New year, new shape of the City for insurers

Golden light of sunrise illuminated the historic dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral and the futuristic spires of City skyscrapers overlooking the River Thames in the heart of London, UK.
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As Lloyd’s stays put in Lime Street and Aviva kicks off 2024 in a new City HQ, Emma Ann Hughes examines how insurers are reshaping the square footage they occupy in the Square Mile.

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At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic - when the Square Mile’s streets were reminiscent of the opening scenes of 28 Days Later -

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Q&A: Aviva’s Ryan Birbeck and Michael Yabantu

Aviva’s Michael Yabantu, managing director of mid-market, and Ryan Birbeck, broker and client development director, sit down with Insurance Post to talk about the internal changes Aviva has made to make access easier for brokers, what product lines it hopes to explore over the next 12 months, and why the London Market is a “key area” for growth in 2024.

Price of tower block insurance finally slashed

Insurance premiums for leaseholders waiting for combustible material to be removed from their blocks of flats could plummet by up to two thirds following the launch of the Association of British Insurers’ Fire Safety Reinsurance Scheme today (13 March), according to Axa.

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