The onset of climate change and the increased risk of flooding that comes with it could necessitate a ‘Flood Re Plus’ covering commercial properties, the UK risk management association Airmic told Post.
Arch Insurance has made Stuart Danskin director of underwriting for its UK regional division, which was formed at the start of this year.
Chubb has promoted Louise Joyce to head of industry practices for the UK & Ireland, succeeding Karen Strong who has left the business.
Amanda Blanc will join specialist motor insurer ERS as a non-executive director on 2 January 2020.
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Spotlight: Autonomous Vehicles: Is automation the answer to insurers’ nightmares or a dream come true for thieves?
At every trucking fair and trade publication and in each promotional video the industry is demonstrating the advances in autonomous commercial vehicles
A consortium of 18 Lloyd’s syndicates has announced a $25m-capacity-per-risk space insurance product that seeks to capitalise on a predicted tripling of the size of global space market by 2040.
Scor launched a three year contingent capital facility in form of a contingent equity line, providing the group with €300m (£254.6m) coverage in case of extreme natural catastrophe or life events impacting mortality.
As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…
Former Zurich and Axa boss Amanda Blanc is to join Aviva as a non-executive director on 2 January, the insurer has confirmed.
The Department for Work and Pensions has awarded Axa UK disability confident leader status.
The general public might still be split on whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not. Jonathan Swift wonders if the resurrection of Norwich Union will prove just as divisive.
Aviva’s decision to bring the Norwich Union brand back into the public sphere is a one-off with no plans to use it on more “propositions or policies”, the insurer has confirmed.
At 11-years-old my son is getting to the stage where I’m an embarrassment to him. A kiss goodbye at the playground is not cool, in fact he’d prefer to be dropped off out of sight of the school, if possible, and he can’t wait until he is allowed to walk…
Digitalisation remains the juggernaut that insurers cannot sidestep if they are to remain relevant. However, they risk falling behind more agile rivals if they fail to modernise their back offices: the beating heart of the business which might be in need…
Alto Insurance, the holding company for Cobra, has reported a pre-tax loss of £2.1m for the final year ahead of its sale to PIB.
A-Plan will be opening its 100th office within the next two months, CEO Carl Shuker told Post.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
Markerstudy has restructured its £240m plus loan with Qatar Insurance Company in a move the company said was a long-term solution “providing security to customers and suppliers”.
The Insurance Disability, Ability & Wellbeing Network will be officially launched next week to mark International Day of People With Disabilities.
Neil Greig, director of policy and research at IAM Road Smart, explains why multi-tasking at the wheel is a myth and urges employers to keep their staff safe on the road.
The creditors of Spectrum Bidco, a former holding company of Iprism Underwriting Agency, have approved its administrator’s proposals which will lead to the liquidation of the company.
Preparation is key in the current harsh market says Julia Graham, Airmic’s deputy CEO and technical director, as she explains how timely planning, skill, good communication and transparency can demonstrate the real value of insurance.
Insurers remain uncertain over how any change to limitation law surrounding child sexual abuse cases could affect claims levels, an inquiry heard.