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.
Hundreds of thousands of policyholders, who until now have been left uncompensated for pandemic losses, may be due payouts, following a Commercial Court judgment on ‘at-the-premises’ disease clauses.
Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca is seeking tens of millions of pounds from insurer QIC Europe in the latest Covid business interruption suit to hit the courts.
The chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society has backed calls from politicians for compulsory insurance to be considered as a requirement for e-bikes and e-scooters.
Questions on aggregation and furlough that could alter the size of Covid business interruption payouts by tens or hundreds of millions of pounds are set to be revisited by the Court of Appeal later this year.
Simon McGinn, chief executive of Allianz Commercial, is set to step down on 1 July, the insurer announced.
While property and motor claims’ post-Covid difficulties have begun to ease, the latter in particular are still presenting challenges to insurers, according to Zurich UK chief claims officer James Nicholson.
RSA is leaning heavily on its relationships with broker networks as it looks to grow its commercial lines business.
The insurance industry needs to brush up on its understanding of terrorism risk ahead of the expected passage of Martyn’s Law next spring, Pool Re has said.
The Financial Conduct Authority has set out plans to improve the way it engages with whistleblowers, including giving people who approach the regulator with information more detail on what action is taken as a result.
A “new normal” with regard to natural catastrophes has led to the rise of a globetrotting type of loss adjuster that is able to move from the aftermath of one event after another, according to McLarens.
Insurers say it is wrong to interpret ‘at the premises’ disease clauses in business interruption policies as being capable of responding to widescale, government ordered closures.
The Excel Centre has accused its insurers of seeking to rerun arguments previously settled by the Supreme Court in its 2021 Covid business interruption test case judgment.
David Howden said industry must engage in “myth busting” on cyber insurance to remove barriers to uptake among potential clients.
The insurance industry will likely avoid another spike in subsidence claims this year, despite earlier concerns of a repeat of the costly conditions experienced in 2022.
Lloyd’s has launched a £250m fund to invest in “sustainability-focused assets” across private equity, infrastructure, natural capital and real estate.
AM Best put the credit ratings of R&Q and three of its subsidiaries under review with negative implications.
The insurance industry would be bankrupted if it were forced to cover all losses associated with the war in Ukraine, David Howden has warned.
Managing general agents have an edge over traditional carriers when it comes to recruiting top underwriting personnel, a director of aspiring multiline underwriter Nirvana has told Insurance Post.