Insurers continue to hang their success on the quality and use of data, with businesses continually reviewing how to gain a commercial advantage. Edward Murray looks at the benefits of using external data providers and why some peril risks have proven…
Don’t blame the rain for the growing number of water-related claims in the UK, blame the plumbing
Crawford & Company has begun the search for a new president, UK and Ireland, after incumbent Clive Nicholls announced his intention to retire on the 30 September 2019.
Lloyd’s syndicates will continue to face a rigorous performance management regime, as the market seeks to boost its profitability.
The Chartered Insurance Institute’s New Generation Claims Group has issued guidance for the compensation of claims in the event of riots.
After the hot dry summer of 2018, there has been renewed interest and a significant amount of press coverage about subsidence, with Crawford and Sedgwick reporting increases of more than 300% in subsidence claims. Toby Daley, underwriting director at…
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
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.