Senior Reporter, Post
Harry is a senior reporter for Insurance Post covering the London market, corporate lines and risk management.
He joined Insurance Post in 2018 and won the British Insurance Brokers’ Association most promising newcomer award in 2019.
Sedgwick has stepped up plans to build out its legal services arm as it capitalises on trends in the insurance defendant law firm sector, partner Paul Squires has said.
The UK government has announced plans to establish a dedicated regime to deal with the failure of insurance companies.
Allianz is facing legal proceedings brought by more than 30 claimants seeking payouts for Covid-related business interruption.
The Commercial Court has refused Zurich permission to appeal a judgment that obliges the insurer to pay millions to a travel company, having determined that an appeal would have “no real prospect” of success.
London steakhouse chain Flat Iron is the latest restaurant to bring legal proceedings against its insurer in pursuit of a business interruption payout for disruption it suffered due to Covid-19 restriction.
Fronting insurer Bridgehaven Insurance will focus on underwriting medium-sized businesses and is in dialogue with 40 managing general agents, CEO Paul Jewell told Insurance Post.
Flood Re CEO Andy Bord set out his ambition to make ‘building back better’ as much of an industry standard within a year as ‘new for old’ is with regards to contents insurance claims.
Allianz Personal has appointed James Hillon as director of pricing for personal lines, replacing the retiring Hugh Kenyon.
The Commercial Court has told Zurich it is obliged to indemnify a student travel company for Covid cancellation refunds, even though the refunds fell outside the scope of its policy.
Aviva has announced a raft of changes to the structure of its commercial lines and distribution leadership teams, including four new hires.
Five insurers have been given permission to appeal last month’s Commercial Court judgment on ‘at-the-premises’ business interruption claims, with only RSA accepting the outcome.
The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters has appointed former Chartered Insurance Institute chief operating officer John Bissell as its next executive director.
The managing general agent model allows the insurance industry to more easily draw on cybersecurity expertise from outside the sector, according to Intangic CEO Ryan Dodd.
Insurers and buyers of directors and officers’ insurance could look to strike long-term agreements to lock in current rates, as both search for pricing stability.
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations has called on public authorities to aid in resolving thorny issues facing the cyber insurance market.
The insurance value chain has to be shortened if the industry is to remain relevant to corporate clients, broking bosses have said.
Current industry practices around commercial insurance renewals leave businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks, the founders of an industry-backed data sharing platform have said.
RSA is preparing to launch a cyber proposition with US-based managing general agent Resilience, the insurer’s UK specialty boss has said.