Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
As the Brexit negotiations rumble interminably on, it can sometimes feel impossible to imagine life after 29 March. The British Insurance Brokers' Association gave the industry something to look forward to, announcing the keynote speaker for its…
Questgates is restructuring its business into four operating divisions, citing the need to “remain innovative.”
Beazley saw profits fall 55% last year owing to the continuing affect of natural catastrophe claims on underwriting margins.
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
The issue of unoccupied property is a political hot potato in a climate of Brexit and increased online retail. How are insurers tackling this high risk area?
Legislation introduced in the wake of 2011 riots aims to simplify claims handling
Gallagher has acquired Devon-based commercial insurance broker Pavey Group, in its fourth acquisition of the year.
Over the past 40 years business risks have moved from mainly tangible to predominately intangible Sinéad Browne, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty chief regions and markets officer, urges companies and insurers to tackle this weak spot in risk…
The Jersey Mutual Insurance Society is being investigated after ‘historic accounting activities’ were uncovered.
It has been predicted that 2018 won’t be just a subsidence surge year, but one that will see the greatest upsurge in claims over a two year period.
Exclusive: Folgate will write £35m in premium in its first year of operations following its relaunch as an insurer, the company said.
The losses from the continuing 8 November California wildfires are expected to reach record levels, according to ratings agencies.
RSA is withdrawing from three of its business lines as part of a restructure of its specialty and wholesale business.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Barbican’s syndicate will withdraw from property, marine cargo and hull, and professional indemnity insurance.
Gallagher’s purchase of a controlling stake in UK specialist property broker, Vasek, is the third acquisition made by the company’s UK retail arm this year, but it shows no signs of stopping just yet.
Gallagher has acquired a controlling interest in Purple Bridge Group, the holding company of UK specialist property broker Vasek Insurance Services.
Insurers are seeing a spike in people claiming improper installation of cavity wall insulation. Is this the new money spinner for CMCs?
Axa has agreed a £30m three-year capacity deal with SME managing general agent Origin UW.
A week on from Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida, estimates of the cost of the are beginning to emerge, running to as much as $21bn (£16.25bn).
Global specialty insurer, Starstone have announced that they have appointed John Hendrickson as group CEO.
Cincinnati Financial has reached an agreement to acquire Munich Re subsidiary MSP Underwriting for £102m – a deal that we see them enter the Lloyd’s market for the first time.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?