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How do we tackle application fraud?

How do we tackle application fraud?

Blog posts   •   Sep 08, 2017 11:06 BST

With fraud adding an estimated £50 to every UK policyholder's insurance bill, preventing it is a key responsibility for insurers. But while the industry has successfully clamped down on many practices, fraudsters are adept at finding new ways to play the system.

The Discount Rate: What next?

The Discount Rate: What next?

Blog posts   •   Aug 02, 2017 15:19 BST

On the 27th February, the then Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Elizabeth Truss announced an unexpected change that caused a major shock. With little warning, the Discount Rate used to calculate serious personal injury compensation payments was reduced from 2.5% to minus 0.75%.

The future of claims

The future of claims

Blog posts   •   May 12, 2017 17:11 BST

Steering a route through change

Steering a route through change

Blog posts   •   Apr 25, 2017 13:58 BST

Discount rate cut raises liability issues

Discount rate cut raises liability issues

Blog posts   •   Apr 20, 2017 09:00 BST

Much of the Ogden discount rate commentary has focused on the impact on motor insurance claims but the reduction has equally serious implications for other lines of liability business. There is little doubt that payments relating to significant injury claims will rise, and that rates may need to rise in order to fund this increased exposure.

ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors blogs - Hannah Cockroft part 2

ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors blogs - Hannah Cockroft part 2

Blog posts   •   May 13, 2016 11:59 BST

In the latest blog from our ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors, we hear from defending Paralympic champion in the wheelchair racing, Hannah Cockroft on how she’s always been determined to prove her doubters wrong, going back to her childhood.

ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors blogs - Hannah Cockroft

ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors blogs - Hannah Cockroft

Blog posts   •   Apr 13, 2016 12:42 BST

In the first of a series of blogs from the ParalympicsGB Allianz ambassadors we hear from defending Paralympic champion in the wheelchair racing, Hannah Cockroft on her preparations for Rio, including how she’s responded to her first defeat in seven years.

"Pick Me, Pick Me!"

"Pick Me, Pick Me!"

Blog posts   •   Feb 05, 2016 12:36 GMT

​At school there was always that stage in the pre-game ritual when 2 captains would pick their players. No one wanted to be left until last. We are starting to see something like this analogy in the Personal Injury ATE insurance market. Pressures on insurance capacity have led to some ATE providers having a selective appetite for writing what I call ‘non- standard’ lines of Personal Injury work.

Home and Legacy combat cyber risks

Home and Legacy combat cyber risks

Blog posts   •   Oct 26, 2015 15:48 GMT

Statistics released recently by the Office for National Statistics show that cybercrime, including bank and building society fraud, is on the rise. Identity theft is part of this trend and can have major consequences on an individual’s personal life and finances. It is a risk that Home and Legacy are aware of and take very seriously.

Legacy of LASPO?

Legacy of LASPO?

Blog posts   •   Jun 02, 2015 10:14 BST

As the post LASPO dust starts to settle David Vine, business development manager for Allianz Legal Protection considers the legal landscape - is anyone happy?

LASPO loses its lustre

LASPO loses its lustre

Blog posts   •   May 01, 2015 11:38 BST

Like a lot of people in our industry, I had high hopes of LASPO. It was clear that a minority of unscrupulous claimants were manipulating the motor claims system at the expense of the honest majority.

Choose your partners carefully - collaboration is the key

Choose your partners carefully - collaboration is the key

Blog posts   •   Apr 13, 2015 13:55 BST

All of those involved in Claimant Personal Injury work knew post LASPO would be a challenging environment. Less revenue would undoubtedly mean the need for greater efficiency for those staying in the market. In fact, perhaps the most obvious question was whether to go or stay. So for those that have stayed (and for those still unsure) what does greater efficiency mean?

Is your firm backing the right ATE provider?

Is your firm backing the right ATE provider?

Blog posts   •   Mar 12, 2015 15:07 GMT

The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight of the jump season calendar and it got me thinking. If the horses running in the Gold Cup were in fact After the Event insurance providers and all the punters in the stands were law firms, which ‘horse’ is the most likely to come out on top?

Noise Induced Hearing Loss - is it really the new whiplash?

Noise Induced Hearing Loss - is it really the new whiplash?

Blog posts   •   Mar 05, 2015 13:48 GMT

As the market begins to settle down following the legal reforms surrounding general personal injury, solicitors and insurers are now assessing the positive and negative ramifications of these changes. The spotlight has now turned to what is perceived as another ‘growth area’ - Noise Induced Hearing Loss.

After The Event Insurance –"Right for me, hassle free”

After The Event Insurance –"Right for me, hassle free”

Blog posts   •   Jan 26, 2015 17:11 GMT

Since the Jackson reforms of 2013, After the Event Insurance has, and continues to be suffering from something of an identity crisis. Steve Rowley reflects on the subject in his first blog of 2015.

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National Stress Awareness Day

Blog posts   •   Nov 05, 2014 16:45 GMT

Wednesday 5th November is the 16th National Stress Awareness Day with the theme ‘Stress: the balancing act.’ The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the opportunities for a good work, life balance and to encourage people to think about what they could be doing to lower their own stress levels.

'Answering the BTE Conundrum'

'Answering the BTE Conundrum'

Blog posts   •   Oct 14, 2014 15:40 BST

Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. This blog is by Steve Rowley, business development manager.

The Dilemma for BTE: Putting the Customer First

The Dilemma for BTE: Putting the Customer First

Blog posts   •   Sep 30, 2014 15:06 BST

Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. This blog is by Phil Ruse head of Legal Protection Sales and Distribution. .

“BTE, does the bell toll for thee?”

“BTE, does the bell toll for thee?”

Blog posts   •   Sep 09, 2014 14:40 BST

Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. This blog is by David Vine Business Development manager.

ATE Insurance! What is it good for?

ATE Insurance! What is it good for?

Blog posts   •   Aug 18, 2014 16:52 BST

Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. The third blog is written by Steve Rowley, Business Development manager.