Paul Jewell, CEO of Bridgehaven, talks to Insurance Post about the advantages of the hybrid fronting model and reinsurers’ reticence around motor business.
Last year, Lloyd’s commissioned Franklyn Rodgers to create six portraits of diverse role models, and over the coming weeks, we will feature them all. The penultimate spotlight is on Erik Johnson, a founding board member of Inclusion@Lloyd’s.
View From the Top: Joanna Browning, senior managing director of people experience at Markel, says diversity and inclusion is not something you can ‘complete’.
Direct Line has said it received an approach to buy the group from Ageas on 19 January, which it felt “significantly undervalued” the group and its prospects.
Three insurance firms have been digitally targeted by climate activists over their refusal to rule out support for fossil fuel projects.
Ageas has confirmed that it is in the “preliminary stages” of considering a £3.1bn bid for Direct Line.
According to a panel at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference, the Financial Conduct Authority’s Consumer Duty has a way to go before it is considered a success.
RSA will be the best commercial lines and specialty insurance company by the end of 2025, according to Ken Norgrove, the provider’s CEO.
Extinction Rebellion activists have occupied the offices of five insurers in the City of London,as the movement launches its week of action to stop the companies insuring “climate chaos”.
With winter sports season in full swing, Aamina Zafar examines how the case against the A-list Hollywood actress highlighted the need for appropriate cover and training for claims handlers receiving calls from those who may have forgotten slope etiquette post-pandemic.
Editor’s View: Emma Ann Hughes argues that if Amazon had been allowed to watch every move consumers make, then the retail giant’s Insurance Store would have obliterated insurers in the same way it emptied the high street.
Frances Stebbing explores what new rules being introduced for flexible working in mid-2024 mean for the way the insurance industry operates.
News Editor’s View: After the British Insurance Brokers' Association asked personal lines insurers to commit to the broking channel, Scott McGee looks at what has got brokers spooked, and what action needs to happen in order for a fruitful future.
Data analysis: The number of UK insurance merger and acquisition deals rose from 98 in 2022 to 112 in 2023, but total deal value fell significantly from £5.1bn to £3.3bn year-on-year.
Data analysis: Insurers where chief risk officers, supported by artificial intelligence, have a seat at the top table are most likely to succeed over the next decade, according to a report by consultancy LCP.
Data analysis: Francess Stebbing examines whether insurtech start-ups will struggle to find funding in 2024 and be forced to partner-up with traditional providers to achieve scale.
Data analysis: Insurers think ‘everybody is doing better than us’ when it comes to digital transformation, a survey by Davies and Clearwater Analytics has shown.
- RSA to be ‘number one’ in commercial lines by end of 2025
- Lloyd’s CEO addresses rumours he is big game hunting
- Ageas mulls £3.1bn bid for Direct Line
- Protestors slam Aviva and Allianz for targeting healthy trees
- Frost to leave RSA amid appointments from NIG
- Allianz boasts 65% profit resurgence