Lycetts has appointed Charles Foster as CEO, subject to regulatory approval.
Insurers are divesting an estimated $20bn (£15bn) in equities and bonds from coal projects, according to the Unfriend Coal campaign.
Gloucester based Cass-Stephens has acquired commercial broker D Paxman Insurances, its seventh acquisition in the last 15 years.
Agora Syndicate 3268 has received approval from Lloyd’s to commence underwriting business from 1 January 2018.
80% of EU jurisdictions expect compensation claims for data protection breaches to increase under the General Data Protection Regulation.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a market study “to assess how competition is working” in the wholesale insurance broker sector.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Fidelis has launched its first managing general agent, Radius, to be run by Rob Ashton.
Investment vehicle Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Poole-based Alan & Thomas Insurance Group.
Fidget spinners, dabbing and the bottle flip are just three of the crazes that my son brought home from school during the last academic year. Luckily for me, unlike Pokémon - which has been in our house for three full years now - these were short-lived…
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
AM Best’s annual ranking of Asia-Pacific’s non-life insurers includes familiar companies, but they face different challenges
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
Blockchain and smart contracts could help the insurance industry increase the efficiency of its transactions and data analysis, explains Alastair Swift, head of corporate risk and broking, GB, Willis Towers Watson.
European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
Brokers share their views on their relationships with insurers, the impact of technology and their investment priorities, in this exclusive piece of research conducted by Post in association with WPA
The insurance sector needs to improve the role of insurance cover in mitigating risks for clients in the commercial mid-market, Mark Weil, CEO of Marsh UK and Ireland has said.
Microbreweries offer brokers and insurers a small but safe market. With rising demand, the sector tastes of opportunity
Kennedys partner Rachel Moore analyses the liability shift autonomous vehicles are operating in motor insurance.
The data revolution will lead to a shift in the very business model of insurance, warns Rob Cushen, digital leader at Virtusa.
Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Artificial intelligence is raising concerns among insurance staff but Brendan McCafferty, CEO of Axa Insurance, believes it opens up a range of possibilities.