Axa, Bought By Many and WPA discussed why new technology alone will not save insurers but changing mind-sets to seize digital opportunities will
There has been a lot of discussion within the insurance community about using various new technologies to seize digital opportunities, but is simply investing in new technologies alone enough to ensure success?
The UK insurance and long-term savings industry has launched the Covid-19 Support Fund with £82.5m of its £100m target already pledged to help people hit hardest by the crisis.
Zego is in trials on selling its usage-based motor policies in partnership with brokers, co-founder and CEO Sten Saar told Post.
The Financial Conduct Authority has invited policyholders and brokers with unresolved Covid-19-related disputes with insurers over business interruption polices to put forward their arguments for why claims should be paid.
This week started out with more questions than answers as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plans to 'actively encourage' those who hadn't been able to go to work through the lockdown back into the workplace albeit with some heavy caveats.
Activity across Acturis’ software platform has reduced by 10% during the coronavirus pandemic, Acturis co-CEO Theo Duchen told Post as he detailed the company's Partners& technology supplier win.
The Financial Conduct authority has confirmed temporary measures aimed at helping insurance customers who find themselves in financial difficulty due to the coronavirus pandemic, including requiring payment deferrals.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 12: Newsmaker special with Partners& CEO Phil Barton and chair Stuart Reid
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
RSA has appointed Ardonagh’s Paul Dilley as UK and international chief underwriting officer replacing Adrian Sweeney who is emigrating to New Zealand.
Binding authority agreements, where managing general agents and other coverholders are authorised to underwrite on behalf of insurers, have been increasingly popular in recent years as insurers seek more diverse routes to premium income. With this…
In an exclusive blog for Post on the day he was supposed to be giving his keynote speech at the 2020 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Biba CEO Steve White shares his thoughts on keeping lines of communication open during the coronavirus…
John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, has warned that the insurance industry is at a “critical juncture” due to the coranvirus crisis with member surveys suggesting the hardening market is already forcing businesses to look at alternative risk transfer options.
Allianz Holdings, comprising of LV General Insurance and Allianz Insurance, saw £68m in claims relating to storms and flooding in the first quarter of 2020 as Allianz unveiled a global property and casualty €400m (£351m) Covid-19 hit.
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the first in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Aon agreed to dispose of business and assets up to a cap of $1.8bn (£1.5bn) in 2019 revenues to satisfy competition regulators or else pay a $1bn fee to Willis Towers Watson in order to get its takeover of the rival broker across the line, filings with…
The gender pay gaps of top insurance brokerages showed little movement in 2019, with the divide between the mean pay of men and women shrinking by 0.33% while the gap in median pay grew by 0.34%.
Munich Re today reported “high Covid-19 losses totaling €800m (£699.43m), particularly in event insurance” as it posted results for the first quarter of 2020.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Hiscox has announced an equity placing for up to just under a fifth (19.99%) of its issued share capital.
Brokers have raised concerns over the future of care home insurance cover as insurers stop quoting new business after care home responsibilities change in light of Covid-19.
Matthew Crane has joined THB Group as CEO and president of the international division of Amwins Group.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made six board changes across its smaller brokers, larger brokers, MGA and networks advisory groups, its standards council and an internal appointment.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association and premium finance providers have warned of a possible hit to broker solvency in the event of bad debts under the proposed guidance issued by the Financial Conduct Authority last week.
Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse my friends, family and colleagues know that I fully expect to be the first to be picked off, equally should I ever be lost in the remote woods with a bunch of strangers and a monster on the loose I’d be the one at…