AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
Miller Insurance Services has reached an agreement to acquire marine and specialty broker, Alston Gayler and Co, for an undisclosed amount.
Research and advisory business, Mactavish has warned the boards of UK companies increasingly run the risk of insurers not paying out on their claims due to lack of understanding of their responsibilities under new regulations, such as the Insurance Act…
Insurers need to do more to build on their data and analytics capabilities to address customer needs, a conference heard.
Amanda Blanc once told me off, as a journalist, for relying on her and others to call out sexism. Well Amanda, here you go. I hope this helps.
A new telematics provider is about to enter the motor insurance market, targeting the lower-premium segment, beyond just young drivers.
Andrew Morrish, claims director at Aviva, has said that he doesn’t foresee Aviva’s digital push changing with the departure of CEO Mark Wilson.
Coffee chains and similar outlets may face negligence claims following Pret allergy deaths, warn experts.
Gallagher's second acquisition of the year is South Coast broker Portmore, with more to follow this year
Gallagher has made regional commercial broker, Portmore, its second acquisition of the year for an undisclosed amount.
Artificial intelligence will have unexpected consequences, which will raise tricky liability questions and will probably change the nature of claims
Specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical and the Charity Finance Group have called on the chancellor to make charities exempt from paying insurance premium tax.
A new insurtech business launching in the first quarter of 2019 will provide flexible pay-as-you-go commercial insurance to SMEs.
Guidewire’s insurtech marketplace will bring benefits for both insurers and insurtechs, members of the press heard at its annual conference in Las Vegas.
Crawford-owned We Go Look is bringing its self-service on demand inspection app to the UK.
Axa XL has received authorisation from the Central Bank of Ireland to move its European operations from the UK to Ireland ahead of 29 March 2019, when the UK is due to leave the European Union.
A week on from Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida, estimates of the cost of the are beginning to emerge, running to as much as $21bn (£16.25bn).
Global specialty insurer, Starstone have announced that they have appointed John Hendrickson as group CEO.
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.