Office spaces in central London and other densely populated cities are not built to accommodate a rapid return for workers while Covid-19 remains a health concern, a Bank of England official has told MPs.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former prime minister of Denmark, has urged the insurance industry to share fears and cost analyses on uninsurable events to make governments accountable for action on climate change and pandemics.
Briefing: QBE makes the only decision on cutting ties with CEO but where will Pat Regan surface next?
QBE will have had little choice but to part ways with CEO Pat Regan after an external investigation concluded his conduct had been unsatisfactory. But the proof in the inclusion pudding for the industry will be whether he resurfaces. And if so, where…
Home and motor insurance pledges made by the Association of British Insurers to support customers during the Covid-19 crisis will remain in place until at least 31 October following an extension.
Pat Regan, QBE group CEO, will leave the business following an investigation into “workplace communications.”
MS Amlin Underwriting has named a single chief underwriting officer, with its co-CUOs for specialty insurance to leave the business at the end of September.
Former Ageas UK CEO François-Xavier Boisseau has been appointed as ERS chair following Amanda Blanc’s surprise Aviva CEO appointment.
Sabre senior independent director Andy Pomfret will take over from the insurer’s chairman Patrick Snowball at the beginning of September.
Insurance companies, like those in other sectors, are waking up to inequalities in society that could measurably affect their own make up. But if they are going to face up to sometimes harsh realities then they need to stop clinging to a PR narrative.
Enstar-owned Mercantile Indemnity has been ordered to pay out £1.1m after an appeal against a Haringey Council child sexual abuse payout failed. Mercantile appealed a 2019 judgment where RSA was the original insurer after it inherited the claim as part…
With air traffic grounded and sweeping restrictions halting travel during the Covid-19 pandemic, insurers have faced up to the sometimes impossible task of returning policyholders' remains to their home countries and families.
The explosion in Beirut, Lebanon at around 6pm local time on Tuesday 4 August tragically killed at least 157 people and wounded another 5000, with more than a hundred still missing as rescue efforts continue.
Direct Line Group remains open to inorganic growth from acquisitions and partnerships despite the Covid-19 impact, DLG chief financial officer Tim Harris has confirmed.
Hiscox swung into a loss for the first half of 2020 as it increased its Covid-19 claims hit estimate.
In a half year results call, Marsh and McLennan CEO Dan Glaser aired a “personal” view that the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger will be negative for clients and the market .
Lloyd’s today confirmed a re-run of its culture survey, set a gender target for the market and said it would look to set an ethnicity target in 2021.
Lloyd’s of London has sent out a survey collecting data on ethnic diversity in the market to be used in a forthcoming report, Post can reveal.
Exclusive: The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed there were 21 instances of individuals using its whistleblowing hotline to share information on sexual misconduct at insurance firms over six years.