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Half year review 2017

Posted on: 24 July 2017

Six months into 2017, Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer, Allianz UK, reflects on what's impacted the insurance industry so far this year and considers what's in store for the rest of the year.

read Neil's half year review 2017

'Outstanding' Service Quality Marque awarded to Allianz’s mid-market claims team

Posted on: 24 July 2017

Allianz has become the first insurer to qualify for Gracechurch's 'Outstanding' service quality marque for mid-market claims, an award that was introduced earlier this year.

read more about the accolade for our claims service

Generation Rent: what does the rising number of renters mean for the insurance industry?

Posted on: 19 July 2017

As the number of people unable to afford rising house prices increases, renting is becoming the norm. Most rental agreements run smoothly, but it's important both landlords and tenants have the right insurance cover in place for if things do go wrong.

read more about the insurance needs of Generation Rent

We've updated our Directors and Officers white paper

Posted on: 17 July 2017

A lot can change in two years, so we've taken a look back at our Directors and Officers white paper (originally published in May 2015) and amended it to reflect the altered legislative landscape companies are now working in.

read more about the pressures on company directors

Allianz's Southampton branch manager shares his views on the local insurance market

Posted on: 07 July 2017

Speaking with Insurance Age, David Trott, Allianz's Southampton branch manager, adds his voice to a 'regional review' of insurer and broker presence in Southampton and Portsmouth.

read more about the role of local bases in the industry

How do we tackle application fraud? Neil Clutterbuck gives his opinion

Posted on: 06 July 2017

Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz UK, writes in an opinion article for Insurance Business about what could be done to reduce the amount of instances of this type of crime.

read more about tackling application fraud

Introducing our new Motor repair tracking tool

Posted on: 29 June 2017

ActiveWeb lets your customer check the progress of repairs to their vehicle at any time. They'll be able to see an estimated completion date and comments from the repairer, who they can message with any queries.

read more about online Motor repair tracking

New 'Gone in Seconds' video issued by the MIB

Posted on: 27 June 2017

A new video was released last week for the MIB’s public awareness campaign, Gone in Seconds, which aims to make young people more aware of the consequences of driving without insurance.

read more about the MIB's campaign

Home is where the smart is: the insurance implications of the connected home

Posted on: 22 June 2017

The data that household smart devices collect present significant opportunities for insurers to not only insure but even prevent accidents in the first place, and so improve the proposition for the customer.

read more about the impact smart homes could have

Allianz’s head of motor discusses personal injury discount rate changes

Posted on: 22 June 2017

Jon Dye, head of motor at Allianz UK, recently wrote in a blog post for Fleet News about the impact the decrease in the discount rate for personal injury compensation, announced in February, will have on a variety of industries and customers.

read more about the Ogden discount rate change