Covid-19 Resilience Survey finds insurance employees most concerned about mental health and mass sickness
The ability for employers to handle staff wellbeing - especially mental health - and manage business if staff numbers are significantly reduced due to sickness, were the most pressing concerns among respondents to an exclusive Post survey focused on…
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
The seemingly headlong rush by insurers to connect everything, pulling together fragmented legacy systems and IT architecture has left many of them struggling to find the right solutions. Post gathered a group of experts together to see how firms are…
Supreme Court dismisses hull underwriters' attempt to recover $22m paid out for deliberately sunken ship
The Supreme Court has dismissed an attempt led by Aspen to recover $22m paid out by hull underwriters following the sinking of a ship in 2013 that was later ruled to have been deliberate.
Compre has recruited Eleni Iacovides as chief development officer, joining from Darag where she was group chief client officer for nearly four and a half years.
Having spent her career working for brokers and then an insurer, Crawford & Company’s new UK and Ireland president Lisa Bartlett speaks to Jonathan Swift about why she has now thrown herself into claims management and loss adjusting, and how she is…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
Harry Curtis spoke to Andrew Yeoman, CEO and co-founder of Concirrus, about the increasing use of big data in insurance and the challenges facing the fleet and marine markets.
The insurance industry must get better at explaining the products it offers, Lloyd’s CEO John Neal said, as the market’s aggregated results for 2019 showed it returning to profit on the back of large investment earnings.
PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we delve into the magazine’s archives and look at the impact war and terrorism had on the insurance industry in the 19th and 20th centuries
Richard Dudley, CEO of Aon’s UK Global Broking Centre, has succeeded Roy White of Marsh as chair of the London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association.
What a week. The coronavirus may be an invisible threat, but its fallout – both within and beyond the insurance industry – is hard to miss.
Lloyd’s has confirmed that it will close its underwriting room at 4pm on Thursday 19 March saying it was keeping in line with government advice to avoid all non-essential contact.
Lloyd’s has taken the decision to stay open including its underwriting room with a small office-based team keeping the London building open and critical services running.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has remained open but is ready to close its office and work remotely according to CEO Chris Croft.
This week the World Health Organisation labelled Covid-19 a pandemic as the number infected worldwide and fatalities from the disease continue to rise. As global stock markets crash sparking fears of a recession, the ripple effect has been felt across…
The Lloyd’s Market Association has published policy language that aims to ensure policyholders aren’t left without cover if the coronavirus outbreak disrupts renewal discussions.
On Friday Lloyd’s will close its underwriting room at 1 Lime Street as it tests its alternative trading protocols.
The use of cryptocurrencies continues to grow with investors increasingly regarding them as another asset class, while an increasing number of companies and countries now accept them as valid forms of currency
Acquisitions in the UK distribution space rose 13% last year, according to research by Imas Corporate Finance. Post investigates what is driving the increase in consolidation and the challenges buyers are facing in their traditional hunting grounds
Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders whether Parametric insurance will live up to the hype of being The Next Big Thing, in the way that Blockchain has perhaps failed to.
Hiscox yesterday played down worries over coronavirus as it revealed it had seen some small claims.