The new compliance chief of the British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba) David Sparkes has vowed to fight for more "proportional regulation".
The Financial Conduct Authority has stated that "there is no consistency" in the way insurance companies use private investigators (PI).
UK General has returned to Ageas as capacity provider for its commercial motor business, ending its stint with QBE, Insurance Age can reveal.
The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) approach to regulation is "fundamentally new, fundamentally different and will cause a lot of brain ache" brokers heard at Insurance Age's Broker Expo South 2013.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found serious problems with complaint handling decisions and communications to customers at two thirds of firms reviewed in a payment protection insurance (PPI) investigation.
esure Insurance has agreed to change two of the terms and conditions in its home insurance and car insurance policies after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) highlighted concerns.
Swinton suffered a post-tax profit slump of almost 50% during 2012 as the high street broker reined in the sale of monthly add-on products.
Insurer Berliner is withdrawing from the UK solicitors’ professional indemnity (PI) market.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told insurance brokers to withdraw sales of Pacific Blu’s policies immediately.
Sheila Nicoll, the former director of conduct policy at the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has joined EY’s asset management practice as a senior advisor.
Lloyd’s is currently reviewing the controls used by members of the market to prevent breaking of sanctions with countries such as Iran and North Korea.
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has confirmed that it has created a new category for complaints about card protection insurance due to the volume of complaints it is now receiving.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reached an agreement with Card Protection Plan (CPP) and 13 high street banks and credit card issuers on the process for repaying customers who were mis-sold CPP’s Card Protection and Identity Protection policies.
It has long been argued by the insurance industry that the public's perception of the sector has been damaged by the actions of bankers, that insurers have been unfairly tarnished by the same financial services brush.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning about Axa clone, Axa Isle of Man.
Swinton has defended its use of a private car renewal deposit scheme which has been described as "questionable" by regulation experts.
“Here’s a wild and wacky suggestion, how about treating customers fairly not mis-selling add-on policies?”
FCA reveals plans for review into conflicts of interest at inaugural Three Rs regulation event, brokers find out about the latest technological advances at e-broking 2013 and getting ready for Broker Expo South and the UK Broker Awards
Regulator hands broker £7.4m fine because of aggressive sales strategy
Controversy has engulfed newly-announced consumer credit licence (CCL) charges which could see brokers stung twice for fee payments.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its first annual report on anti-money laundering (AML).
Hot on the wheels of another great day of sport for Britain (Lee Westwood's final day Open slide excluded) the FCA's chief executive Martin Wheatley seized the opportunity to compare the regulation of financial services to the Tour de France.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned and fined a former insurance broker £140,000.
Swinton Group has been slammed for lacking "integrity" and for having "systematically planned a wholesale rip-off" of its customers.