Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
Simon Matson says ‘complicated fat Arab’ slur regrettable but not discriminatory: Gallagher v Ardonagh
Gallagher UK CEO Simon Matson yesterday gave evidence in the dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh and others, in which Gallagher alleges its staff were unlawfully poached.
After 30 interviews involving rising insurance stars from up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2019 Claims Apprentice.
The government will launch an operational review into Insurance Premium Tax in the coming months.
Non-recent child abuse survivors say they have faced ‘absolutely malevolent’ litigation strategies from insurer lawyers when attempting to put in claims.
Clive Nathan joined Global Risk Partners as its underwriting CEO, overseeing the consolidator’s managing general agent division, in April last year.
Argo Global has appointed Alfredo Alonso as chief underwriting officer for Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Data is everywhere: good data, partial data, valuable data, bad data. Insurers need data to measure and price risks but do they take enough care in assessing the quality and provenance of the data they are using and are their processes sufficiently…
With the outcome of Brexit still unclear and a possible European Union exit on 29 March looming, some insurer bosses have cautioned that we could see rising claims inflation this year.
The Association of British Insurers has called on the Prudential Regulation Authority to tackle obstacles to insurers investing in greener assets, such as renewable energy.
Agile is poorly understood by the UK insurance industry - and implemented even worse. That is the view of Oxbow Partners' Chris Sandiland, who offers his own take on how incumbents can best take advantage of an insurtech and innovation strategy
Enterprise could pay out £101.4m more in UK claims than its administrators had predicted, largely owing to the Ogden rate hit on its motor book.
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
Axa has restructured the responsibility portfolios of its management committee, following the arrival of Shali Vasudeva as chief operating officer in January.
Company directors could face legal action if they fail to prepare adequately for a no-deal Brexit, with limitations to directors and officers cover meaning they could find themselves personally liable.
Smashing targets for Shelter, resourcing research and taming the tides
Aviva’s UK business is anticipating pricing increases in 2019 as a result of non-weather claims inflation.
Aviva has posted a modest profit growth for last year, even as it warned of a "muted" year ahead for the business.
Britain is in danger of replicating the painkiller epidemic that has ravaged the US. Dorothy Flower, partner, and Emma Kislingbury, associate at RPC, explore how this might impact pharmaceutical companies, medical practitioners, healthcare providers, and…
Lloyd’s Brussels has gained authorisation to continue writing insurance and reinsurance risks in Monaco following the UK’s planned exit from the European Union on 29 March.
Generali Italia has launched a three-year growth strategy that will see the company invest €300m (£258m) in its own business, with a renewed focus on digital and tech-driven services and prevention.
Insurance has struggled to attract talent in recent years, finding itself competing with ‘sexier’ industries
Sedgwick has acquired independent loss adjuster Insight Adjusters.
Aviva's share price nudged up a few pennies on Monday as it announced Maurice Tulloch as its new group CEO. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why - despite his initial cynicism - the British-Canadian boss might have the attributes to…