Post - Post April 2017
My Irish grandmother always said bad things come in threes. In the last 18 months the insurance industry has faced bad returns on investments, several increases to insurance premium tax and now the huge change to the Ogden discount rate, so the sector…
The decision to cut the Ogden discount rate for the first time in 16 years sent shock waves through the industry that will be felt for months and years to come.
How broker Only Young Drivers is taking a novel approach to application fraud
In light of Brexit, what will regulation look like in the future?
There must be a better time to start your role as the CEO of an insurance company. A few weeks into the job, I arrived at work on a Monday morning knowing a decision had just been made that would simultaneously hike premiums for millions of motorists and…
I am living the discount rate at the moment. I have lost count of the number of meetings I have attended, legal opinions I have read and conversations with insurance company CEOs I have had on this complex issue.
Marks is a loss adjuster focusing on agricultural, rural industries and estates losses at Crawford
As technical director at Charles Taylor Adjusting, Richard Radevsky travels the world to survey the risks of big construction projects.
It is the most prestigious chairmanship in UK insurance. But next month, John Nelson will step down after six years in the role of Lloyd’s chairman. He talks to Ryan Hewlett about steering the market through one of its most turbulent periods
As traditional insurers partner with start-up tech companies, the landscape of insurance is changing. Start-ups pose less as threats hellbent on disrupting the industry and more as an opportunity waiting to happen. Post, in association with Mendix,…
The tightening of data regulation next year could drive demand for cyber cover and, with the reporting of breaches becoming compulsory, it may help underwriters price this new risk ever more accurately
The Enterprise Act may expose inefficiences in the way claims are handled – and fire investigators could feel the heat, as any delay in investigating may cost
The number of terrorist incidents on UK soil has dropped since Pool Re was set up, with Irish republican paramilitary attacks giving way to less frequent strikes by radical Islamic terrorists, however, the threat to the country remains as severe
China’s One Belt, One Road initiative is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects the world has ever seen.
Hancock leaves CEO role at AIG, due to lack of shareholder support
The Chartered Insurance Institute has brought together leading insurers, students and apprentices in a speed networking event to mark National Apprenticeship Week.
The latest people moves in the industry.
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