Four specialists discuss the effects of fraudulent claims and how the industry can guard against them
It is essential that insurance improves representation for both race and gender at all levels, to better reflect its customer base
Research by Cifas suggests the view of insurance fraud as a ‘victimless crime’ persists in the UK, with younger drivers increasingly likely to offend through fronting, leading to calls for continuing education from the industry
Four specialists give their views on how the industry shifts from giving preferential prices to new customers
The insurance industry is coming under increasing pressure over dual-pricing. Will it ever be able to eliminate it?
While driver assistance features are improving safety on the roads, vehicles with advanced driver assistance features cost more to repair, a problem exacerbated by a fall in the number of bodyshops
Insurers and brokers should expect a big surge in claims ahead of the latest round of whiplash reforms and, once the new portal comes into place, prognosis shift and an attempt by CMCs to reposition themselves
Commercial lines brokers continue to consolidate, with the tie-up between Stackhouse Poland and Gallagher expected to be completed at the end of Q1. But as brokers seek ever-increasing scale, do we risk losing the value of independent advice?
Cyber threat and its link to loss of reputation is the top risk for SMEs in 2019, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer, and the second biggest concern for mid-sized firms, next to business interruption (BI). The two risks are linked, with cyber incidents the most feared BI trigger for ...
Brokers could find themselves on the hook for professional negligence claims if they do not make their clients aware that the option to use cheaper unrated carriers is available
Political and economic uncertainty are taking their toll as growth and confidence dips and insolvencies reach a four-year high amid calls from small business leaders to better protect supply chains
Three industry experts consider why businesses in the building industry will continue to benefit from professional advice on insurance