Speaking at the Association of British Insurers’ whiplash event, David Parkin, deputy director for civil justice and law policy at the Ministry of Justice, addressed the criticism that Official Injury Claims portal is not meeting its objectives as less…
Welcome to the latest episode of the Motor Mouth podcast, as we count down to the Insurance Post event Motor and Mobility on the 15 June at Mercedes Benz World.
Motor insurance premiums are still at a seven-year low in real terms, despite optimism from other tracking publications, according to the Association of British Insurers.
With the Financial Conduct Authority's Consumer Duty just around the corner, Peter Blanc, executive chairman of Howden UK & Ireland, believes professional advice will be the only way that customers can ensure they will know what they are buying.
James Blackham, CEO of By Miles, talks to Jen Frost about why the regulator had to step in over dual pricing and why usage-based insurance is the future
Volvo CEO Jim Rowan expects the semiconductor chip shortage crisis facing the motor manufacturing market to be solved in the second half of the year.
The government recently closed a loophole in the legislation on driving with mobile phones. Sam Barrett finds that while the changes are welcome, there are concerns that the law does not go far enough, and legislation needs to be tougher still
Welcome to the return of the Motor Mouth podcast, as we count down to the Insurance Post event Motor and Mobility on the 15 June at Mercedes Benz World.
A claimant organisation has raised concerns that the number of registered motor claims in the first quarter of 2022 remained at a pandemic level, despite road traffic mostly returning to normal.
Prestige Insurance Holdings invest a further £2m in new digital broker platform emphasising ‘slick’ user experience.
Post looks at a series of insurer failures in Gibraltar – and asks what the future will look like for existing and new entrants.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps suggested the transport committee will announce the government’s plans for non-trial e-scooters in the Queen's Speech, as he pledged to “crack down” on sales of e-scooters that do no meet standards.
A man who made claims for the same car accident in two different names to Aviva and concealed information from Zurich has been ordered to pay back £58,000 in compensation.
The government has confirmed changes to the Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving vehicles are introduced safely on roads.
Fears OIC portal is not meeting objectives as unrepresented claimants make up less than 10% of users
Latest figures from the Ministry of Justice show that unrepresented claimants still make up less than 10% of those using the Official Injury Claim portal, as concerns grow that portal is not meeting objectives of being “consumer friendly”.
The controversial Vnuk law, which could have created an extra £2bn a year of costs for the insurance sector, is expected to be axed by the end of June as Motor Vehicles Bill passes through House of Lords’ committee stage with no amendments.
Four insurance industry trade associations have called on the government to bring in 'robust' legislation around the use of e-scooters as soon as possible if they are to be permitted beyond current trials.
With inflation at front of mind for everyone, Adam Clarke, chief underwriting officer at Ageas Insurance, explains why its only a matter of time before insurance customers feel the pinch too.
LV has launched two new initiatives, Green Heart Supplier Promise and Green Heart Standard for the Building Contractor Network to ensure that suppliers within the LV general insurance network meet the company’s corporate social responsibility goals and…
With different levels of autonomous technology available, insurers have warned that an Automated Vehicles Act must be clear on what self-driving cars can and cannot do and this must be communicated effectively.
Aviva UK grew gross written premiums and saw operating profit improve in 2021.
As UK e-scooter trials are extended, Post looks at what lessons the UK could learn from its European neighbours
Exclusive: Claims handlers are badgering Traffic Scotland with requests for CCTV footage – but insurers may be pointlessly taking resources away from public safety matters.
Ageas is set to unveil a series of new distribution deals throughout 2022 as it continues to double down on intermediated personal lines business following the sale of its commercial lines business to Axa last week.