A hard summer for travelers and their insurers – Economics

Vacationers stand in queues of several hundred meters. Pieces of luggage never reach their destination: at some airports chaotic conditions are more the rule than the exception. Travel insurers feel the same. Because the chaos at the airport is accompanied by increasing numbers of crowns. Allianz Travel and Ergo travel insurances inform about growing claims, … Read more

Self-employed persons may voluntarily join the professional association – economy

Every roofer knows this fear: a moment of inattention and loses his balance and falls off the roof. The next station is the hospital. There, the accident is dealt with by the accident insurance physician responsible for accidents at work. The statutory accident insurance then takes over the responsibility for the further treatment and rehabilitation … Read more

Preliminary key financial data for the first half of 2022 show a significant increase in sales and profits (German)

* Consolidated sales increase of 43.5% to EUR 173.3 million ^ DGAP-News: Blue Cap AG / Keywords: Half-year results / Staff Blue Cap AG: Preliminary key financial data for the first half of 2022 significant increase in sales and profits The best jobs of the day Find the best job offers now and be notified … Read more

Insurance scammers get more creative – the economy

The forest fire is spreading. A house is also burning not far from there. The owner wants to claim damages from his insurer. But the man is not a victim of a natural disaster, but wanted to take this opportunity to defraud his insurer. That’s why he set fire to his house himself. The attempt … Read more

Insurers do not pay much for the flood damage on the Ahr – the economy

Insurers are very proud of themselves: three-quarters of the damage caused by the storm Bernd are regulated in the summer of 2021, the General Association of the German Insurance Industry (GDV) announced in early July. “Virtually every homeowner who was insured quickly received money from their insurance company,” the association said. 5 billion euros have … Read more

Axa sells contracts to Athora – Economy

Anyone who took out life insurance in the German Civil Service Insurance (DBV) 20 years ago as an old age insurance, thought he was in a solid company with a long tradition. Ultimately, the company dates back to the Army and Navy life insurance of 1871. Government officials were among the most important clients. 900,000 … Read more

Spac: The buzz about Spac is over – the economy

The plans are impressive and it is no coincidence that Jean Pierre Mustier, former head of Unicredit, chose the name Pegasus for his new stock vehicle: a winged horse from Greek mythology gave the name and adorns the website, which of course also includes a reference to the successful restructuring of the largest Italian bank … Read more

HUK-Coburg buys shares in Pitstop – Economy

The largest German car insurer, HUK-Coburg, is expanding its car-related services. The group takes over 25.1 percent of the Pitstop garage chain with 300 companies. The insurer already has partner workshops that offer their clients services that go beyond repairing insurance damage. As a result, the HUK service network includes a total of 450 garages … Read more

ECB interest rate hike: banks will be happy – Economy

The recent decision by the European Central Bank to raise interest rates in July, for the first time in eleven years, sparked all kinds of reactions: consumers suffering from high inflation wonder why the ECB has been waiting so long to raise interest rates. Others fear that more expensive loans will put pressure on the … Read more

European banks are attracting extra cash from the ECB for loans from Covid – Economy

The recent decision by the European Central Bank to raise interest rates in July, for the first time in eleven years, sparked all kinds of reactions: consumers suffering from high inflation wonder why the ECB has been waiting so long to raise interest rates. Others fear that more expensive loans will put pressure on the … Read more