Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
US on-demand commercial drone insurtech Skywatch AI has expanded into the UK, where its policies will be underwritten by specialty reinsurer Chaucer.
Premium finance providers Premfina and Close Brothers will continue funding Gefion premiums following the unrated insurer’s tussles with the Danish regulator, as Premium Credit pulls out.
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
Zurich Insurance Group has today confirmed that Amanda Blanc, CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and bank distribution and a member of the group’s executive committee, has tendered her resignation.
Chubb will phase out its coal insurance policies within the next three years, amid climate fears.
Every three seconds across the world, someone develops dementia. With this in mind Benedict Burke, chief client officer, global client development, Crawford & Company, explains why you should get behind Insurance United Against Dementia at the 2019…
Allianz Insurance has appointed Tom Leonard as its London regional manager.
Setting up a managing general agent is now much harder than at any time previously, according to a survey of over 100 MGAs and insurers conducted by Clyde & Co.
Randall & Quilter and Phoenix Asset Management Partners have ended a joint venture deal to acquire reinsurance debt in insolvent estates.
Many managing general agents are turning to digitalisation to enable them to look deeper into their books of business, Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents' Association, explains this will allow the MGAs to see potential…
Exclusive: Insurers and insurance lawyers have reacted positively to the Association of British Insurers’ calls for a review into limitation law in child sexual abuse claims cases.
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers believes that there is a need to review limitation law surrounding cases of child sexual abuse and has pledged to engage with the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, survivors and lawyers.
RSA has appointed Rachel Conran as chief underwriting officer for its global risk solutions business.
Major financial services firms had spent nearly £4bn preparing for life after Brexit as of 31 May, according to EY.
Belgian insurtech Qover has raised €8m in its latest funding round and will look to continued growth in Europe.
While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Change is hitting insurers at a much faster pace than ever before. Are they ready to keep up and able to re-establish some of the trust that has been lost?
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
Seventeen Group has bought Essex-based broker Graybrook, for an undisclosed sum.
Tokio Marine Kiln Insurance will enter run off, as the group refocuses its UK business on Lloyd’s.
Who won what at last night's Post Claims Awards?
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.