Lloyd's is remaining tight-lipped about who will insure the first UK coal mine approved in decades as campaigners accuse insurers contemplating offering cover for the project of causing "climate chaos."
Sheldon Mills, FCA executive director, consumers and competition has stressed “statistics speak for themselves” and the industry does not represent the communities it serves
Amanda Blanc, group CEO of Aviva, expressed concerns that if the industry's efforts to improve diversity and inclusion go any slower “we will start to go backwards”.
The Association of British Insurers has outlined steps the industry needs to take if it is to become "the most diverse, equitable and inclusive sector of the UK economy."
WTW has joined forces with The United Children’s Fund to protect millions of children and families from climate change
Bank of England executive director Victoria Saporta has warned financial services companies they need to do more to understand why women were impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Roundtable: Digital claims - how can insurers best reap the benefits of digital claims for customers?
Digital claims processing offers significant benefits for both insurers and their customers. Based on this assumption, Post and PayPal held a roundtable to explore how the sector can keep up the momentum, and discuss what might be considered as a best-in…
Flood Re CEO Andy Bord has announced that three more insurers have joined the Build Back Better Scheme, speaking at the COP27 climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh on Monday.
The first pay-out has been made by the Mesoamerican Reef Insurance Programme when the Turneffe Atoll, off the coast of Belize, was hit by Hurricane Lisa on 2 November.
Law firm RPC warns insurers to expect claims from pension fund trustees that suffered losses as a result of the disastrous mini-Budget
Analysis: Will firms be up to speed in time for the FCA’s new regulations on consumer duty and protection?
The Financial Conduct Authority’s new four-outcome consumer duty rules set higher and clearer standards of protection across financial services and requires firms to put their customers’ needs first. However, as Frances Stebbing discovers, the transition…
Acrisure acquires Sutton Winson and SSR; One Family to acquire Beagle Street and Many Pets expands to the US
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking views on the competition benefits and harms from big tech firms’ entry into a range of retail financial services sectors.
Direct Line Group has revealed the establishment of a Chief Customer Office and Chief Commercial Office to lead the Group’s brand, customer and trading strategies.
According to a report on environmental, social and corporate governance issues from communications consultancy SEC Newgate, the UK public rank the cost of living crisis as their primary concern.
Aon strengthens efforts to support college students from lower socio-economic backgrounds with new career prospects with the launch of its Work Insights Programme.
Embedded insurance is receiving some hype, with claims that it could help bolster the industry by closing the protection gap while simultaneously creating the potential for lower-cost distribution. Frances Stebbing looks at whether this is really the…
Russell Higginbotham, CEO of Swiss Re Solutions, has been elected president of the Chartered Insurance Institute for 2023.