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‘Significant spike’ in tool theft claims poses fraud risk

2022-05-23T11:29:00+01:00By Katie Scott

With ‘the value of these individual claims getting higher’, insurance fraud experts must be alive to cost of living linked inflated claims from end customers and tradespeople

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Mark Wood: Breaking even a ‘priority’ for Ondo ahead of fulfilling market expansion ambitions

2022-05-13T13:24:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

The insurtech has plans to expand into colder climates, using IoT-based detection device to tackle escape of water claims

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Briefing: How rising interest rates will impact broker acquisitions

2022-05-11T10:44:00+01:00By Saxon East

Global M&A activity could be influenced by increasing interest rates and the dip in the dollar’s value

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In Focus: What innovations are software houses releasing for brokers?

2022-05-06T11:59:00+01:00By Yiannis Kotoulas

Industry commentators discuss what problem solving releases are coming from software houses and platforms in 2022

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Briefing: LiPs not ‘disadvantaged’ by OIC process despite industry-wide concerns

2022-05-05T14:09:00+01:00By Katie Scott

Law firm argues that OIC portal process is not a ‘disincentive’ because LiPs are ‘clearly able’ to submit and progress claims

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ESG concerns look set to grow

2022-05-05T10:44:00+01:00By David Blackman

’ESG reputation could become as important as product, service and price,’ says Allianz Commercial’s chief underwriting officer

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Briefing: Stable it may be, but London needs real modernisation momentum

2022-05-04T13:26:00+01:00By Jon Guy

Frictional costs in the capital are still too high, despite credit rating agency listing market positives

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Zurich reaps five star reward from constantly listening to broker feedback

2022-04-14T09:08:00+01:00By Jon Guy

The insurer has been steadily climbing the Five Star Rating Report rankings for both personal and commercial lines. Insurance Times finds out what is behind this trajectory

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Sarah Mallaby: Partnering with brokers on schemes is ‘a real bright spot’ for Axa UK

2022-04-12T10:58:00+01:00By Katie Scott

The insurer wants ‘to work with all brokers’, according to its distribution and trading director

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Steven Mendel: US pet insurance market is still ‘very ripe’

2022-04-08T12:53:00+01:00By Clare Ruel

Insurance Times speaks to ManyPets’ co-founder and chief executive about the pet insurer’s recent name change and move into pet health and wellbeing

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PIB targets M&A in Europe because it is ‘just running out of opportunities in the UK’

2022-04-05T10:55:00+01:00By Katie Scott

Although not aiming for world domination, PIB Group does want to ‘build a volume business right across Europe’, says chief executive

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RSA UK&I boss Ken Norgrove responds to two star broker service result

2022-04-04T10:22:00+01:00By Katie Scott

The chief executive admits that RSA’s broker service has been ‘at best average’

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Fraser Edmond and Ashwin Mistry: ‘Something needs to change to move the market forward’

2022-03-29T14:55:00+01:00By Saxon East

After years of frustration at Aviva, Fraser Edmond set up Broker Insights. The firm is now progressing with guns blazing and has recruited industry thought leader Ashwin Mistry. Insurance Times finds out what the duo have planned next

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Briefing: Climate change transition planning is likely to be a task and a half

2022-04-27T09:43:00+01:00By Jon Guy

Although the government’s new taskforce is promising ‘gold standard’ guidance for net zero transition planning, small supply chain vendors may be the hiccup for listed firms’ success