By Ralph Savage After a Channel 4 dressing down by Dispatches, the insurance industry’s relationship with UK motorists is likely to be a defining issue for 2013. The alleged role in which some insurers themselves have […]
The Association of British Insurers has released a statement, calling on the Government to commit to a joint solution to ensure long term affordable flood insurance for high-risk households. The ABI described the current state […]
Insurers reacted quickly to help customers hit by last August’s riots, but the riot compensation scheme failed too many Londoners the ABI (Association of British Insurers) said today at the London Assembly. With latest figures […]
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, […]
If the six-point plan designed to to tackle rising motor insurance premiums outlined by Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday proves anything, it’s that lobbying this coalition just got tougher.
Before the meeting Downing Street had already made its intentions abundantly clear, by cold shouldering any representatives of the claimant personal injury market and briefing the national, trade and broadcast media that it would be the insurance industry itself who would be trusted to decide what changes are necessary in order to pass on savings to consumers. […]
Understandably the insurance industry reacted negatively to the news, but in the end cold, hard cash did the talking some days later. on 31st May, stock market analyst Collins Stewart was bullish about the prospects of FTSE 100 darling Admiral Insurance precisely because of the LSB’s protectionist stance. Referral fees are to continue and Admiral will carry on earning a tidy sum from them; a fact that won’t have gone unnoticed by the many pension funds with holdings in the motor insurer. […]