Referral fees

Credit hire roundtable: necessary evil or essential service?

The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…

Blog: Holiday sickness claims farmers don't take vacations

Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.

Analysis: NIHL: Make some noise

The fixed-cost regime proposed for noise-induced hearing loss claims is like music to insurers’ ears, although it comes way after the hubbub

APPG chair Evans praises SRA on referal fee fight

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has been acclaimed by Jonathan Evans MP, chair of the all party parliamentary group on insurance and financial services, for taking action against firms flouting the referral fees ban.

Q&A: Andy Watson: Happy days

Andy Watson reflects on his short time in charge of Ageas UK and discusses market issues, including the referral fees ban, regulation, telematics and recent job cuts in the sector.

Epoq launches PI referral fees system

Legal technology firm Epoq has developed a consumer legal plan that enables insurance brokers to continue receiving payment for referring personal injury claimants to a law firm or to claims management companies.

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