After an Excel error was blamed for 16,000 coronavirus cases being missed by the Track and Trace scheme, Covernet business development director Jim Campbell considers how insurers, brokers and managing general agents can avoid their own ‘Excel hell’.
Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
ERS confirmed CEO Ian Parker will step down after seven years, as the motor-focused insurer revealed it is entering specialist commercial insurance.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the shipping industry finds itself amid the sharpest decline in trade in 35 years, according to Clarksons Research. The intelligence provider estimates that seaborne trade fell by 10.6% year-on-year in May and…
The remote working trend ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic is here to stay, but is now without its downsides, attendees at Post’s Future of Insurance Work event heard on Wednesday.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
Welcome to the second episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
How are major financial centres in the UK likely to be impacted by Covid-19 and will the remote working phenomenon hit office occupancy for the longer term?
Two loss adjusters at Charles Taylor were offered part-time three-month secondments to work on Axa XL's claims team, one after the other. Both had expected to have a similar experience however, as lockdown loomed in March, one of the pair found…
Axa XL has unveiled a series of UK and Lloyd’s leadership appointments following the implementation of its latest insurance operating model on 1 October.
The value of premiums written in Europe but overseen and managed by the London company market dropped 60% in 2019, according to the International Underwriting Association.
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. In the latest instalment David Worsfold looks at transformation of Lloyd’s and the London market in the post Covid-19 era
Lloyd’s has launched a parametric insurance product to cover SME business interruption losses caused by IT disruption or downtime.
When the transaction for HG to invest in Hyperion closes the private equity firm will hold “just over 20%” of the business, CEO David Howden told Post.
Private equity firm HG has invested in Howden-owner Hyperion in a deal that puts a $5bn (£3.9bn) enterprise value on the insurance group.
There is now just a fortnight to go before Insurance Post holds its Future of Insurance Work event.
Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG UK has been elected as president of the Insurance Institute of London for 2020 to 2021.
This week will have seen many of us who had been ready to get back to the office reconsider, as guidelines across England shifted.
Brokers should see the hard market as an opportunity to prove their value as trusted advisors, says Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting CEO Simon Matson, as he also looks at the changes to office life due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses have put their return to office plans on hold following the latest statement from the government asking people in England to work from home where possible.