In the second of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to look at how a new era of collaboration and ethics changed…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 16: “From feast to famine in ten days” – How the travel insurance sector is dealing with the Coronavirus with no sales
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of travel insurance experts to discuss how the travel insurance sector is coping with a “tsunami of claims” and whether it will bounce back post-pandemic.
Crawford & Co's Andrew King on why Covid-19 means the role of risk manager has never been more important
The risk manager’s time has come as realisation dawns on how interconnected and vulnerable we all are in light of Covid-19. That is the view of Andrew King, head of Crawford Forensic Accounting Services UK & Ireland, who warns the spectre of large…
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
The chair of Natural England, Tony Juniper, yesterday urged insurers to put their weight behind upcoming climate change talks in Glasgow later this year.
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has been tipped to challenge the government into amending the Road Traffic Act or change its own Articles following this week's Supreme Court ruling in the case of MIB v Lewis.
Post news editor Jen Frost reflects on Sajid Javid’s shock exit as Chancellor and what this could mean for insurance premium tax and the budget.
Insurers have ramped up lobbying attempts to convince the government to slice the rate of Insurance Premium Tax. Post investigates why they may well have good reason to be worried it could be cranked up the other way.
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…
Andrew Bailey, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority, will take over from Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England in March.
The government will take steps to ensure long-term market access for UK and Gibraltar financial services firms, according to a Queen’s Speech briefing document.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
Insurance broker turned Conservative parliamentarian Craig Tracey was returned as the MP for North Warwickshire in yesterday’s general election.
The insurance industry has welcomed greater "clarity" moving forwards following the results of General Election 2019, which saw the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson win by a significant majority, but continues to express concerns…
Eldon Insurance brand Go Skippy sold 788 policies via Leave EU marketing emails, which were later branded as contravening regulation by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Road Safety Week marked the launch of Post’s Driving out Distraction campaign, in which we are urging the industry to pay attention and pull over rather than using hands-free devices while driving.
British utilities investors have made inquiries about insurance coverage for their assets in the event that they are nationalised under a Labour government following next month’s general election.
Insurers have welcomed a Parliamentary report calling for tougher restrictions on using hands free mobile devices while driving.
The Motor Insurer's Bureau might have outlined how it expects the proposed litigant in person portal to work. But Marcus Taylor, director of claims at Minster Law, argues that while this might be fine for 'sunny day' scenarios, there was much detail…
The UK's withdrawal from the EU could leave many travellers with pre-existing medical conditions struggling to get cover. Aquarium Software's product marketing director Mark Colonnese suggests a solution whereby insurers bid against each other to cover…
From vehicle size to type, motorists need to be given greater choice by insurers when their car is off the road. James Roberts of Europcar Mobility Group UK outlines some suggestions as to where flexibility could play a greater role.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.