Brit has appointed Mark Allan as CEO of Ki, its digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate launched in collaboration with Google Cloud this May.
On 15 September the judges in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case will hand down their judgment. But this will not mark the end of the struggle between insurers and customers.
After relaxing the national lockdown, the government imposed local restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Post investigates what implications these local lockdowns have for insurance.
Events were cancelled across the board this year due to Covid-19 but none could be much more emotive than the thousands of weddings that couldn’t go ahead. Post investigates how the insurance market responded.
Aston Lark has bought professional indemnity specialist Brunel Professions, Post can reveal.
Qlaims has appointed Liz Latter as chief commercial officer following Mike Keating’s departure to take up the post of managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association.
The judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case, in which the regulator is representing policyholders against insurers, is expected Tuesday 15 September.
Schools have a fire risk almost twice as high as other non-residential buildings, yet are poorly equipped to prevent a fire becoming a major disaster, according to new research by Zurich. Tilden Watson, Zurich Municipal head of education, explains why…
The model of banks with in-house general insurance divisions, or bancassurance, has thrived elsewhere in Europe but failed to pick up the pace in the UK. Is this about to change?
Exclusive: The Financial Ombudsman Service told Post it has so far seen a “handful” of business interruption complaints about brokers, as policyholders await the results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
Recently appointed unit manager for Questgates’ new public transport claims division Andy Anderson and divisional director of specialist services Glen Donaldson, spoke to Post about plans, challenges in the industry and the Scottish train derailment near…
David Roberts & Partners has denied the client and team poaching claims by Jelf in a High Court case and accused the Marsh-owned business of having a "toxic" work atmosphere and grossing up premiums, while a counterclaim from one defendant alleged human…
A filing by Jelf has slammed DRP’s defence and counterclaim allegations for including “much irrelevant and often inaccurate information, seemingly included for perceived prejudicial value” and addressed the accusations of grossing up premiums and gender…
Jason Lauchlan, a former branch director of Jelf’s Malton office, is seeking compensation for what he alleges was an “unlawful” breach of his privacy after Jelf obtained and shared Facebook messages between him and another former employee.
Munich Re has called for government-backed risk pools to be created to insure against the effects of future pandemics.
As the UK government further eases Covid-19 lockdown measures, as pupils across the country return to school, how do insurance companies and employees feeling about returning back to the workplace? Post spoke to some of the leading insurance firms to…
Evidence suggests product recalls are a growing issue in the food sector. Andrew Robinson, head of product liability and recall at Sedgwick International UK, explains why cooperative, closer monitoring and consistent and open dialogue will be essential,…
Property investor Aubrey Weis has accused Lockton of forging Axa documents and altering an insurance certificate issued to his company Combined Property Control in a filing at the High Court of Justice in London.
HM Treasury is embarking on a five year review of Pool Re, it was announced today.
While pandemics have been predicted for some time it’s fair to say not many people had foreseen an almost global lockdown, a workforce at home and a virus that affects every walk of life.
The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the former prime minister of Denmark, has urged the insurance industry to share fears and cost analyses on uninsurable events to make governments accountable for action on climate change and pandemics.
Today members of trade union Unite the Union gathered outside the Rochdale Pioneers Museum in Greater Manchester to oppose incoming job losses at Co-op insurance and the de-recognition of the independent trade union on its sale to Markerstudy.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.