Every three seconds across the world, someone develops dementia. With this in mind Benedict Burke, chief client officer, global client development, Crawford & Company, explains why you should get behind Insurance United Against Dementia at the 2019…
Allianz Insurance has appointed Tom Leonard as its London regional manager.
Setting up a managing general agent is now much harder than at any time previously, according to a survey of over 100 MGAs and insurers conducted by Clyde & Co.
Randall & Quilter and Phoenix Asset Management Partners have ended a joint venture deal to acquire reinsurance debt in insolvent estates.
Many managing general agents are turning to digitalisation to enable them to look deeper into their books of business, Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents' Association, explains this will allow the MGAs to see potential…
Exclusive: Insurers and insurance lawyers have reacted positively to the Association of British Insurers’ calls for a review into limitation law in child sexual abuse claims cases.
Exclusive: The Association of British Insurers believes that there is a need to review limitation law surrounding cases of child sexual abuse and has pledged to engage with the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, survivors and lawyers.
RSA has appointed Rachel Conran as chief underwriting officer for its global risk solutions business.
Major financial services firms had spent nearly £4bn preparing for life after Brexit as of 31 May, according to EY.
Belgian insurtech Qover has raised €8m in its latest funding round and will look to continued growth in Europe.
While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Change is hitting insurers at a much faster pace than ever before. Are they ready to keep up and able to re-establish some of the trust that has been lost?
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
Seventeen Group has bought Essex-based broker Graybrook, for an undisclosed sum.
Tokio Marine Kiln Insurance will enter run off, as the group refocuses its UK business on Lloyd’s.
Who won what at last night's Post Claims Awards?
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
The insurance industry continues to treat cyber attacks and fraud as two independent problems. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, argues they are in fact one and the same – and until the…
Christopher Read has been appointed as Axa XL’s UK chief operating officer, joining from EY, where he was an associate partner.
Blog: Building regulations - how can stricter changes present opportunities for the wider insurance industry?
As stricter building regulations for new buildings are set to come in force, insurers could see lower property damage costs and pay outs. However, Simon Ford, chairman of the British Damage Management Association, asks if this could be a challenge to…
GRP-owned broker Sagars has bought Lancashire-based engineering and entertainment broker Thomas Cook & Son.