Lloyd’s has published Blueprint One: the first of a number of ‘blueprints’ it intends to produce over the coming years as it overhauls the market for the 21st century
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
There is a growing list of failed unrated insurers that continue to hit the headlines. Dean Bedford, underwriting director at CLS Risk Solutions, asks what is the answer to the unrated conundrum? Is unrated always bad, who is responsible and who pays the…
A child of the dot-com boom, CFC Underwriting has now left its teenage years behind as it enters its twentieth year as one of the pre-eminent specialist managing general agents in the London market. CEO David Walsh spoke to Jonathan Swift about the …
Fire Protection Association calls for a quick ban on combustible cladding in all high risk residencies
The government must work quickly to make changes to building regulations and ban combustible cladding in all high risk residencies, the Fire Protection Association has urged.
Radius Payment Solutions has bought a majority stake in transport specialist The Burley Group for an undisclosed sum.
Hiscox has reserved $165m to cover claims from Hurricane Dorian and Typhoons Faxai and Hagibis, while reporting it expects to see fees and profit commissions dip $25m this year.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
After a phenomenally successful first series Insurance Post is delighted to say that we have teamed up with law firm Kennedys again for a second series of The Claims Apprentice in 2020.
The SME market represents a major area of growth for insurers but Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks what providers are doing to capitalise on this opportunity?
CFC is exploring the possibility of entering the personal cyber market.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Markel International has streamlined the leadership of its wholesale operation by appointing James Hastings as managing director of wholesale, only days after it reshuffled its global strategy management team.
As the ins and outs of the UK leaving the European Union continue to be debated, James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, feels that - whatever the outcome - the pain for customers facing lengthy and…
Travelers saw an underwriting loss of $149m in Q3 this year, as its results were hit by a “challenging” tort environment, weather and “unfavourable” reserve development in business insurance.
As data and technology become increasingly important to insurance, Mohit Manchanda, head of consulting for UK and Europe at EXL, believes ensuring the diversity of the teams owning the data, building and maintaining the algorithms, and providing audits…
A year ago today Post published a blog I wrote called ‘Your dick is not in my job description’, which was about sexism and sexual harassment in the industry based on my own experiences.
Markel International national markets director Simon Wilson has been appointed as managing executive of global strategy for insurance operations at the insurer’s US-based parent, the Markel Corporation.
Insurance fraudster Pascal Blasio has been found guilty of causing an explosion at his shop that injured 81 people and damaged or destroyed 63 buildings.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has launched the Society of Underwriting Professionals.
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.