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Renewal transparency and engagement rules

Posted on: 24 May 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority introduced new rules for insurers and brokers to make the renewal process easier and more engaging for personal lines general insurance customers.

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Government introduces consultation on MOT period for new vehicles

Posted on: 16 May 2017

New Government consultation could see the time allowed before a vehicle's first MOT extended from three to four years.

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A BIBA Broker's Guide to the broker's role in Claims

Posted on: 15 May 2017

In our second broker guide of 2017, we discuss the vital role brokers play throughout the claims process and the significant value they can add.

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Allianz Coffee Guide to chatbots

Posted on: 27 April 2017

As the amount of app downloads decreases, and only a handful on each device are actually used on a regular basis, could chatbots be a solution to simplify customer journeys?

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New speeding fines: what you need to know

Posted on: 25 April 2017

New penalties coming into force this month mean that drivers taken to court for speeding will face much tougher consequences 

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Changes to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) - 2017

Posted on: 18 April 2017

From 1 June 2017, the standard rate of IPT charged will increase from 10.0% to 12.0%, as announced in the 2016 Autumn Budget.

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Government releases outcome of whiplash claims consultation

Posted on: 10 March 2017

The Ministry of Justice has recently published its response to the whiplash claims consultation

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Up in the clouds – the potential of cloud technology to transform the motor insurance landscape

Posted on: 08 March 2017

Collecting real-time data on a driver and using it to gain insight into an individual’s driving behaviour is nothing new, but cloud computing is introducing new opportunities for insurers and fleet managers.

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The Ogden discount rate has been reduced

Posted on: 02 March 2017

We explain what this change, taking effect from 20 March 2017, means and the impact that it will have on the industry, Allianz, and our customers.

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BIBA Brokers' review of Case Law

Posted on: 16 February 2017

In the midst of the monumental changes of 2016, our latest BIBA review helps you to keep abreast of the key judicial developments impacting the insurance market.

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