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Q&A: Claims Apprentice 2020 winner Kelly Huddleston

Kelly Huddleston, credit hire team leader for Covéa, has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2020. Post caught up with Kelly and sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar, Suzanne Liversidge about the experience, the process and the challenges

Analysis: Returning to the workplace

As the UK government further eases Covid-19 lockdown measures, as pupils across the country return to school, how do insurance companies and employees feeling about returning back to the workplace? Post spoke to some of the leading insurance firms to…

Analysis: Covid-19 event cancellations

Following the Covid-19 outbreak live events across the world had to be postponed or cancelled due to fears for public health and safety. Multibillion-dollar losses as a result of coronavirus has put the contingency market under the spotlight, while…

This month: Opportunities await

This month marked the return of Post’s annual Insurtech 100, in association with Sønr, a celebration of companies that are driving growth and innovation across the insurance industry.

This week: The waiting game

This week the government announced another easing of the UK lockdown rules. Although the waiting game is not over and Covid-19 still remains a threat, this comes as welcome news to many of us who have been anticipating the time when we can once again…

Analysis: Protecting pets

Over the past decade, the UK’s pet insurance market has seen substantial growth with 7.7 million pet insurance customers in the country. But amid so much uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, what reassurances are insurers providing to customers who…

This week: Under pressure

UK insurers are coming under increased scrutiny as Covid-19 worsens. And this week that was certainly the case for Hiscox after businesses threatened the insurer with a class action lawsuit for rejecting claims related to the Covid-19 outbreak.

This week: Keep calm and carry on

This week the World Health Organisation labelled Covid-19 a pandemic as the number infected worldwide and fatalities from the disease continue to rise. As global stock markets crash sparking fears of a recession, the ripple effect has been felt across…

This week: Black swans, white swans

Love is in the air as of course it's Valentines Day. Today couples across the world will celebrate their love for one another with thoughtful gifts like chocolate, flowers and cards. A day that's often symbolised by white swans as they are known to have…

This month: A long road ahead

It’s been a topsy-turvy month in Parliament and this week a bill was passed by MPs aiming to block a no-deal exit from the European Union. But as the UK continues to face uncertainties over Brexit, across the pond this month we saw scenes of destruction…

This week: No hiding place

As we start the month of August, many of us are planning to jet off abroad for a well-deserved break. And for those who do, very few would dream of placing a false sickness claim in order to receive a pay-out that would inevitably land them in jail.

This week: Dual pricing and sexual harassment claims

For a while now the insurance industry has been under the spotlight for the sheer volume of sexual harassment allegations its faced. And after Post reported this week the suspension of a senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter, following…

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