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.
Insurers and brokers working with film and TV productions are racing to grasp to risk implications of the biggest technological change in filmmaking in decades.
Lloyd’s has posted a pre-tax loss of £769m for 2022, despite achieving its strongest underwriting result since 2015.
The High Court has ruled that damage to buildings at the University of Exeter caused by the detonation of a Second World War bomb in 2021 was not covered by insurance.
Five lawsuits in which aircraft leasing companies are collectively seeking more than $4bn for the loss of planes stranded in Russia are to be heard concurrently in one trial, a Commercial Court judge has decided.
Lloyd’s has appointed Bob James, previously market transformation director, as chief operating officer.
Lloyd’s is conducting exercises with the aim of better understanding how a major cyber event or adverse geopolitical developments might give rise to losses for the market.
Admiral has reported pre-tax profits of £616m from its insurance operations in the UK last year, despite markedly deteriorating loss ratios.
Pizza Express and its insurers have clashed in court over the wider market applicability of a preliminary hearing to determine whether the restaurant chain is able to claim £250,000 or as much as £178m for its Covid business interruption losses.
Russian airlines have reached out to aircraft leasing giant Aercap over “potential insurance settlements” after over 100 planes were stranded in the country when conflict broke out in Ukraine last year.
RSA is aiming to strike up new trading relationships with twice as many brokers as it did last year in 2023, following steps to improve its level of service and its proposition.
Three years on from the onset of the pandemic and more than two years on from the resolution of the Financial Conduct Authority’s initial test case, many small businesses remain embroiled in disputes with insurers over Covid business interruption claims.
Cloud migrations and digital transformation projects are increasing organisations’ risk of being susceptible to cyber attacks, managing general agent Resilience warns.
Improving customers’ understanding of insurance products is the area where firms have the most work to do to comply with the forthcoming Consumer Duty, Fairer Finance’s James Daley has warned.
The insurance industry’s increasing use of data risks is fueling financial exclusion, Lloyds Bank’s head of general insurance has said.
The Association of British Insurers has launched a three-year strategy focused on improving customer trust, sustainable investments and lobbying for further legislative, regulatory and tax reforms.
Several business interruption cases, in which Liberty Mutual is a defendant, will be heard together over the course of a five-day trial in October.
Cyber insurance provider Coalition says it has outstripped its expectations in its first six months of trading in the UK, attributing this in part to the proliferation of ransomware sublimits in the market.
Liberty Mutual is facing a growing number of lawsuits over business interruption insurance, with a group of racecourses and pub chain Fuller’s the latest to join the ranks of organisations suing the insurer.
Insurers are being encouraged to come up with solutions for carbon capture and storage projects, with both prospective clients and the UK government leaning on the industry for support.