Inspire Insurance Services has gone into liquidation after the Financial Conduct Authority ordered the Coventry-based broker to shut up shop last month.
Figures collated by Acturis for Post have revealed there were over 39 times more business interruption claims handled by brokers through the software house since the start of the coronavirus pandemic than the average seen across the same periods of 2018…
With planes grounded across the globe and staff working from home, more often than not business travel numbers have dropped off severely. Post investigates how the market has been impacted and what this sector might look like in the future
While the end of 2020 is almost in sight, the outlook is still littered with obstacles, writes Atradius head of SME business Tanya Giles.
Welcome to episode seven of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Video: Embracing new technology and a digital workforce to drive a more efficient and innovative business
From chatbots and the internet of things, to drones and artificial intelligence, technology is having a profound impact on the insurance sector, how it engages with customers and the way it conducts its business.
The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.
Lawyers suggested experience will trump "ego" after it emerged two of the judges on the Supreme Court business interruption test case panel oversaw rulings on Orient Express, a case that has been hotly contested during proceedings between the Financial…
There is a 10% risk of a stagflation scenario which would knock more than 2% off insurance premium growth in Europe next year, according to analysis by Swiss Re.
The British Insurance Awards might have lost its traditional venue the Royal Albert Hall and an in-person audience this year, but it is still set to have all the pizazz, glitz and fun you’d expect from the most prestigious event in the industry calendar.
Former Towergate and RSA boss Mike Lawton, vice president of business insurance at Travelers Europe, will now also be responsible for specialty business including its Lloyd’s syndicate, the insurer has confirmed.
Brokers have hailed private equity house Cinven and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buying Miller from Willis Towers Watson as a deal with no losers.
Loss adjusters are looking to technology to deal with business interruption claims, with the market preparing for a possible influx following the upcoming Supreme Court test case review.
Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
This prestigious award recognises the importance of business deals, partnerships and key hires, and the 2020 winner will be decided by you.
The level of broker consolidation has risen again this year, says GRP’s group CEO Mike Bruce as he predicts more investments to come from long-term investors with vendors keen to sell due to pandemic uncertainty, rumoured tax changes, strong valuations…
Zurich and Scor face an $18m (£13.7m) legal claim from consumer credit reporting company Experian, relating to a layer of excess of loss cover underwritten by the two insurers that was in place between 2015 and 2016.
Zurich’s analysis of its UK workforce has shown that the future impact of technology could mean 270 jobs go unfilled in the next five years if its team is not reskilled.
Almost seven years after he took over as group CEO, Stephen Hester looks like he is finally closing in on a sale for RSA. The big question, as Post content director Jonathan Swift asks, is why has it taken so long?
RSA has confirmed it is in takeover talks with Canadian insurer Intact Financial Corporation and Danish provider Tryg about a £7.2bn deal that would split up the business.
Fully Comp episode 6: How can the insurance industry better support vulnerable customers to tackle mental health inclusivity?
Welcome to episode six of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The mass migration to working from home may well result in a wave of claims for back pain, mental health, stress, and repetitive strain injuries, warns BLM head of casualty Simon Jones.
As the search for lesser-spotted clarity continues, simple confirmation from the regulator on which business interruption wordings are being contested, and by who, is a welcome aid.
A flood insurance review led by Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc has found that a significant proportion of households eligible for Flood Re supported policies are not offered flood cover.