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Editor's comment: Feeling lucky?

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…

Interview: John Nelson, Lloyd’s of London

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

Roundtable: Tackling the start-ups

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,…

Cyber regulation: Cyber’s new rules

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

Fire claims: Not getting burnt

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

Pool Re: The changing face of terrorism

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