Following the second costliest year for catastrophes on record for the insurance industry, Lloyd’s today announced a loss of £516 million (US$800 million) for 2011. Lloyd’s incurred total net claims of £12.9 billion (US$20.6 billion) […]
THE HEAD OF one of the UK’s largest police forces has invited insurers to help and invest in combating fraud and other criminal activity.
In a speech to the Insurance Institute of Manchester, Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater Manchester Police indicated his support for the idea of law enforcement working more closely with the private sector and ‘outsourcing’ certain services.
“We’ve got to save £138m from our budget,” said Mr Fahy. “We are saving insurance industry money [through our investigations of crash for cash, fraud etc] is there no way we can’t work together more?” […]
INSURERS UNABLE TO offer cover because of age restrictions will have to direct the applicant towards an appropriate provider, according to new rules announced today. In a speech to the Age UK conference, Otto Thoresen, […]
THE UK CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer George Osborne will deliver his spring budget on 21st March and Francesca Lagerberg, Head of Tax at business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK has revealed her top ten predictions. […]
Elizabeth Stephens, Head of Credit and Political Risk Analysis for insurance broking group JLT, explores what the fractious political atmosphere holds in store for Russia following the Presidential elections on 4th March. “This time last […]