Property restoration techniques and equipment are advancing and, while they may be costly, they're worth investing in, argues Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association.
Axa has taken on the agency for the commercial combined and fleet business portfolios for GRP’s ‘south-eastern hub’ Green Insurance Group (Greens), while Allianz has made a bespoke agreement with GRP’s Sagar, McGrady’s and Abbey Bond Lovis to take on…
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
Professional qualifications play an essential role in building industry trust and recognition on the global stage, says Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, however, the UK’s Brexit vote could put this into…
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Ex-CEO Asplin has pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy and fraud.
Insurers’ cyber offerings have improved over the last five years, but consumers still struggle with the language and expressions used in policies.
RSA's UK business will transfer all of its passported business for commercial customers to its recently approved post-Brexit hub in Luxembourg.
Commercial insurers must show clients how they can contribute to business growth as the sector fails to meet client demand, RSA’s head of global risk has said.
Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.
Lloyd's of London predicts which country will win the 2018 World Cup, based on the insurable value of the 32 football teams that start battling it out this week in Russia.
Here is what risk managers should be looking at when designing a multinational environmental insurance programme, says Suresh Krishnan, head of global accounts division at Chubb Europe.
The commercial insurance sector and its customers must face up to the realities of the fourth industrial revolution if it is to remain relevant in five and ten years’ time, Airmic CEO John Ludlow warned today.
Barbara Schönhofer awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
A subsidiary of Tokio Marine HCC has bought the contractor business unit of Qdos Group for an undisclosed sum.
KPMG has been handed with a £4.5m fine as a result of its audit of controversial insurance services firm Quindell.
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
Group Risk Development, the industry body for the group risk protection sector, is launching a training academy.
Analysis: Has the industry learned its lesson after the collapse of a third unrated insurer in two years?
After three months of solvent run-off, Danish insurer Alpha finally fell over last month. Its collapse sent shockwaves through the market and prompted black cab drivers to besiege the offices of their London broker.
Business executives are underestimating supply chain and terror risks, writes CNA Hardy's CEO Dave Brosnan, urging them to beat the bunker.
Horwich Farrelly has pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic items by 2020 and is encouraging its 750 employees to document creative ways to reduce their own plastic consumption. The two winners of an internal competition will be rewarded with a…
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When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Ryan Specialty Group has completed the acquisition of Lodestar Marine.