Claims are the cornerstone of the Insurance sector, and the volume of claims a company handles primarily dictates the performance, and can to a lesser extent, the number of staff an Insurance company employs. Claims Handlers can be employed directly by an Insurer or with a Broker or Third-Party Administrator.Claims Handlers will handle a claim from cradle to grave, or first notification to settlement. They will determine the validity of a claim and, depending on experience, identify any potential fraudulent activity.The salaries for a Claims Handler generally starts around the €25,000 - €28,000 point in Ireland and can increase significantly depending on their experience and area of expertise. As their career progresses in management and director level, a Claims Handler can earn above the €100,000 range.
Situated on the South Westerly peninsula of Ireland, Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland. It is the principal city and administrative centre of County Cork and the largest city in the province of Munster. Cork City has a population of 123,000 whilst a further 325,000 people live in Cork County.