Entitlement to care allowance is suspended during inpatient treatment

September 29, 2021 – Entitlement to the payment of care allowance is interrupted if a person in need of care has to be treated as an inpatient in a clinic for more than four weeks. This was decided by the Osnabrück Social Court with a judgment published yesterday on September 7, 2021 (S 14 P […]

These major cities have the highest home burglary rates

September 22nd, 2021 – Krefeld had the highest burglary rate in relation to the number of inhabitants of all 82 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants in 2020. The burglary rate here was around three times higher than the national average and even nine times higher than in Jena with the lowest Klaurate. The awareness […]

The big cities with the worst claims balance

September 20, 2021 – The worst damage balance among the major German cities has the federal capital Berlin in motor liability insurance as well as in full and partially comprehensive insurance. It looks best in Cottbus (motor vehicle liability), Paderborn (fully comprehensive) and Erlangen (partial comprehensive). This is shown by detailed data from the new […]

Hardened market: higher premiums, stricter conditions

9/10/2021 – Cost pressure has increased for companies due to the behavior of insurers, Greco states. In addition to premium increases, new exclusions will also be applied; to this end, customers must improve their risk management. The D&O insurance market is particularly hardened. The domestic insurance broker Greco International AG invited to his “Risk Day” […]

These are the metropolises with the worst loss balance sheets

September 2, 2021 – Among the major German cities with more than 500,000 inhabitants, the federal capital Berlin has the worst damage balance in motor vehicle liability insurance as well as in full and partially comprehensive insurance. It looks best in Bremen (motor vehicle liability) or in Nuremberg (fully and partially comprehensive). This is shown […]

Kärntner: Sales partner service under new management

August 31, 2021 – The broker and agency service of the Kärntner Landesversicherung has a new head in Arnulf Napowanez. He succeeds Patrick Kerschbaumer. Handover of the baton: Arnulf Napowanez (left)with predecessor Patrick Kerschbaumer (Image: KLV) Arnulf Napowanez (33) is in charge of the broker and agency services at Kärntner Landesversicherung aG accepted. The company […]

The pace of digitization has “not yet reached its limits”

8/26/2021 – According to a survey of industry experts, cloud computing and automation are among the most important technologies for the future of insurance. Distribution is still generally seen as a “personal” matter; however, some respondents assume that their sales will be at least 70 percent automated in the future. The consulting company has around […]

bAV: Broker quadruples commission income to 800,000 euros

8/26/2021 – A data analysis by Xempus shows trends in the business with company pension schemes. The current financial year is developing positively for exclusivity and brokers, demand and deals are increasing. The driver is also the pandemic. In comparison, the company supplementary health insurance is still in its infancy. The corona crisis had both […]

These motor insurers have the best image with customers

8/24/2021 – The price no longer seems to be the decisive criterion in vehicle insurance for those willing to change. For new customers, additional services and the idea of ​​fairness also count, as a survey by Sirius Campus shows. Huk-Coburg and the direct insurance subsidiary Huk24 have the best status among consumers. The changing season […]