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Government must secure post-Brexit relationships - ABI's Evans

ABI director general says the government had a “slow start” to Brexit negotiations but praised the industry’s determination to ensure a productive future

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Claimant lawyers win long-running third-party capture case

Supreme Court rules Gavin Edmonson Solicitors’ fees should be paid after it had already filed claims

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Direct insurance hires ex-CNA Hardy man to spearhead new division

Brokers will value new division amid cat loss season

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Crawford takes aim at escape of water with new specialist team

The move is aimed at tackling the rising cost of EoW claims

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AXA calls for new governing standards for driverless cars

AXA and Burges Salmon says new standards would be vital to better guess if a driver is liable for an accident during the ’handover’ of control

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Gang of eleven convicted in £250,000 crash for cash scheme

Gang of 11 convicted for multiple schemes valued at around £250,000

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Ghost broker jailed for making £321,000 worth of false claims

Man jailed for selling 21 fake car insurance policies and making 18 fake claims

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Zurich paid out for 99% of UK claims in 2017

Zurich UK chief claims officer David Nichols hopes claims data will help ‘dispel the myth’ that insurance claims don’t get paid

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The biggest headaches in personal lines

Home and motor pose the biggest problems in personal lines for insurers. What are they doing about it?

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Whiplash crackdown faces tough passage

The Civil Liability Bill is at last before Parliament, but that doesn’t mean it’s a shoo-in. Insurers applaud the bill, but opposition is vocal and could gain support

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GDPR – Data mishandling could be the new PPI

The regulator’s penalties for data breaches are stiff, but a bigger problem could be an avalanche of claims from clients for data mis-handling

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More restrictions on young drivers proposed at MP debate

The government’s petition committee discussed a potential system change to car insurance

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