Pukka will not be taking a stand at Biba 2020 or hosting its traditional party at the event but the decision was taken before the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, CEO Sam White told Post.
Businesses’ insurance programmes are most likely to respond to disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic through non-damage extensions but only after a difficult claims process, Marsh UK practice leaders have said.
Equipsme, Zego and Qlaims have all offered free services to help business and individuals during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
What a week. The coronavirus may be an invisible threat, but its fallout – both within and beyond the insurance industry – is hard to miss.
Former Gallagher, Bluefin and Stuart Alexander boss Stuart Reid has been appointed chairman of sharing economy insurance specialist Pikl.
Analysis: What will the legacy of Covid 19 mean for the future of work as insurance staff migrate from the office to home?
Insurers might be closing their offices in the face of Covid 19, but they are quick to reassure everyone that it is business-as-usual. Jonathan Swift looks at what insurers are doing in the face of unprecedented upheaval and what the legacy might be when…
LV General Insurance Group has posted a 13% fall in operating profit to £93m for the year ended 31 December 2019 as Ogden took another bite out of the insurer’s performance.
Blog: Covid-19: ‘boiler plate’ clauses and statutory obligations will come into sharp focus in the coming months
Business interruption policies have come under the spotlight with the coronovirus pandemic but Tamsin Hyland, an associate solicitor at Plexus Law, explains that as real life business continuity begins to be enacted, changing risk management could put…
All insurance technology suppliers contacted by Post are confident their business continuity plans will maintain a full service for insurer and broker clients as the UK increasingly moves to remote working due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Schemeserve has appointed Lloyd Hanks to its advisory board.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Alex Alway has retired from his position as executive director at Ardonagh but remains as executive chairman of both Broker Network and Compass Broker Holdings at Bravo Group.
Exclusive: Axa UK&I, Axa XL and Axa Partners will not be attending the annual British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s conference in May due to concerns over coronavirus.
Jelf Insurance Brokers has filed a £1.2m client and team poaching case at the High Court of Justice against David Roberts & Partners (Insurance Brokers), David Roberts & Partners (York) and three individuals.
Insurance Premium Tax has remained at 12% in today’s Chancellor’s budget, as the government pledged to boost spending on flood defences.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Mazars has forecast that the Competition and Markets Authority will look closely at Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson, as the accountants also predicted the deal could lead to further mergers and acquisitions.
Ratings agencies S&P and Moody's have reacted positively to the Aon and Willis Towers Watson merger deal, despite highlighting "significant" execution and integration risk.
'Disappointing' Aon/WTW merger could see risk managers turn backs on broking giants, warns Airmic CEO
The UK risk management association Airmic has voiced disappointment at Aon’s merger with Willis Towers Watson, warning that its members are prepared to turn to alternative modes of risk transfer if they feel they aren’t getting value for money.
An underinsured business will find it hard to recover from a claim event and the recent storms and floods show that the risks have never been so high – or the consequences so potentially devastating – as when that business is an SME.
The cost of bringing together Aon and Willis Towers Watson will be up to $1.8bn over three years, with the combined firm facing a months-long process of securing regulatory approval in almost 100 jurisdictions around the world.
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
Aon is set to buy fellow broking giant Willis Towers Watson in an all-stock deal worth $29.9bn expected to close in the first half of 2021, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval.
Exclusive: UK General Insurance is in “advanced” sale “negotiations”, Post can reveal, with market sources tipping Primary Group as poised to buy the firm back.