Allianz Legal Protection has launched a new legal assistance product for employers that is designed to support employees with legal issues.
New research reveals that 59% of people have felt unsafe as a passenger in a car, and many people sit in silent terror as politeness stops 56% of people from asking drivers to slow down or stay further back from the vehicle in front.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has partnered with national law firm Freeths to provide After the Event (ATE) insurance.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has announced the promotion of Mike Wildy to the role of senior business developer.
Allianz owned Petplan has announced a new partnership with Pets at Home. The move adds retail to Petplan’s extensive distribution network and enables Pets at Home to strengthen its insurance proposition for customers.
Allianz UK has announced it has become an official partner of the British Paralympic Association (BPA). The new sponsorship agreement will start in January 2016, as the BPA’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games step up another gear.
Allianz UK is proud to announce that its new charity partner is the Association of Air Ambulances (AAAC). Launching in February 2016, the partnership will initially last three years and Allianz employees have set themselves the target of raising £1million.
The Allianz Digital Accelerator, in partnership with Allianz UK and CTC (the national cycling charity), has launched a competition to help improve cycling safety in the UK.
Allianz has become the first insurer in the UK to launch a Video Relay Service for deaf people using British Sign Language (BSL).
Allianz employees have once again performed strongly in this year’s Chartered Insurance Institute examinations. The overall pass rate achieved by employees for all subjects taken was 84% with 37 Allianz employees achieving distinctions and 20 becoming new Advanced Diploma holders.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has developed a bespoke After the Event (ATE) insurance solution for inheritance act disputes.
Allianz’s award-winning Scholarship Programme, which actively supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months, celebrated the graduation of its first intake of personal lines scholars with a special event hosted by Allianz Retail general manager, Neil Brettell.
Allianz has welcomed its second intake of students onto its One Year Placement Scheme. Alex O’Farrell, Joseph Hennessy, both from the University of Surrey, and Tobias Duggan University of Bath, will be the second group to take part in the programme specifically created for university students looking to gain professional experience before entering the workplace.
Now in its fifth year the Allianz Technical Trainee Programme is once again accepting applications from students with A-level qualifications. The programme, specifically created for talented young people who are academically capable but who might not wish to attend university, offers the opportunity to work in the Allianz Retail division.
Allianz Insurance has welcomed 23 university students onto its 2015 Summer Internship Scheme. Now in its seventh year, the nine week programme offers students the opportunity to work across all business areas including Commercial, Retail and Claims, to gain practical experience of working in the insurance industry.
Allianz Insurance has announced the appointment of Deniz Moon to its Retail division as head of pricing development.
Two independent surveys have confirmed Allianz’s position as the employer of choice in the general insurance sector.
Insurers pushing for the government to introduce measures to reduce death and injury amongst young drivers have received backing from the parents of 16-24 year olds according to research carried out by Allianz.
Allianz has announced the appointment of John Berry as senior Retail actuary. In his new role John will be leading a team of actuaries and analysts working across pricing, reserving and corporate planning for all Retail lines of business. The team will be responsible for bringing innovations in analytics as well as process improvements.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors have developed a bespoke After the Event (ATE) insurance solution for professional negligence claims against solicitors. The new product, Support4Dispute Professional Negligence, enables consumers and businesses to take legal action against a law firm which has failed the customer through negligence.
Allianz has today announced that it has been selected by Verex Group as its chosen motor insurance partner.
Allianz Legal Protection and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors have developed a bespoke After the Event (ATE) Insurance solution for insolvency practitioners. The solution developed by Allianz Legal Protection and Irwin Mitchell, entitled Support4Dispute enables insolvency practitioners to more easily pursue litigation following an administration, liquidation or bankruptcy.
Allianz has announced the appointment of Anthony Takyi as HR manager, graduates. In his new role Anthony will be responsible for developing and delivering the graduate recruitment and development strategy for the UK business in close collaboration with business sponsors.
Allianz’s award-winning Scholarship Programme, which actively supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months, is open for Commercial and Personal Lines applications. Now in its fourth year, Allianz will recruit 50 new Scholars to join the programme and begin their studies in May.
Allianz Legal Protection will provide legal expenses insurance and high quality legal services solutions for Jelf Insurance Brokers.This exclusive partnership is the first legal services proposition in the market aimed at specific sectors in the mid-corporate commercial market.
Allianz has selected three individuals for its new one year placement programme which gives university students looking for industry experience the opportunity to work within the Company’s Retail division.
Employees at Allianz Insurance, will cycle over 200 miles this weekend, during their Annual Charity Bike Ride to support the Company’s charity partner, Help the Hospices.
Allianz employees have once again performed excellently in this year’s Chartered Insurance Institute examinations. The overall pass rate achieved by employees for all subjects taken was 86 per cent, which demonstrates the success of Allianz’s continued investment in developing the technical and professional capability of employees.
Allianz is giving competition winners, Mollie Aspinall and Zachary Henderson, the opportunity to attend the sixth Allianz Junior Football Camp, which will be held in Munich from 20-25 August.
Allianz Insurance has opened its Technical School Leaver programme for the fourth year running to give students with A-level qualifications the opportunity to work within its Retail division.
Home & Legacy is introducing a new partner to its panel of household insurers – leading Lloyd’s specialist (re)insurance underwriting business, Canopius Group. Joining the panel this week, Canopius will underwrite Home & Legacy’s Prestige Home and Ultra Home products alongside its existing panel members.
Allianz has announced that its award winning Scholarship Programme, which supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance, will today open for applications from personal lines brokers.
