Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte has said that the amount of assets institutional investors commit to reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions has to increase tenfold before 2050 in order to avert a climate apocalypse.
To tie in with his deep dive into the birth of the UK direct insurance market, Jonathan Swift caught up with Direct Line co-founder and Churchill founder and former chairman and CEO Martin Long to talk about the birth and growth of both companies, their…
The history of direct insurance in the UK: How Direct Line and Churchill took on the establishment and ended up as merger partners
As Post celebrates 180 years, Post content director Jonathan Swift explores the birth of direct insurance in the UK and how two key early movers Direct Line and Churchill went from rivals to merger bedfellows in a deal that literally 'shook up insurance'.
Insurance losses resulting from severe weather conditions from 19-21 January in Australia, are estimated to be A$514m (£269m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia
Aon expects to rebrand Henderson Insurance Broking Group under its global brand on 1 April, Post can reveal.
Aon has appointed Helene Madell as chief broking officer for commercial risk solutions, health solutions and affinity in the UK.
US private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners has completed its deal to buy Charles Taylor.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association called for more proportionate regulation as it launched its 2020 Manifesto: Access.
Aviva chairman Sir Adrian Montague will retire later this year once a successor has been appointed.
Big data is not a game played by different rules, delegates at an insurance artificial intelligence ethics conference were today reminded.
'Fit Bit for business' insurtech Brisk is looking for investors to join a second round of funding ahead of series A round at the end of the year.
If recent trends continue, 2020 is likely to be another unpredictable year for businesses, reinforcing the need to build business resilience and develop more dynamic and insightful risk management writes Cécile Fresneau, executive director for UK…
The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Commitments to disengage from coal-producing and coal-dependent power companies have won insurers plaudits from activist organisations, according to consultancy Sigwatch.
Optimism among insurance providers has soared to its highest level in years, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey, with brokers also increasingly upbeat.
Exclusive: Motor managing general agent Pukka has temporarily suspended trading, having reached its capacity limit with providers.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has forecast that the failures of Qudos Insurance in December 2018 and Lamp Insurance in May last year will cost £12.4m this financial year.
180 LV staff faced redundancy as a result of the Allianz commercial business transfers, with around nine in ten (90%) having found roles elsewhere.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion cannot enter new lines of business or branch out into further territories until it can meet its solvency capital requirement, the regulator has ordered.
Arron Banks-backed Somerset Bridge Insurance Services has sold its commercial insurance subsidiary Business Choice Direct Insurance Services to Somerset-headquartered Lloyd & Whyte Group for an undisclosed sum.
It’s 2020 so paying lip service to protecting vulnerable customers just doesn’t cut it, in any industry says Peter Thompson, CEO for insurance, distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
R&Q has recruited William Spiegel as executive director and deputy group chairman ahead of co-founder Ken Randall stepping down in around 12 months’ time.
Unsecured creditors of Spectrum Bidco are in line to get a £216,112 payout as the former holding company of Iprism Underwriting Agency moves from administration into creditors’ voluntary liquidation.