Long assumed the position of managing director at Charles Taylor-owned loss adjuster Criterion in 2018, after 6 years at the company. He spoke to Post about the challenges the high net worth sector is facing, as well as predictions and plans for…
Insured losses resulting from bushfires ravaging the Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia are estimated to have reached A$995m (£524m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
Insurance losses resulting from months of deadly bushfires in Australia are estimated to be A$431m (£228m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
There was adequate capacity to meet rising demand in the reinsurance sector during the 1 January 2020 renewal period, according to Guy Carpenter, however the results for buyers were mixed depending on a range of factors.
UK motor liability reinsurance rates for some accounts rose by up to 35% in the annual January renewal season, according to Willis Re.
The idea of a Flood Re Plus scheme has been mooted by Airmic as a solution for those businesses that struggled to obtain flood cover
Ardonagh has cut its carrier relationships from 940 to 700 in the past six months with an eventual target of below 200, Paul Dilley, CEO of Geo Underwriting told Post.
MS Amlin will stop writing corporate property, real estate, casualty and package binders through its UK property and casualty business on 31 January 2020, the insurer has confirmed.
The SME market is changing, with more IT consultants, gig workers and freelance project managers emerging alongside traditional businesses. To support both the old and new Helen Bryant, director of SME markets at Allianz Insurance, argues the insurance…
Victor Insurance will operate at Lloyd’s as a “virtual syndicate” writing follow-on business as it looks to provide its capital partners opportunities to participate in risks around the world.
The outlook for the global property and casualty insurance sector is stable based on economic growth, good insurance capitalisation and positive P&C pricing trends, Moody's has said, as it flagged continuing catastrophe exposure.
As awareness of the damage we’re doing to our planet grows, sustainability is firmly on the corporate agenda, writes Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance. Finding ways to reduce our environmental footprint and safeguard the future for…
Ex-Axa and One Commercial leader Mike Keating is heading up managing general agent Qlaims Insurance as it launches with a claims advocacy service for commercial insurance brokers.
Insurers need to ditch standard practices like target times in contact centres and avoid unnecessary bureaucracy if they are to meet the needs of vulnerable customers, according to Direct Line Group managing director of claims Jessie Burrows.
For many years, indemnities have aided real estate development projects and transactions writes Michael Grimwood, business development manager at CLS Risk Solutions. It has traditionally been placed within the London market due to the complex nature of…
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.
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.
In a hardening market, competition is tough to place property and casualty risks. Now more than ever, brokers need to work closely with insurers and customers on claims prevention and risk management, writes Jon Walker, executive MD of Commercial…
Vibe will place Syndicate 5768 into run off at the end of the year.
Fire Protection Association calls for a quick ban on combustible cladding in all high risk residencies
The government must work quickly to make changes to building regulations and ban combustible cladding in all high risk residencies, the Fire Protection Association has urged.
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.
Insurers have welcomed the government’s commitment to improving building safety standards.
Gross premiums written in London by the company market increased 6.7% in 2018, reaching £19.56bn, according to the International Underwriting Association.