Proposed 7.1% increase to insurers' contribution to FCA budget will add to firms' 'financial burden' in difficult times
The Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on changes to its fees and levies which would see annual contributions by general insurers and general insurance brokers increase 7.1% and 3% respectively.
The Food Standards Agency recently issued a warning to companies involved in the manufacture and sale of cannabidiol products that goods could be taken off the shelves if those in the industry failed to give more information about the safety and contents…
Covid-19 Resilience Survey finds insurance employees most concerned about mental health and mass sickness
The ability for employers to handle staff wellbeing - especially mental health - and manage business if staff numbers are significantly reduced due to sickness, were the most pressing concerns among respondents to an exclusive Post survey focused on…
Motor insurance companies have long focused on rating factors such as a driver’s age, occupation and where they live.
We have just come off the back of one of the worst winters for flooding in living memory. What would have happened had the Covid-19 pandemic started here three months ago? With the spread of Covid-19 accelerating, there is growing risk of a cascading…
One Sure Insurance, which has purchased in-administration Staveley Head's intellectual property and renewal rights, will look to place the majority of its new buy’s customers with A-rated insurers.
Broker and managing general agent Staveley Head, which entered administration in February, has been bought by One Sure Insurance.
As Covid-19 sweeps the globe, Mark Bower-Dyke chairman at Be Wiser Insurance, explains the critical role insurers play in these challenging times and why they need to step up to the plate.
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Former Jelf boss Phil Barton is set to return to the market as CEO of Partners &, a private-equity backed broker that brings together five broking houses operating across the South East, South West and Midlands.
Invoice insurance start-up Nimbla has swooped for Elizabeth Jenkin as its chief commercial officer, joining from RFIB.
Kevan Aubrey, a former head of commercial distribution and strategic accounts at LV, has joined Jensten Group as sales and distribution director for its wholesale business including Policyfast and City Underwriters.
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a range of stop-gap measures to help consumer credit customers manage the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
Saga’s in-house underwriter saw profits slide in 2019/20 as its travel operations face continued coronavirus disruption.
Ross Dennett has taken over as chairman of Thomas Miler Isle of Man replacing Rod Lingard who is retiring after more than 30 years with the group.
As I write this the sun is on my back, the windows are open, the first days of spring mean new flowers are poking their heads above the soil, bees are buzzing, and my cat is chasing her tail in the garden.
Post gathers feedback from across the industry on what Aon’s takeover of Willis – to create the biggest broker in the world – will mean for the market
Former Gallagher and Ardonagh chief financial officer Mark Mugge has taken up the group CFO role at motor specialist Right Choice Insurance Brokers.
We understand that while it’s important to keep bringing you up to date and important news on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the industry, it’s also critical, especially while homeworking, to know what's happening outside of this. With that in…
There have been three occasions when Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute, went to the office and thought “things will never be the same again”.
While it acknowledged issues with the Information Commissioner's Office's handling of Eldon and Leave EU fines and audit notices, a tribunal has found its actions did not amount to bias, procedural unfairness or unlawfulness.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold, looks at insurers’ reputation as they respond to the coronavirus, at why being flexible is key and what the long-term impacts might be
The deal struck between broking giants Aon and Willis Towers Watson to combine to form the world’s largest insurance broker is unlikely to be jeopardised by the coronavirus pandemic, a corporate advisory expert has told Post.