At this year’s British Insurance Awards Aviva scooped a quartet of awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Following a spate of insurtech failures, Rebecca Jones, CEO and co-founder of drone technology provider Iprosurv, argues that newcomers need to get real and stop promising the world.
With millions of UK employees forced to work from home during the Covid-19 lockdowns, organisations are more aware than ever of the cyber risks they face. But, while many expect this to push up demand for cyber insurance, the new landscape could also…
Ardonagh-owned Geo has bought Guernsey-headquartered insurance management, fiduciary and financial advisory group Robus for an undisclosed sum.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal in the case of Halliburton v Chubb Bermuda Insurance, ruling in favour of the insurer on an arbitration issue in a Deepwater Horizon case.
With Lloyd’s, London market and wholesale broker accountability drawing the regulator’s attention in recent weeks, Michael Sicsic, managing director of Sicsic Advisory and former Financial Conduct Authority head of retail general insurance supervision,…
AIG UK CEO Anthony Baldwin shares how he will focus on London’s role as a global centre for insurance and a hub for talent during his year as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Axa has blamed Lockton for issuing an incorrect certificate as the insurer estimated its liability for the damage portion of a property claim at £541,000 rather than the £1.7m being sought by property investor Aubrey Weis in a High Court action.
As premium rates for directors' and officers' rocket, Airmic deputy CEO and technical director Julia Graham says insurers need to wake up and innovate if they wish to prevent a flight to alternative risk financing by insureds.
While many of us work from home, looking out of our windows it’s hard not to spot the rising number of vans and other light commercial vehicles on our roads. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, argues…
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to Lloyd’s and London Market insurers instructing them to “behave ethically and responsibly in the way they treat their customers, their employees and their counterparties” during the pandemic.
Arag has appointed Simon Barrett as chief financial officer in preparation for the retirement of longstanding CFO Bob Moreton next year.
Leeds-headquartered JM Glendinning is planning to buy 15 businesses over the next five years after its private equity-backed management buyout, group CEO Nick Houghton told Post.
It takes more than a Webex call to build the relationships the insurance industry thrives on, says Ross Dingwall, managing director – broker channel at Hiscox UK.
During the High Court hearing of the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, the regulator argued that reversing the judgment in the historic Orient Express case would “restore sanity”. If the Supreme Court chooses to overrule the…
As Post celebrates 180 years, David Worsfold takes a look at the years of scandal, losses and court cases that hit the Lloyd’s of London market from the mid-1970s onwards and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
RSA group CEO Stephen Hester could pocket £17.74m from the sale of the insurer with UK and international CEO Scott Egan in line for a £6.67m pay out, according to analysis of the latest documents published by the provider as part of the proposed takeover…
The Supreme Court judges overseeing the Financial Conduct Authority's business interruption test case have pledged to work quickly but there is no certainty on when policyholders and insurers will get a decision.
Internal collaboration among fraud teams is important when fighting fraud, experts said at Post's Claims and Fraud summit.
Judy Hadden, founder of James Hallam business Oilspill Insurance Services, considers the hot topic of environmental liability cover, which she argues may be difficult to explain and sell but is an important value add.
Towergate Insurance Brokers has sold Milburn Insurance Brokers to UBT (EU) in a £2.2m deal that completed on 1 November.
Hiscox had pandemic possibility 'well in mind' when it drafted BI policies, action group tells Supreme Court
The Hiscox Action Group has responded and opened its appeal as part of the Supreme Court hearing on the business interruption test case.
The confusion created by the High Court’s decision in the Financial Conduct Authority's business interruption test case, with both parties claiming victory, could act as an enabler for fraudsters, according to experts speaking at Post’s Claims and Fraud…
Claims industry pivoted well to remote working but needs to prepare for a hybrid future, say experts
The claims industry has met the challenge of delivering for customers during the Covid-19 pandemic and should be preparing to take the best of what has been learned into a new normal of a hybrid remote-office work environment, according to specialists at…