Insurance fraud exposure generate a daily savings of $5.58 million

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A new ABI study has shown that the efforts to stop fraudsters are saving consumers in the U.K. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has now released its data about the impact of exposing insurance fraud in the United Kingdom, and the results are showing that it is saving consumers a massive amount of money. The report showed that a daily $5.588 million (£3.6 million) is saved because of exposing insurance cheats. According to the report, the daily amount is saved by consumers in the U.K. “saved by exposing insurance…

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Insurance news from Lloyds of London includes fine for $6.7 million

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Another penalty was decided upon due to the mis-sold policies in the United Kingdom. The financial regulator in Great Britain has issued a fine to Lloyds Banking Group, making leading insurance news as the insurer failed to appropriately manage the complains connected with the policies that were sold on mortgages and loans. This fine has been decided to be £4.3 million ($6.7 million) due to the company’s failings in systems and controls. According to the Financial Services Authority (FSA), the bank failed to implement and use systems and controls that…

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Life insurance business shut down, cutting 139 jobs

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Scotland’s largest insurer will be eliminating its U.K. unit as it moves away from the sector. Standard Life Plc, the biggest insurer in Scotland, will be leaving the life insurance industry, leaving 139 people from its United Kingdom unit out of a job. The majority of the positions will be lost in Scotland, within several different divisions. Standard Life insurance jobs will be lost in the marketing and advising divisions, as well as in information technology, according to a statement from the company. The insurer has said that it has…

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Association of British Insurers says that cyclists are unaware of the severity of road cycling risks

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has released a statement that urged cyclists to obtain insurance as inadequate coverage could lead them to face significant expenses if they are ever found responsible for causing an accident or if they are injured as a result of an accident. A spokesman for the ABI, Malcolm Tarling stated that it is quite likely that a cyclist will be injured if he or she is ever involved in an accident. He added that every month, there are 230 cyclists seriously injured or killed on…

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