Insurers are tightening up high-net-worth policies. Mark Pierce, operations director at Criterion, asks what this means for customers.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is now stepping in to protect the majority of policies sold in the UK to individuals and small businesses by CBL Insurance Europe having declared the insurer to be in default.
Allianz UK has reported profit of £138.1m for 2019 supported by investment gains as operating profit fell.
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
Insurers and brokers ask the most ridiculous, irrelevant questions, which starkly highlights how out of touch they are when it comes to IT procurement today, Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert argues as he looks at the current process and some of the questions…
Call Connection creditors will share a payout of around £246,000 as claims from secured and unsecured creditors total £4.7m, administrators BDO have estimated.
Post Office Insurance has teamed up with Ageas on an exclusive five-year deal for home insurance.
A bespoke insurance product for a niche group of customers gives brokers a unique selling point and according to John Dawe, partnership director at RSA it enables them to target gaps in the market, diversify their business or create a new revenue stream.
Peter Staddon will retire as managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association at the end of June this year, after nearly seven years in the role.
Bollington’s decision to stop trading with unrated Danish insurer Gefion has not changed the firm’s insurance footprint, group managing director Chris Patterson told Post.
Bollington has suspended trading with Danish unrated insurer Gefion, Post can reveal.
Ardonagh Group has agreed to pay Saga £26m for Bennetts Motorcycling Services.
Love is in the air as of course it's Valentines Day. Today couples across the world will celebrate their love for one another with thoughtful gifts like chocolate, flowers and cards. A day that's often symbolised by white swans as they are known to have…
Composite insurance pricing in the UK rose by 13.7% in the fourth quarter of last year according to research by Marsh.
What a difference five years makes. Back in early 2015, we had a nation blissfully ignorant of the division, disruption and economic uncertainty that would follow the 2016 referendum result, writes Tom Downey, chief underwriting officer at Pen…
The former Zurich, Axa and Towergate leader discusses her portfolio of NED positions, challenges for insurers in the current market, the partnership opportunities for insurtech businesses as well as rugby and schools.
Markerstudy’s group underwriting director, Gary Humphreys, discusses taking a pause on commercial business, progress on the Co-op Insurance buy, debt, making further acquisitions and the rated versus unrated debate as well as backing MGAs and the future…
Markerstudy is in discussions with Qatar Re over the repayment of its $316m (£244m) loan ahead of the next deadline of May this year, group underwriting director Gary Humphreys told Post.
Gallagher has announced a number of senior people moves in its specialty broking and underwriting divisions.
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?
Gallagher and Bloody Bay, which is locked in a legal battle with Besso, have reached an out of court agreement over alleged “secret profits” taken by a former Heath Lambert and later Besso employee, Post has learned.
Post’s new Motor Mouth Podcast series is proving quite the hit with listeners.
The directors of Policyplan and in-administration Staveley Head paid £10m in total dividends to new parent company Gelert Group in 2019.