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.
The High Court trial in bakery chain Greggs’ business interruption claim against Zurich Insurance has been delayed until later this month.
Stonegate alleges 'obliteration of cover' while insurers say it has got policy terms 'fundamentally wrong' in closing submissions
The trial in the case of Stonegate v MS Amlin and others, drew to an end this week, with the UK’s biggest pub group and its insurers exchanging arguments in written closing submissions.
A government-backed professional indemnity scheme for EWS1 assessors is set to launch in September and will last for five years.
Hiscox has appointed Stéphane Flaquet to the role of group chief operating officer, effective 1 September, subject to regulatory approval.
Broker Pound Gates faces professional negligence suit from nurseries unable to claim for pandemic closures
Around 70 childcare nurseries that were unable to claim for losses incurred during the pandemic have joined a prospective class action planning to take legal action against their insurance broker.
Greggs has upped the sum it is claiming from Zurich in a High Court dispute over Covid-19 business interruption losses to in excess of £150m.
The High Court battle between the UK’s biggest pub group and three insurers – MS Amlin, Liberty Mutual and Zurich – continued on Tuesday with the insurers taking issue with the pub group’s submissions regarding causation and aggregation.
Stonegate underscores varied pandemic impact on individual establishments as £1.1bn Covid BI trial gets underway
Stonegate kicked off its Covid-19 business interruption suit against its insurers on Monday, claiming that “the story of no two venues during the pandemic is the same”.
Caution from insurers mindful of the systemic cyber risk is in danger of preventing the insurance market catering to the needs of businesses, William Wright, partner and director at specialist broker Paragon, has said.
War and inflation to drive biggest commercial insurance shake-up since 9/11, says Mactavish's Carslaw
The commercial insurance market is heading for its biggest shake up in 20 years due to the knock-on effects of the war in Ukraine, inflation and other factors, Mactavish managing director Heidi Carslaw has said.
Public-private partnership to tackle systemic risks 'in the government's interest', says Pool Re CEO Clementi
Pool Re CEO Tom Clementi has said that it is in the government’s interest to pursue a public-private partnership with the insurance industry to address systemic risks.
David Howden labels sector as 'lazy' and 'lethargic' as he warns relevance of insurance is slipping away
David Howden has challenged the insurance industry and the risk managers that buy insurance to reflect on how relevant they are to the world of business.
Cyber Cube has struck a deal with risk consultancy Kroll that will give it access to “frontline intelligence” during unfolding cyber catastrophes.
A revived real estate sector is providing regional brokers with opportunities to grow, research conducted by Ecclesiastical has found.
Brit has partnered with not-for-profit social enterprise GT Scholars to launch online “digital challenges” for young people with the aim of boosting the diversity of talent drawn to careers in the insurance sector.
RSA Insurance has donated £25,000 to R;pple, the suicide prevention charity behind an online interceptive tool designed to provide and support is to individuals conducting searches relating to self-harm or suicide.
Aviva and the Worldwide Fund for Nature have published a joint paper, setting out the steps they say the UK government must take to help businesses and the public sector tackle the climate and nature crises.
The assumption that innovation in digital insurance need only be in service of younger customers has been proven false, Axa Partners chief sales and distribution officer for the UK and Ireland Kelly Ward has told Post.
Brokers can play a key role in encouraging businesses to transition to Net Zero, Allianz chief underwriting officer Catherine Dixon has told Post.
QBE is looking to plug a “gap” in its regional footprint as a result of feedback from brokers, its executive director for UK insurance Chris Wallace has told Post.
British Insurance Brokers’ Association CEO Steve White has said that brokers “must not be left to pay over the odds for the failures of others” through their contributions to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
Insurers have signalled that they will pass on reductions in the price of terrorism reinsurance to policyholders when Pool Re cuts its overall pricing in October.