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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?