Allianz’s chief operating officer, Stephanie Smith, has been honoured with being included on the inaugural City A.M. Power 100 Women list – a collation of a 100 leading women working in The City.
Home & Legacy has launched a refreshed version of its household product suite to further reflect the lifestyles of its client base. One key aspect of the refresh is the addition of Market Appreciation cover which is now included in all household policies . The cover applies to fine art, antiques and collectibles and ensures that customers are protected from fluctuating values.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has refreshed its Equity ATE Insurance product as part of its continuing support for law firms and their clients in a rapidly evolving market.
Employees from Allianz UK have set themselves the target of raising over £1million for new charity partner Association of Air Ambulances Charity (AAAC). Launching today, the partnership will initially last three years with each Allianz branch organising fundraising activities at a local level to support their regional air ambulance service.
Allianz Retail has announced the appointment of two new key account developers to its Broker Partnerships team. Harriet Tutin and Sam Huggett will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with a panel of brokers and contributing to the growth of the personal lines broker segment.
With severe flooding affecting Scotland and the North of England, Allianz is issuing advice to homeowners.
More than one in four women can expect to receive jewellery as a gift on Valentine’s Day and for some that could be an expensive engagement ring. Allianz Insurance has found that the average cost of an engagement ring is £573.00 but one in five women can expect to receive a ring costing between £750 to over £3,000.
Allianz Insurance has appointed James Barclay to head of sales & distribution for Allianz Legal Protection. He will replace Phil Ruse who is retiring at the end of the year.
Allianz Insurance has revitalised its award winning underwriting academy by launching Excellence in Technical. Reflecting the latest advances in technology and supporting the development of the underwriter of the future, new faculties include data, pricing and portfolio management.
Allianz has announced that Heidi Shepherd has been appointed to the role of Commercial motor portfolio manager.
Allianz has announced that Steve Kelly will be promoted to the role of underwriting account manager for Allianz Engineering, Construction & Power.
Allianz Insurance has welcomed 18 university students onto its 2019 Summer Internship Scheme.
Cyber Select is a new proposition from Allianz Insurance that provides mid corporate businesses with comprehensive cyber cover, access to crucial prevention support and incident response services.
Allianz has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the London 2019 World Para Swimming Allianz Championships. The competition will take place from 9 to 15 September at the London Aquatics Centre, located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Allianz Insurance, one of the UK’s leading general insurers, has announced sponsorship of the International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference in June.
Allianz Insurance, one of the UK’s leading general insurers has launched Allianz Risk Management, a new website that helps businesses manage the threats they are exposed to.
Allianz Insurance has launched Allianz Risk Management, a new website to help businesses manage the threats they are exposed to.
Allianz Insurance has announced that Gerry Ross has been appointed to the position of head of commercial motor.
Allianz Insurance has appointed Diana Salmon to the role of health, safety and wellbeing manager.
Allianz Insurance has appointed David Edmunds to the role of data protection officer. Reporting to the chief operating officer, David will be responsible for providing information and guidance on all data protection matters and will be the liaison for Allianz Insurance, Allianz Group and the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Allianz Insurance has welcomed 14 university students onto its 2018 Summer Internship Scheme.
Allianz has announced the appointment of Jules Harrison as graduate talent manager. In his new role Jules will be responsible for developing and delivering the graduate recruitment and development strategy for the UK business.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has partnered with Enable Law, one of the UK’s leading specialist medical negligence law firms, which supports claimants across 7 regional offices in the South of England.
Allianz Insurance, one of the UK’s leading commercial motor insurers, has refreshed its motor fleet products to provide businesses with new and enhanced covers and access to improved risk management services to help reduce costs.
Following extensive market research and customer feedback, Allianz Insurance has refreshed its motor fleet products to provide customers with new covers, enhanced limits and access to additional risk management services.
Allianz Insurance has partnered with Drivy (UK) to provide insurance for users of their car sharing platform.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) and JLT Specialty Limited (JLT) have created Omnium, a specialist After the Event (ATE) insurance solution for Insolvency Practitioners (IP’s).
Allianz has strengthened its Property Owners Select proposition for commercial property owners with new covers, enhanced limits and access to additional services.
Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has partnered with Forster Dean Solicitors; a leading multi-disciplined law firm which offers a wide range of legal services to support claimants across the North West.
Allianz Insurance and Marmalade have extended their partnership with Allianz Insurance now becoming a telematics service provider for their young driver offering.
Allianz Insurance has appointed Dave Gill to the role of head of operations. In this role Dave will take responsibility for leading all speciality operations for business lines including corporate partner pet, Petplan and Allianz Musical Instruments.
Winding down the window, singing at the top of your voice, and chewing sweets are among the common ways that drivers try to overcome tiredness at the wheel. But understanding the risks associated with driving when tired is guaranteed to make drivers and their employers wake up.
As an organisation we’re committed to having the same number of mental health first aiders as we have physical first aiders with the same status and time for training. A new development to support this aim is the introduction of Mental Health First Aider Training.
Our latest white paper looks into a topic that has a significant effect on business and individuals alike: rising incidences of theft.
National Apprenticeship Week is an annual celebration of the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, employers and the economy. We spoke to Claire Gujer, foundation business analyst about her experience at Allianz.
National Apprenticeship Week is an annual celebration of the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, employers and the economy. We spoke to Qamar Hanif, underwriting assistant, about his experience at Allianz.
National Apprenticeship Week is an annual celebration of the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, employers and the economy. We spoke to Claire Middleton, Foundation Business Analyst, to find out more about her experience at Allianz.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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. .
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.
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 second blog is written by Phil Ruse, head of legal protection sales and distribution.
Our CUO responds to the Government's recent announcement and the Worcester Park fire