The UK insurance and long-term savings industry has launched the Covid-19 Support Fund with £82.5m of its £100m target already pledged to help people hit hardest by the crisis.
Some businesses that have had coronavirus-related claims rejected by Hiscox were told in writing prior to lockdown that they would be covered, according to an action group challenging the insurer.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 13: Litigation under lockdown - how are lawyers and insurers managing legal disputes during the coronavirus?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new video series brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we gathered together a group of lawyers and claims experts to discuss how they are managing dispute resolution and…
Danuta Gray, non-executive director and chair of Direct Line Group’s remuneration committee, will succeed Mike Biggs as chair of DLG on 4 August 2020.
An action group of 400 Hiscox business insurance policyholders is to launch an “expedited arbitration claim” against the insurer worth almost £40m.
Zego is in trials on selling its usage-based motor policies in partnership with brokers, co-founder and CEO Sten Saar told Post.
With nations forced into lockdown, economies struggling and health systems under extreme pressure, the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the biggest challenges any of us has ever faced. But the crisis could also prove to be a much-needed catalyst for action on…
The Financial Conduct Authority has invited policyholders and brokers with unresolved Covid-19-related disputes with insurers over business interruption polices to put forward their arguments for why claims should be paid.
Zurich has predicted a $750m (£614m) property and casualty hit over the course of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This week started out with more questions than answers as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plans to 'actively encourage' those who hadn't been able to go to work through the lockdown back into the workplace albeit with some heavy caveats.
John Berry has been appointed chief risk officer for Allianz Holdings and Allianz Insurance having held the role on an interim position since the start of the year.
Activity across Acturis’ software platform has reduced by 10% during the coronavirus pandemic, Acturis co-CEO Theo Duchen told Post as he detailed the company's Partners& technology supplier win.
Expertise in Audio 3: From business operation to customer relationship – changes expected in the next three years?
Martin Milliner, claims director at LV, and Stephanie Ogden, director of distribution at HDI Global, join Insurance Post's content director Jonathan Swift to discuss what the future of working in insurance and dealing with customer looks like.
Engineer surveyor at Zurich Insurance and amateur 3D printing enthusiast Andrew Coe explains how he has been dedicating his evenings in lockdown to printing personal protective equipment for his wife, an NHS worker as well as his local university.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 12: Newsmaker special with Partners& CEO Phil Barton and chair Stuart Reid
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Lawyers have warned that insurers could face an influx of employers' liability claims after the government changed it stance and is actively encouraging those who can’t work from home to return to their workplace following an easing of coronavirus…
Pool Re boss Julian Enoizi spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about Pandemic Re, the Office for National Statistics change in the terrorism reinsurer’s classification and using its funds to pay for business interruption claims in the…
RSA has appointed Ardonagh’s Paul Dilley as UK and international chief underwriting officer replacing Adrian Sweeney who is emigrating to New Zealand.
Binding authority agreements, where managing general agents and other coverholders are authorised to underwrite on behalf of insurers, have been increasingly popular in recent years as insurers seek more diverse routes to premium income. With this…
Using Pool Re’s £6.6bn fund to pay coronavirus business interruption claims would not be the greatest idea, CEO Julian Enoizi told Post as part of an exclusive interview.
Ageas’ UK operations suffered a £23.5m hit from storms Dennis and Ciara, which drove it into a loss after tax of £2.7m for the first quarter of 2020.
In an exclusive blog for Post on the day he was supposed to be giving his keynote speech at the 2020 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Biba CEO Steve White shares his thoughts on keeping lines of communication open during the coronavirus…
Covéa has scrapped its $9bn (£7.3bn) buy of Bermuda-based global reinsurer Partner Re from the Ferrari-owning Agnelli family’s holding company Exor less than two years after if failed to takeover reinsurer Scor.
The UK government has pledged support for coronavirus-affected businesses which rely on trade credit insurance through a temporary reinsurance agreement.