This year heralds the welcome arrival of the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representation) Act which received Royal Assent in April 2012 and which has been introduced on the recommendation of the Law Commission to improve the balance between the duty of the consumer proposer for insurance (this does not apply to businesses) to volunteer "material information" and the obligation of the Insurer to ask questions about things that it believes to be "material". Read More »
The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has recently published new research that has revealed that 90% of insurance brokers believe that insurers are becoming stricter on paying claims, mainly because of the economic climate and fraud. Read More »
If you’re a homeowner or business dealing with the aftermath of the recent floods, then there will be the additional hurdle of handling the insurance claims. One of the most common pieces of communication to come back from an insurance company in this situation will be a letter stating what’s known as the insurer’s Reservation of Rights. Read More »
Olympics and royal weddings aside, 2012 could go down in history as the year of the public apology. We’ve heard apologies from media empires... Read More »
Complaints about banks mis-selling insurance products have risen by 129% according to new figures released by the FSA. Read More »
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