The protracted low interest rates and poor profitability could make illiquid assets increasingly attractive for insurance investors according to Bill Cooper, managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
If progess in technology and society continues at its current rate Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, believes the ability to learn from the past, be adaptable, reliable and professional will bemore important…
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
As Post reviews the loss adjusting section in its biennial rankings, Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, explains that the continued professionalism of loss adjusters keeps them centre of the claims market.
Artificial intelligence is raising concerns among insurance staff but Brendan McCafferty, CEO of Axa Insurance, believes it opens up a range of possibilities.
Joe Grogan, CEO of corporate division at Marsh, says the insurance offering for mid-market firms is too disjointed and complex.
The Canadian market offers unique opportunities for UK brokers, explains Servca's managing director Nomaan Jamal.
With technology rapidly changing what cars look like, Paul Heybourne, head of innovation operations for Aviva, maps the motoring landscape of the future.
Businesses are opening themselves up to online exposures every single day. What do companies and insurers need to do to bring themselves up to speed with these new risks and incoming regulations affecting this area?
The political temperature in Malaysia is rising as the country heads towards its fourteenth general election writes Michael Lum, head of political risk and trade credit for Beazley in Singapore.
After a 10-year break from general insurance, James Gearey, managing director of commercial risk solutions at RSA, finds the industry has moved on a lot but still needs to work on responsiveness and communications with customers.
The UK's Brexit Withdrawal Bill is making its way through parliament but Nigel Teasdale, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at DWF, believes this will make interactions with the European Union even more important for the insurance…
Managing general agents are popping up all over the place but capacity is coming under pressure. Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority, asks if there is enough capacity to go round.
Insurers scored a victory on the discount rate but still have work to do, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
As Brexit discussions continue, Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe and AIG UK, asks if the London Market should be die-hard Brexiteers, cautious optimists, accepting pragmatists or devastated pessimists.
Manchester Underwriting CEO Charles Manchester examines the possible knock-on effects of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the professional indemnity market.
Susanna Marsden, claims executive at the TT Club, looks at the causes of cyber crime, risks to ports and ships, as well as the practical issues affecting insurers and brokers.
As goverment returns to business, Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, reminds MPs that there are still three major areas of policy affecting insurance that need to be properly addressed before insurers can begin to control and then reduce customer premiums.
Many companies have written off the apprenticeship levy that came into force in April as another tax but Lisa Meigh, director of HR and Learning at Covéa Insurance, sees a pot to further future generations of insurance workers.
Throughout the year at sports day, parent-teacher consultations, and music and dance recitals, I say to my son “as long as you try your best” no one can ask any more of you.
Customer profiling is key to accurately assessing insurance risk, capturing fraud and improving the pet owner’s insurance experience
In the second part of our Back To School Q&A, insurance big names recollect their most hated topics at school and what kind of work experience they did (find out which CEO swept roads as a summer job). They also share their ideas on how to improve the…
Commercial and residential landlords are facing increaded risks from a more litigious society and Nigel Todd, head of real estate at JLT Specialty, questions whether liability limits being purchased are sufficient for the increased exposures.
With school resuming this week in most areas, Post has asked insurers about their classroom memories. Many enjoyed maths and some had quite colourful teachers. Find out what sports the C-suite used to play and what role they see for financial education…