Axa will quit the Irish Insurance Federation (IIF) after claiming it can no longer afford the membership cost due to the economic climate.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has barred Direct Line from showing a TV advert again after it was found to have misled consumers.
Doctors are increasingly assisting insurance fraud alongside other professionals such as solicitors and vets, police have revealed.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has fined Combined Insurance Company of America (CICA) £2.8m because its poor management of staff put customers at risk of being treated unfairly.
Half of insurers are now offering some form of HIV Life Assurance, up from 35% last year, according to medical financial advisers Unusual Risks.
Lifesearch is in final negotiations on a plan to offer clients general insurance products.
A British man has been arrested in Australia accused of faking his own death so his wife could claim life insurance.
An insurance director banned and fined by the the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for allowing a £1.43m fraud which ended up bankrupting his company has had his appeal refused at the Upper Tribunal.
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The Post Office is promising independent advisers it will beat their business insurance - including professional indemnity insurance - renewal quotes for their offices.
French insurer Axa is to sell its £18bn private equity arm, according to reports.
Claims management companies (CMCs) mislead claimants and frequently flout marketing rules, according to a mystery shopping exercise carried out by consumer group Which?
The insurance industry made a total contribution of £10.4bn to the Exchequer, a report from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and PWC has revealed.
Direct Line has stopped writing any new life or critical illness business from today.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) today increased its estimates for the cost to insurers of the riots which have gripped Britain to £200m.
The publication of the Dilnot Report provides a once in a decade opportunity to arrive at a fair care funding system.
NatWest, part of the group which brought Britain's banking sector to the brink of collapse, and Tesco, a relative infant in financial services, have made it into the top five most loved brands in finance, while all the big insurers languish in bottom...
The Financial Services Authority has fined insurance intermediary Willis Ltd £6.9m for anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls failings.
Aviva is in the process of archiving hundreds of years of records, from its beginnings as the Hand in Hand Fire and Life Insurance Society in 1696.
An insurance fraud police unit is to be set-up, paid for through a police-private sector partnership.
Zurich has announced that it is planning to return to the direct insurance market in the UK later this year in a strategic partnership with its subsidiary Endsleigh.
Aviva is to sell RAC, the second largest UK roadside assistance provider, to The Carlyle Group for £1bn.
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The Financial Services Authority has agreed to temporary measures for HSBC to deal with payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.