Rachel Gordon is a freelance journalist specialising in insurance. Previously, she was editor of Insurance Age as well as fulfilling contract roles for Post.
Outside of work, she enjoys being with her children.
Analysis: Rachel Gordon examines what impact Covid plus post-pandemic holiday trends have had on travel insurance terms and conditions.
Konsileo and Aioi Nissay Dowa Europe have been named as the greatest SME and large places to work, respectively, in this year's Insurance Post Best Insurance Employers Survey.
Each year, Insurance Post asks thousands of employees working across the insurance sector to rate their employer.
A Hampshire-based cancer charity has secured more than 133,000 signatures calling for more affordable travel insurance and has taken the battle to the Association of British Insurers and Financial Conduct Authority.
Analysis: Rachel Gordon explores whether ditching Solvency II will free up billions of capital for insurers or ramp up risk and weaken consumer protection.
Five years have passed since 72 victims lost their lives after after a fire ripped through a building featuring unsafe cladding. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers have learnt from this, how building standards have moved on and if the prospects of…
Rehabilitation service providers have claimed rehab is "intrinsic to the insurance proposition" as Grenfell claims continue five years on from the disaster.
Farmers are being advised by their insurers to beef up their security as the challenging economy may prompt a rise in rural thefts while soaring agricultural machinery values will make the countryside even more attractive to criminals.
Plant theft in rural areas is a major issue for landowners and their insurers. Rachel Gordon explores how a specialist police unit, which was set up in 2021, is helping to tackle this type of crime, and what mitigation measures are being introduced.
Supply chain issues have made headlines recently as backlogs at ports build up and in some cases large ships are turned away. These are unprecedented times but as Rachel Gordon finds out insurance is only part of the solution
With a rise in application fraud post-Covid being widely reported, Rachel Gordon asks insurers and brokers how they are using the art of data science to make sure honest policyholders do not suffer.
White labelled insurance as sold by big brands is seeing lot of the action in terms of growth and innovation. But, is it because these are simply good products or is it all about the trust factor? Post investigates.
Insurance has long been thought of as a men’s game, although the sector is making some steps towards greater gender diversity. Post investigates whether – as new kids on the block with no legacy issues – insurtechs are doing a better job here
Women are seriously under-represented within the insurtech sector and more needs to be done to ensure female founders can launch through fair access to funding and that firms do more to boost recruitment, including making senior appointments.
When it comes to working with a third-party administrator for property claims, how far should an insurer go? Whether it is taking on service from start to finish or only focusing on key elements such as the repairer network or emergency call out facility…
Covid-19 continues to wreak “profound damage” on the UK economy, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, but the country’s insurtech sector is staying strong and remains a much-needed beacon of hope
Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be the Brexiteers’ main man, but can he also deliver the goods when it comes to caring for the UK’s growing elderly population?
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
To borrow an analogy from Forrest Gump’s mother, writing about insurance can be like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. On the topic of trampolines, an assortment of ‘no comments’ left a rather nasty taste
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…