Insurance

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How can an insurance firm send my beloved BMW to scrap?
After a minor accident, the company said it was a write-off but refused to inspect the damage

Miles Brignall

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Everything is at risk’: flood survivors urge Congress to change inadequate insurance
The petition argues that the federal government’s current flood insurance policies are ill-equipped for an era of climate crisis

Oliver Milman

07, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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What the UK car and home insurance shake-up means for the price you pay
Insurers have been banned from offering cheaper deals to new customers – here’s how it will work

Miles Brignall

01, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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UK insurers to be banned from offering cheaper deals to new customers
Reform means firms can no longer quote policyholders a higher price, with possible savings of £120 a year for those renewing

Miles Brignall

30, Dec, 2021 @12:05 PM

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LV= sale to Bain might have gone through but for its board’s blunders
Analysis: not seeking a mandate from the mutual’s members or explaining the deal properly to them were fatal errors

Nils Pratley Financial editor

10, Dec, 2021 @5:52 PM

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LV= members block US private equity takeover
Approach by Bain Capital pitted group’s leaders against campaigners and politicians in year-long battle

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

10, Dec, 2021 @3:37 PM

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The LV= vote on the Bain takeover: what’s at stake
Members of the 178-year-old mutual insurer will decide whether to accept the controversial private equity bid

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

10, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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City regulator refuses to stop LV= members’ vote on sale to Bain Capital
Lawyers for two members of UK mutual sought delay to controversial takeover by US private equity firm

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

09, Dec, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Some private health patients in Australia are paying $800 more for same procedure
Australian Medical Association calls for a higher standardised return after report finds patients are paying hundreds more due to different insurer rebates

Melissa Davey Medical editor

07, Dec, 2021 @3:40 AM

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LV= sell-off could knock the mutuals movement for six
Members of the former Liverpool Victoria vote this week on a deal that may be the last gasp of a more equitable era

Richard Partington

05, Dec, 2021 @12:05 AM

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LV= takeover may create conflicts of interest, says boss of trade body
Martin Shaw says ‘three-act tragedy’ has led to plans to demutualise, in criticism of chief executive and chair

Jasper Jolly

24, Nov, 2021 @7:06 PM

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LV= to be taken over by offshore firm if Bain deal goes ahead
MP asks who is backing US private equity group’s plans to acquire British mutual insurer

Jasper Jolly

23, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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