PR expert and former Allianz corporate communication lead, Mark Bishop considers how the reputation of the sector is being affected by Covid-19.
The insurer also published a trading update which addressed the current Covid-19 business interruption dispute.
Edwin Coe is representing a group of businesses with the insurer’s Resilience policy wording.
Boisseau, who left his role as CEO of insurance at Ageas UK in late 2018, is also a NED at Ecclesiastical and sits on the board of Argo Managing Agency.
The Group is going after insurer Hiscox over its refusal to pay BI claims the group members believe to have been triggered by coronavirus pandemic.
The provider also works with Axa, Ageas, LV Broker, RSA and UK General.
Updated: UK capacity was pulled last month as directors say they were not prepared to go offshore or use "obscure foreign markets".
The May issue of Insurance Age is available via digital platforms only due to Covid-19.
Hiscox Action Group and the Night Time Industries Association, representing more than 500 businesses, have agreed to work together to challenge Hiscox’s business interruption stance.
Experts have warned that business interruption could be “the next PPI for brokers “as FCA seeks legal clarity on BI wordings.
Providers urged to consider how value of products has changed as customers alter behaviours during coronavirus with product refunds proposed.
The proportional refunds for customers in distress follows Admiral's flat £25 payment but broker customers are not included in the £30m LV has set aside for rebates.
The regulator issued a raft of measures today (1 May) for how financial services firms should behave while coronavirus grips the nation.
Regulator seeks court action to resolve uncertainty on business interruption cover and bring clarity on specific policy clauses.
Legal disputes over coronavirus-related BI claims have put insurers’ responses to the crisis in the spotlight
NDML is asking for some of Pool Re’s £6.6bn cash to be used to help businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector which have been hit by coronavirus.
Tom Powell shares his idea to help the insurance sector overcome the BI problems
Commission states it accepts the National Crime Agency’s conclusions that it found no evidence that any criminal offences had been committed after it investigated loans totalling £8m provided to the Leave.EU campaign from one of Banks' other companies.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode six: From panic to practicalities, what will BI insurance look like when the Covid-19 recriminations settle down
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how the insurance industry let the narrative over business interruption become national…
Simon Sloane, partner at law firm Fieldfisher, says over 40 policyholders in the dental sector are interested in pursuing action.
MGA also launches Arag-backed legal expenses cover to its property and casualty product suite.
Provider states it is "evaluating possible sources of capital" to respond to the pandemic.
The group is being advised by Mishcon de Reya and will look into claims denied by any number of insurers naming Axa, China Taiping, RSA, Touchstone, and Zurich but excluding Hiscox.
Harbour Litigation Funding will pay Mishcon de Reya to review the claims business owners have against Hiscox.