UK News

Avanti Offers Bespoke Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance for the Over-50s Market

Northampton, UK, February 8, 2018- Avanti Travel Insurance offers one of the most comprehensive annual multi-trip policy packages designed specifically for the over-50s market available in the UK. Avanti has a long-standing reputation for excellence providing bespoke cover for senior …

Multi Award-Winning Telematics Company, The Floow, Brings Unique Coaching and Reward Services to the US Insurance Market

Sheffield, UK, September 8, 2017- Insurance telematics innovator, The Floow, is bringing its industry leading approach to the US market with the launch of its unique FloowCoach program and Rewards Services App at Connected Car Insurance USA (CCIU) on the …

Multi-Award Winning Telematics Innovator, The Floow, Opens First US Office

Sheffield, UK, September 7, 2017- UK based telematics innovator, The Floow, has announced the opening of its first US office in Detroit as it brings its industry leading approach to capturing and analysing mobility data to North America, the largest …

UK to Tighten Drone Regulations After Numerous Near-Misses in Past Year

British officials announced plans Saturday [July 22] to further regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. The new rules will require drones that weigh eight ounces (226.79 grams) or more to be registered …

UK Regulator to Extend Senior Manager Conduct Rules to All Finance Firms

UK regulators set out plans for ensuring senior staff of financial-services firms can be held to account for misconduct on their watch, extending rules already in place for banks to almost all firms. The Senior Managers and Certification Regime is …

UK Faces Future of Record-Breaking Wet Winters, Floods: New Climate Models

Britain faces a future of record-breaking wet winters, potentially leading to more of the widespread flooding seen in recent years, according to new modeling that incorporates changing climate patterns. England and Wales now have a 34 percent chance of record …

New Insurance Products Could Cut Natural Disaster Costs in Poorer Nations: Report

New types of insurance could cut the costs of natural disasters for poorer countries and reduce the amount of humanitarian aid needed, according to a report commissioned by Britain’s international development ministry. The cost of natural disasters to some of …

UK Aims to Build Market to Insure Developing Nations Against Natural Disasters

The UK will attempt to build a market for insuring countries against natural disaster, with the goal of providing more stable funding for relief from famines and floods. Prime Minister Theresa May will announce the move at the Group of …

PERILS Discloses Final Loss Estimate for UK Storm Desmond of £604M

PERILS AG has today disclosed its fourth and final loss estimate for the floods in the UK which occurred Dec. 4-24, 2015 and were linked to storm Desmond and other low pressure systems. The revised estimate of the insured property …

PERILS Revises Loss Estimate for UK Floods from Storm Desmond to $861.4M

The insured property loss estimate for floods that hit the UK from Dec. 4 to 24, 2015, following Storm Desmond and other low pressure systems, has been revised to £597 million ($861.4 million), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization …