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Haxby House Blast : 19th February 2016

Haxby House Blast

The Mirror : 14th February 2016

 6,000 tumble dryers burst into flames in six years as campaign calls for tougher safety

Post Magazine : 29th January 2016

McNeilage to step aside as Cunningham Lindsey UK CEO

 

Government Insurance Fraud Task Force – Final Report : 18th January 2016

The Government’s Insurance Fraud Task Force Final Report released

Click to view the full report Here 

 

Post Magazine : 9th December 2015

Cunningham Lindsey using drone technology to assess Storm Desmond

 

Post Magazine – Loss Adjusting Review of the Year : 3rd December 2015

Post Magazine – Loss Adjusting Review of the Year

 

Post Magazine : 26th November 2015

Three UK  Crawford execs depart

Crawford and Company has confirmed the departure of five executives, including three from the UK.

‘Remarkable Towergate is still standing’ says CEO

David Ross points to “extraordinary amount of trauma”.

AIG UK boss McNamee to exit amid $500 m cost-cutting drive

Managing director Jacqueline McNamee is to depart the insurer.

RSA transfers home and injury adjusting team to Cunningham Lindsey

More than 120 home and injury loss adjusters are to transfer.

Tony Emms leaves Zurich in executive reshuffle

Karl Helgesen to take on general insurance chief claims officer role.

Towergate Q3 income drops 10% as infrastructure challenges continue

Year to date income also dropped to £270.6 m.

Aviva commercial to launch multinational offering in 2016

Soft launch comes after 18 months of development.

Towergate regulatory costs hit £5.4 m in Q3 as FCA talks continue

Total costs for the first nine months of 2015 are £8.8 m.

Post Magazine : 19th November 2015

Brokers expect to benefit from Zurich’s cost-cutting programme

The initiative will result in up to 440 UK redundancies.

Parabis Group confirms Plexus sale to original founders

Andrew McDougall and Tim Roberts have entered into an exclusive deal.

Co-op announces trio of hires

Diane Buckley and Julie Hopes will join the board as NEDs and Gary Hueting will join as COO.

FCA paves way for insurers to take advantage of cloud services

No “fundamental reason” why cloud computing cannot be used.

Crawford to cut up to $28 m from expense base in additional restructure

Firm seeks to reduce its dependence on severe weather claims.