Zurich’s UK general insurance arm has seen profits rocket and a marked improvement in its combined operating ratio in its 2018 financial year, following a loss making 2017.
Hiscox has led a $58m (£44.7m) funding round in US-based insurtech Cover Hound
Beazley saw profits fall 55% last year owing to the continuing affect of natural catastrophe claims on underwriting margins.
Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…
Post revisited its popular Census research to find out how closely the sector reflects the society it serves. With so much focus on diversity, gender equality and inclusion, two new areas have been included in the census: sexual harassment and mental…
Aon saw revenue increase by 8% in 2018, while its net income dropped by 7%.
Gallagher saw total revenue growth of 10.8% in 2018 across brokerage and risk management, with 5.8% of this coming from organic growth.
Despite the buildup - amber warnings, train winter timetables, and inevitable delays getting to work - insurers will be grateful of today’s mere smattering of snow.
After short-listing 30 talented candidates for interview, we can finally reveal the six successful claims professionals that have been selected for the first series of Claims Apprentice.
Marsh parent Marsh & McLennan saw underlying revenue grow 5% in its 2017/18 year.
Lockton's digital broker Mylo has picked up $28m (£21.3m) of funding, in a Series A round led by Guggenheim Partners.
Insurers have been forced to defend how they handled non-recent child abuse claims, in the latest stage of a high profile inquiry
Digital Partners, the Munich Re-owned insurtech facilitator, has revealed its intention to expand into Asia after hitting £100m gross written premium in Europe and America.
Former AIG boss Jacqueline McNamee’s insurtech C-Quence has gone live with its underwriting platform.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Former Allianz UK head of commercial motor, Jon Dye will join QBE as its director of motor for the UK.
Cyber crime has hit the headlines but sales are still down. Ecclesiastical's UK general insurance managing director John Blundell explains why the sector needs to break down difficult wordings and better explain both risks and policies to clients to make…
Insurance sectors in the UK and Switzerland will continue trading freely with one another after Brexit, following a trade agreement signed at the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday.
Exclusive: The founder and CEO of insurtech start-up Tapoly, Janthana Kaenprakhamroy has called out the insurtech investment community for overlooking the potential of female founders, as it raises funds aiming for £2m to grow its product and technology…
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award
Mactavish has warned that the majority of specialist cyber insurance policies contain significant flaws that could precipitate disputed claims and lower-than-expected settlements.