The Financial Conduct Authority has announced its plans to broaden the Financial Ombudsman Service to benefit smaller SMEs.
With under a month to go until the first ever Insurance Day of Giving on behalf of Insurance United Against Dementia and Alzheimers’ Society, IUAD board member Jonathan Swift spoke to the AS research information manager Tim Shakespeare about why it is…
Only by using Placing Platform Limited can insurers and brokers make electronic placement work better, argues Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe.
Several UK insurers are in discussions over the possible adoption of a device that blocks the physical use of a phone by the driver in a moving vehicle.
The total premium either written or controlled by the London company market has risen to £26.31bn – a 16% increase – according to the International Underwriting Authority's new statistics report.
The Ardonagh Group has agreed to sell Direct Group’s claims businesses to loss adjuster Davies for up to £36m.
The Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority have both invited insurers to respond to consultation papers on the impact of climate change on their operations and investments.
Insurance industry better equipped to deal with Storm Callum claims after 'significant effort' to implement resilient repairs
As the clean up operation starts following Storm Callum this weekend experts have said the insurance industry is better equipped to deal with flood claims than previous years due resilient repairs and better communication.
Marine delay insurer, The Strike Club, has announced plans to merge with fellow mutual marine insurer The Standard Club group.
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
As dead as a CDO-do; terrible pun, but with Andrew Brem departing as chief digital officer at Aviva and not being replaced, Jonathan Swift mulls whether this job title will soon be going the way of this flightless bird
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
Davies Group has acquired insurance consultancy business Ember for an undisclosed amount.
Insurers and brokers are trying to pinpoint the risks posed by increasingly complex supply chains, writes Phil Wall, head of risk engineering UK, Ireland, Middle East & Africa at HDI Global, calling for market collaboration to signpost ways forward.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
Brightside saw pre-tax losses of £10.2m last year, but incoming CEO Brendan McCafferty said there is “no need to alter strategy”.
Traditional insurance policies do not cover emerging threats to the railway posed by cyber hackers, a conference heard.
Davies Group said it doesn’t have “limits to its ambition” over acquisitions, as the company saw earnings grow by 47%.
Aviva's small broker community is not a threat to networks or spurred on by consolidation in the regional market, said the company's managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
Aviva will furnish smaller broker members with same-day response times, discounted compliance packages and free learning and development tools as part of its new community initiative.
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
Insurtech Hokodo has raised €1.9m (£1.7m) in a seed round led by fintech and insurtech venture capital investor Anthemis.