Terrorism has been a constant threat in the UK for more than half a century and has proved hard for security forces to keep up with, so it is hardly surprising that the insurance market too has found itself trying to repair gaps in cover as they emerge
It’s all change for the country this morning as Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she would step down from office after failing to unite MPs on the way the UK should leave the European Union.
Mactavish has called for the CEOs of Zurich and Liberty to personally oversee a £30m disputed claim that it says, if paid, could save the company.
Gibraltar-based unrated insurer Lamp has submitted an application to place the business into liquidation.
The Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards will be held in November
Mergers and acquisitions are headline news but Mike Bruce, CEO of broking at Global Risk Partners, believes the success can only be judged if there is true integration.
The acquisition of Aston Lark by Goldman Sachs could enable the broker to seek out larger acquisition targets, the company's CEO Peter Blanc said.
Two managing general agent businesses acquired by Gallagher as part of its recent purchase of Stackhouse Poland will eventually become part of Pen.
In the commercial space, artificial intelligence has the potential to enable an insurer to get all the information it needs to write a risk in a matter of hours and support customers’ risk management activity, but only if it is deployed appropriately
RSA will likely return to better than expected result this year after making £260m of cuts to business lines, analysts say.
Joining the sector via a call centre Lauren Young has quickly progressed to assistant underwriter at Ensurance.
Price still outweighs insurer financial strength in burgeoning mid-market sector.
Aspen has cut loose its UK SME managing general agent, with 111 jobs on the line as a result.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
Allianz UK CEO Jon Dye confirmed that the transfer of personal lines business from Allianz to LV remains on-track and will be completed within three to four weeks, as the insurer announced its Q1 results.
The New Zealand high court has placed CBL Corporation into liquidation.
Covéa Insurance has appointment of James Gearey as corporate development and strategy director.
Exclusive: Higos, GRP’s hub business in the South West, has acquired The Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum.
The closing statements in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued yesterday (9 May) at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
Lloyd’s has invested in an insurtech cloud-based distribution platform for small businesses, following a successful trial in the market’s tech incubator.
The UK has seen a wave of consolidation in regional broking over the past few years, making competition for viable targets a challenge. In response, several consolidators are starting to look to Ireland and Europe as a potential area of expansion.
Schooling students, charity cycling and cracking chocolate
As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…