What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out
Just over two years since the takeover of Henderson by Aon its leaders met with Emmanuel Kenning to discuss how the deal came about, why now is the right time to rebrand after the heavy lifting of the integration has been completed and what comes next…
Managing general agents have been called on to apply for the Chartered Insurance Institute's chartered title, which launched yesterday.
A mandate issued by Lloyd’s of London with the aim of tackling the issue of insurers’ exposure to silent cyber coverage has led to questions over how some cyber-related risks will be underwritten in future.
Around 30 people are at risk of redundancy at Aviva's 'digital forge' in Sheffield.
Direct Line’s profits slumped by 12.2% in 2019 as the group incurred the first of a multi-year package of restructuring costs and strengthened reserves in response to the revised Ogden rate.
Hiscox yesterday played down worries over coronavirus as it revealed it had seen some small claims.
The new podcast will provide interviews and news from the world of insurance.
The insurance impact of Storm Jorge is expected to be less severe than its predecessors Ciara and Dennis.
Digital Risks has hailed new lead investor BHL Holdings as a potential game changer in terms of the SME specialist insurtech realising its global ambitions.
Storms Ciara and Dennis and the floods late last year have brought flooding into the media spotlight yet again, with hundreds of homes and businesses under water, many for the second time in recent years and according to Andrew Morrish, claims director…
Covéa Insurance has enhanced its paternity pay by offering six weeks fully paid leave for dads of new babies.
Ardonagh has acquired agricultural specialist Rural Insurance Group from Primary Group for an undisclosed sum.
Hiscox Group has reported a slump in pre-tax profits to $53.1m (£41.6m) in 2019 as catastrophe costs of $165m took their toll despite a significant rise in investment income.
ERS has recorded profit of £13.9m for 2019, its best performance since being bought by Aquiline in 2013.
Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning asks if Pool Re is facing an existential crisis after the Office for National Statistics’ judgement that the mutual reinsurer should become part of the government.
Graeme Trudgill, executive director at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, has pledged to support Pool Re during consultations about the future of the mutual reinsurer.
The Office for National Statistics has judged that Pool Re should be classified as part of the central government subsector in a surprise move that has raised questions about the future of the mutual reinsurer.
It's been a swings and roundabouts kind of week.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
As American film producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual abuse case again makes headlines, the spotlight on diversity and equality is having an impact on many businesses, regardless of size, nature or geographical location writes Jennifer Boldon, partner in…
John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, argues that 2020 should be the year where insurance moves from a tripartite to roundtable relationship.
Jon Hancock has been appointed CEO of AIG’s international general insurance division, and will join the company this spring.
UK & International CEO at RSA, Scott Egan, has hailed the provider’s underwriting profit for 2019, its first since 2016.