Scott Egan, RSA’s UK and international CEO, has said the division delivered a “strong” performance in 2020, despite the impact of Covid-19 bringing a halt to its return to profitability in the UK.
For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Mark Wilson might have not quite managed to turn Aviva into the 320 year old disruptor he had hoped, but Post content director Jonathan Swift reasons he might have more luck scratching that digital itch with his latest venture Abacai, even in a soft…
Fully Comp: Episode 13 - For all the hype, is there tangible evidence UBI, telematics and on-demand motor have seen lift off during the pandemic?
For the thirteenth episode of Post’s video series Fully Comp we gathered a group of experts together to consider if the Covid-19 pandemic has had any impact on the consumption of non-traditional annual motor insurance products.
Environment Agency CEO Sir James Bevan has reminded insurers that while net zero commitments are important there is further work to do to tackle climate change.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association, argues that sweeping headlines in the wake of last month's Supreme Court business interruption test case judgment haven't helped anybody.
Following "data not dates" means there is no need to delay regulatory reforms where there is common ground, experts told the audience at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference yesterday alongside calls for the watchdogs to have a…
Having worked at RSA for more than two decades, commercial managing director Rob Gibbs has certainly seen his fair share of the business, both in the UK and overseas. He speaks to Jonathan Swift about his latest challenge, navigating a newly combined…
Pool Re boss flags 'market failure' concerns as exclusions mount with no 'Pandemic Re' or 'Resilience Re' solution on the table yet.
Financial Ombudsman Service CEO Caroline Wayman has cautioned insurers that adding exclusions to policies which have generated claims during the pandemic would widen the gap between policyholder expectations and the reality of their cover.
The insurance industry will play a significant role in supporting economic recovery as the United Kingdom emerges from lockdown, Economic Secretary to the Treasury John Glen MP has said, as he urged for more "clarity" around what insurance covers going…
The dispute over business interruption cover has undoubtedly been difficult and most people will have only seen one set of headlines about the insurance industry during the pandemic, Allianz UK CEO and Association of British Insurers chair Jon Dye told…
Businesses have been stretched and tested over the last year, and in the move to increasing their digital presence and enabling employees to work from home, they are inadvertently leaving themselves exposed to cyber criminals, says Phil Bayles, chief…
The British government is planning to avoid the European Union’s controversial Vnuk law, which requires compulsory insurance for vehicles including golf buggies and mobility scooters even on private land.
London Market Group CEO Clare Lebecq will be stepping down at the end of April to become group chief operating officer at Miles Smith-owner Specialist Risk Group.
After drawn-out consultations financial regulators will soon lay out what they expect from firms in terms of operational resilience. Harry Curtis investigates.
Allianz was hit by £175m of UK Covid-19 business interruption claims in 2020, net of reinsurance, the insurer has said, as LV confirmed 300 redundancies from its Legal & General integration.
For the Record: Ardonagh’s Australian M&A push; Axa in Co-op Bank tie-up; Rock diversifies with new MGA and SSP takeover gets FCA greenlight
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
There was a record £10.5bn of UK insurance distribution mergers and acquisitions in 2020, according to research by Imas, Post can reveal.
Briefing: BI claims portals a savvy loss adjuster initiative – but policyholders feel they are stuck ironing out kinks
Loss adjusters have created portals to deal with a deluge of business interruption claims, but some under pressure policyholders are struggling to get to grips with their requirements – can the industry do more to help?
Alistair Steward, Questgates director, mulls the problem of underinsurance for businesses facing a hardening market.
Global Risk Partners has agreed to buy Marsh’s UK networks for an undisclosed sum in a deal expected to close next quarter.
Forthcoming audit reforms that will make directors, rather than boards, personally responsible for the accuracy of company financial statements might not be insurable, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers has warned.
For the twelfth episode of Post’s video series we gathered a group of experts together to consider the ruling in the Financial Conduct Authority business interruption test case.