Oliver Wyman expects to “quickly recruit a team with a "double-digit headcount” to its UK actuarial practice, the Marsh McLennan management consultancy has told Insurance Post.
Aviva bosses have revealed the part rate and new product lines played in pushing general insurance premiums up 13% in the first half of 2023.
Analysis: David Worsfold examines whether wrapping up insurance with other products risks obscurity, especially if there is a poor understanding of consumer behaviour in a digital environment.
Ecclesiastical has received hundreds of financial lines claims from charities post pandemic with the provider predicting these organisations are seen as “easy targets”.
Lack of demand for insurtech businesses plus concerns about a target company’s data security resulted in less merger and acquisition activity in the UK in the first half of 2023, according to Clyde & Co.
The administrators of Greensill Bank are suing Zurich, alleging the insurer wrongfully refused to pay claims under a trade credit insurance policy.
Editor’s View: Scott McGee considers how lessons can be learned from how Hiscox, which bore the brunt of the initial reputational hit from Covid-related business interruptions claims, has moved on.
Colm Holmes, CEO of Allianz Holdings, has warned the insurance giant will need to continue to rate “to cover the impact of inflation” in the latter half of this year.
Aki Hussain, group chief executive of Hiscox, has revealed how a decision to preserve capital over the last few years has paid off with bumper profits at the start of 2023.
RSA has posted a £9m loss for the first half of 2023 and hired Aviva’s former transformation director James Godfrey to try to future-proof its technology, digital and data capabilities.
Coal Action UK campaigners have graffitied Hiscox and Travelers offices this week, demanding the insurers withdraw support for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline project.
David Miller, Howden’s head of sport in Scotland, speaks to Post about the broker’s ambitions in the sport market and the challenges facing golf clubs looking for cover.
Michael Bright, the former CEO of Independent Insurance, has passed away.
Allianz is facing legal proceedings brought by more than 30 claimants seeking payouts for Covid-related business interruption.
Emma Ann Hughes examines how film production insurance has adapted to reflect the new risks associated with producing big summer blockbusters across several countries post-pandemic.
Blog: Rob Smart, chief technical officer at Mactavish, reflects on the impact of the Court of Appeal’s decision in the Brian Leighton (Garages) v Allianz Insurance case.
Julia Graham, Airmic CEO, argues the events of last month demonstrate the important of tackling climate risks in both the near and far term.
Kate Coutts, head of risk policy, strategy and change at RSA, simplifies systems, keeps fit and finds her risk skills come in handy at a school governors meeting.
Adam Winslow, CEO of UK & Ireland general insurance at Aviva, says out of sight downsides mustn’t be put out of mind as insurers support Net Zero transition.
The Commercial Court has refused Zurich permission to appeal a judgment that obliges the insurer to pay millions to a travel company, having determined that an appeal would have “no real prospect” of success.
London steakhouse chain Flat Iron is the latest restaurant to bring legal proceedings against its insurer in pursuit of a business interruption payout for disruption it suffered due to Covid-19 restriction.
Fronting insurer Bridgehaven Insurance will focus on underwriting medium-sized businesses and is in dialogue with 40 managing general agents, CEO Paul Jewell told Insurance Post.
Natalie Ferrigan, head of distribution at QBE, plays darts, heads to the races, and shapes the future strategy for UK distribution.
Tara Foley will take over as CEO of Axa UK & Ireland on 1 September after almost three years as CEO of Axa UK Retail Insurance.