Allianz Insurance News

Keep It Simple, Grow Trust for Future Success, Say UK Insurance Executives

The insurance industry is facing a complicated cocktail of massive political and economic uncertainty, climate risks, huge shifts in technology and increasing regulatory burdens. These are just some of the industry challenges cited by Jon Dye, chief executive of Allianz …

Allianz Partners with Drivy in UK to Provide Insurance for Car Sharing Platform

Allianz Insurance has partnered with Drivy (UK) to provide insurance for users of its car sharing platform. Drivy, a car sharing operator, links drivers, who need a car on a short-term basis, with vehicle owners who want to generate extra …

Allianz Insurance Launches Live Video Streaming Platform for Property Claims

Allianz Insurance, the U.K.-based subsidiary of Allianz SE, has launched a video streaming platform called Allianz Site View, which is designed to enhance its claims proposition by enabling customers to send images, video clips or conduct live video interactions with …

UK’s Allianz Insurance Enhances D&O Cover

Allianz Insurance, the UK subsidiary of Allianz SE Group, has refreshed its directors and officers proposition to offer broader coverage for businesses. The new and enhanced cover includes: Kidnap and ransom An employment practice helpline Protection for IT security / …

UK’s Allianz Insurance Offers Free Cyber Risk Assessment Tool for SMEs

Allianz Insurance plc, the U.K. subsidiary of Allianz SE, has partnered with global cyber security consultancy, IT Governance Ltd., to offer commercial customers a free online cyber risk assessment. The Allianz Cyber Risk Assessment tool is designed to help businesses …

UK’s Allianz Commercial Doubles Excess Liability Capacity to £50M ($70.5M)

Allianz Commercial* announced it has increased its capacity for excess of loss cover, which will now allow brokers to purchase excess liability cover up to £50 million ($70.5 million) per individual class of business. The move, which supports Allianz’s ambition …

U.K.’s Allianz Insurance Appoints Watts as Head of Casualty Claims

Allianz Insurance, the U.K. subsidiary of Allianz SE, has appointed Lee Watts as head of casualty claims. Watts will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of technical claims strategy and best practice across all casualty and disease claims, …

UK’s Allianz Insurance Partners with Pentura to Provide Cyber Risk Services

Allianz Insurance has joined forces with cyber risk management company, Pentura, to provide commercial customers with help and guidance to improve cyber security. As part of the partnership, Pentura, which is based in Reading, England, will provide Allianz Commercial policyholders …

UK’s Allianz Commercial Promotes Higham to Property Account Manager

Allianz Commercial has announced the promotion of Paul Higham to the position of property account manager. Higham’s appointment is the third appointment made in the newly aligned property and casualty team, said the company, which is a division of Allianz …

Allianz Engineering in UK Appoints Kelly as Senior Technical Manager

UK-based Allianz Engineering has appointed Steve Kelly as senior technical manager. In his new role, Kelly will be responsible for delivering profitable growth by overseeing the development of Allianz’s engineering propositions as well as supporting the continued growth of underwriting …