The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
Folgate, which will relaunch as an insurer next month, was assigned a financial strength rating of B from AM Best.
No one knows what Brexit negotiations will yield. However, Chris Wallace, executive director for European markets at QBE, says companies should be prepared for the opportunities the UK leaving the European Union can bring.
The insurance industry has never been so dynamic in terms of the new players and products coming on stream on what seems like a daily basis. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards offers his advice on how to stay ahead of these developments whilst managing to do…
Exclusive: Folgate will write £35m in premium in its first year of operations following its relaunch as an insurer, the company said.
The insurance industry has achieved many successes in its fight against fraud but it now needs to address database overload, urges Steve Crystal, head of financial crime at Sedgwick.
When James Winchester isn't being client director for commercial insurance (South) for Konsileo, he's building up his Scouting skills as assistant district commissioner for Scouts – Poole District.
There continues to be change at the top of the UK's insurer board rooms. But instead of relying on the tried and tested recruitment strategies of the past, Consumer Intelligence's Ian Hughes suggests a more meaningful strategy to get the most out of your…
The fallout of the suspected attempted chemical murder in Salisbury has exposed the intricacies of business interruption policies
In 2020 the International Association of Insurance Supervisors hopes to make key changes to how systemic risk in the insurance sector is measured and dealt with, in a move that could see more insurers face similar scrutiny to 'too big to fail' insurers…
A consultation on pushing back IFRS 17 is expected, after the International Accounting Standards Board voted to postpone the implementation of the global accounting standards to 2022.
Hyperion is to continue on the acquisition trail, having raised $115m (£88.9m) through debt.
The losses from the continuing 8 November California wildfires are expected to reach record levels, according to ratings agencies.
Zego’s partnership with Starling Bank will see it offer public liability insurance for small enterprises through the mobile-only bank’s marketplace, with a view to making other lines available in the future.
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
Marsh and JLT’s specialty operations will rebrand as Marsh-JLT Specialty once the acquisition has closed.
Paul Greensmith, UK CEO at Axa XL, delves into the art of underwriting cinema and television productions, which contribute so much to the UK economy and world imagination.
Exclusive: Aviva is planning on transferring 1.39 million policies it currently writes in the UK and Europe to its Ireland business.
International General Insurance has appointed Nasser Zagha to the newly-created role of chief technology officer.
CBL Insurance’s administrators had been working on a restructuring proposal, but the firm has been placed into liquidation.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
The spotlight has been on Arron Banks this week but we've also seen some major business acquisitions.
Sedgwick has acquired Ireland-based loss adjuster Sproule Graham.