If insurers disagreed with the government’s conclusions following a meeting with the industry that they would pay out based on March advice then they should have spoken out sooner and given politicians an earlier ‘opportunity’ to enforce mandatory bans,…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
Experts predict she will focus on expanding the business rather than carving bits off, while one broker warns "heads will roll" on the provider's top team.
It is early days yet, but new CEO Amanda Blanc is certainly talking the talk when it comes to turning around Aviva. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift outlines where the battle could be won when it comes to her being considered a success or…
Maurice Tulloch has retired for family health reasons.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.
Brokers brought into fray as providers file a variety of defences including proximate cause and the ‘Sweden defence’ in the landmark case to determine the validity of BI claims arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
In the 28th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss how employers manage the return to the office, given many staff members might have anxieties about the ‘new normal’ - not least travelling to and…
Hiscox aims to compare Covid-19 economic hit to Sweden and ‘draconian’ UK in Financial Conduct Authority BI test case.
The regulator's updated preliminary list shows that the scope of the legal proceedings has been extended to cover a total of 91 policy types.
Seventeen wordings will be assessed as part of the test and the FCA list shows 34 Hiscox policies affected so far, as regulator says list is a "representative sample" which is "not comprehensive".
As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close Insurance Age asks what employers are doing for the people keeping the industry moving as they cope with Covid-19.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 14: Newsmaker special with Crawford & Company group chief executive Rohit Verma
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focused on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
The provider also works with Axa, Ageas, LV Broker, RSA and UK General.
MGA also launches Arag-backed legal expenses cover to its property and casualty product suite.
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.
Updated: Major insurers including Axa, Aviva, Ageas, LV and Zurich respond on automatic rebates as motor disrupters say the Admiral £25 move does not go far enough and questions are raised about the gesture.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode four: How insurance companies are rising up to help communities and keep society open during the Coronavirus crisis
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 insurance companies are seeking to make a difference within local communities during…
Insurance Age finds out how Peter Davis, head of customer & distribution at Zurich UK, has adapted to changes in working practices amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Polaris celebrated 25 years last year and also had a MD change with Vivek Banga taking the top spot. Banga catches up with Jonathan Swift about the future of e-trade and the role brokers can play.
Updated: The provider won’t cover for Covid-19 unless it is specifically named in the terms as other insurers including RSA, Allianz, NIG and Ageas respond to the crisis.
The ABI and CII are calling for a cut to insurance premium tax, whereas Biba is requesting a freeze.
CEO and co-founder, Tobias Taupitz, discusses the start-up's expansion plans, its "coup" to have Amanda Blanc join its board, and why he believes Laka's pooled payment calculation model should be used across the industry.
UK CEO, Tulsi Naidu, says provider has seen growth in its broker business as it reports rise in GWP and an improved COR.