A revived real estate sector is providing regional brokers with opportunities to grow, research conducted by Ecclesiastical has found.
As the business celebrates its tenth anniversary, Prime Disaster Response founders Ciaran and Laurence O’Grady spoke to Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift about the growth of the business.
With economic volatility and inflation being the biggest challenges facing brokers at the moment, brokers need to sit down with their clients and ask the right questions to avoid them falling into trap of underinsurance.
Axa has decided not to appeal a £4.36m Commercial Court business interruption judgment against it.
The insurance impact of storms Malik and Corrie is expected to be less severe than recent storms Arwen and Barra.
With building material shortages expected to continue into the 2022, loss adjusters and insurers have been urged to work together to support the repair sector.
Insurers have received thousands of claims as Storm Arwen brought 98 miles per hour winds causing power cuts and travel disruption across the UK.
There is a lot of talk about how the pandemic might impact insurance fraud trends.
With warehouses increasingly deploying robots to help with the demand for next day delivery, Post investigates what challenges automation in warehouses poses for insurers.
As climate change takes hold, the risks faced by commercial properties may be exacerbated not only by more severe weather, but also by measures taken to transition to a greener energy production, insurers said at this week’s Airmic conference.
With the world facing an urgent climate crisis, consumers are increasingly looking for brands to put purpose before profits, writes Paul Dixon, Zurich UK’s head of claims proposition.
As the summer floods have shown, urgent action is needed to tackle climate change. Insurers have already committed to investment and underwriting targets but can also make a difference on the ground in the way they handle claims Graham Gibson, chief…
Insurance Post TV: Will claim volumes ever return to pre-pandemic levels? Featuring Allianz, NFU Mutual, RSA and Zurich
Today Insurance Post reveals the latest episode of its ‘magazine-style’ television show, which aims to get under the skin of some of the best read stories and articles that have appeared in print or online recently.
Loss adjusters have identified high-value claims after flash floods in London affected commercial and residential buildings, in particular properties with extensive basements.
Aviva has published a seven step plan calling on the government and industry to prepare at risk homes, businesses and schools for weather events.
FM Global has appointed executive vice-president Malcolm Roberts as president and elected him to the company’s board of directors as of 1 August ahead of succeeding Thomas Lawson as CEO from 1 January 2022.
Insurtech Intelligent AI has appointed Neil Strickland, former customer experience director at RSA, as chief commercial officer.
The clampdown on silent cyber exposure has had unintended consequences for customers with some alterations too “broad brush”, according to Axa UK managing director, underwriting and technical services David Williams.
Data released by the Financial Conduct Authority shows that up to 3 March insurers had paid out £192m towards interim payments and £279m to settle Covid-19 related business interruption claims affected by the regulator’s test case, with Covéa leading the…
Businesses due Covid payouts with longer indemnity periods must be aware of clawbacks – and why it is a gamble whether they accept a full and final settlement now or let their cover run.
Exclusive: Insurers should not make deductions from business interruption claims because insureds received government support during the pandemic if doing so leaves businesses at “an overall financial disadvantage”, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury…
Hélène Galy, managing director of Willis Towers Watson’s Willis Research Network, considers the growing threat of cascading risks.
Alistair Steward, Questgates director, mulls the problem of underinsurance for businesses facing a hardening market.
Bruce Hepburn, CEO of Mactavish, argues that the business interruption fallout stems from an imbalance, and questions broker accountability over advice.