Davies has appointed James Heath to the newly created role of group chief risk officer.
Diversification can be key to business stability and growth as companies across the country are finding themselves navigating changing operating environments within their industries and professions, offering potentially rich rewards. But Paul Coleman,…
Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the mass migration of insurance professionals away from the office environment for the foreseeable future. In light of this unprecedented situation, Post subscribers were invited to take part in an online survey to…
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 is there to support customers in their time of need,” Mike Brockman, CEO and founder of Thing Co, explains to Jonathan Swift, content director of Insurance Post.
Motor Insurance World Live video presentation: Same problem, new challenges; tackling motor fraud in 2020
Allianz has been tackling fraud for over a decade with savings increasing year-on-year for the last ten years.
Motor Mouth podcast 10: From car salvage to the future of work – what is the future of motor insurance?
Director of content Jonathan Swift discuss how the sector will adapt to challenges being presented at the moment with Motor Insurance World sponsor E2E Total Loss Management and its chief operating officer Neil Joslin.
Less than two weeks into a ‘partial lockdown’ that some fear could last six months, slightly under three quarters (72.2%) of respondents to the UK Body Repair Covid-19 Survey reported that claims notifications were already down more than 70%, with almost…
Retroactive coronavirus pay outs would ‘seriously threaten the stability’ of global insurance industry
Global insurers have warned governments that if they impose retroactive pay outs for Covid-19 this will make it difficult if not impossible for insurers to respond to the crisis and other insured events.
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.
As homeworking becomes the norm and the government advises travel for only essential reasons, motor insurers have advised careful consideration of mid-term adjustments for cost-cutting to ensure adequate cover remains, but a consumer group has warned…
Invoice insurance start-up Nimbla has swooped for Elizabeth Jenkin as its chief commercial officer, joining from RFIB.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
Lawyers on the insurer and claimant sides have agreed to protocols and practices to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and allow for access to justice.
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.
Saga’s in-house underwriter saw profits slide in 2019/20 as its travel operations face continued coronavirus disruption.
Barclays' doctor assault victims denied compensation as court clarifies liability for 'independent contractor'
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Barclays Bank is not liable for the alleged sexual assault of more than 100 patients by a doctor carrying out medicals on the bank’s behalf.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
A lot of the rules that dictate best practice in times of traditional weather surges also hold true now for the coronavirus pandemic, argues CET Property Assurance's Paul Wozencroft. Not least the need to utilise digital capabilities to connect everyone…
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Supreme Court dismisses hull underwriters' attempt to recover $22m paid out for deliberately sunken ship
The Supreme Court has dismissed an attempt led by Aspen to recover $22m paid out by hull underwriters following the sinking of a ship in 2013 that was later ruled to have been deliberate.