Despite contagious disease experts and high-profile figures warning of the risk of a pandemic for years, the Covid-19 epidemic caught the world unawares, writes Charles Alberts, head of health management at Aon.
The British Damage Management Association is honouring members from the damage management industry who have gone the extra mile for policyholders, clients and their local community during the Covid-19 pandemic, whether that is continuing restoring…
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
Lemonade will seek to raise up to $100m (£78.5m) via an initial public offering, with its prospectus shedding snippets of insight into its past, present and future.
This pandemic is and has been extremely challenging for many people and organisations and, according to Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK, while all of us have had to adapt quickly its mark will be felt for years to come.
Money won’t make you happy or so they say. Despite this it seems there are more idioms about money than almost anything else and for the many insurtechs reaching maturity and especially for those starting off money is a very key factor.
Some insurers have now decided to pay up on business interruption policies, the regulator has said, but just how much of an impact do these 'u-turns' really have on the BI situation and consumer confidence?
Aon UK chief operating officer Nathan Shanaghy and the rest of the leadership team may have been left “humbled” by staff responses to global pay cuts, but that doesn’t mean the broker hasn’t served its workforce up a raw deal.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold looks at the industry’s stumbling response to Covid-19, the investigation fees travel insurers may face and why Brexit needs to move back up the boardroom agenda
The executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, Malcolm Hyde, offers a guided tour of how the association came into being, its ongoing dedication to professional standards and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.
When not working as a senior management consultant at WCL, Graham Card spends his free time performing with his rock band in a local pub.
Nir Kossovsky, CEO of Steel City Re, pens an open letter to John Neal, CEO of Lloyd's of London, on the reputational crisis facing the insurance industry.
Chris Wallace, executive director for European markets at QBE, shares his experience on working on the Insurance United Against Dementia campaign alongside other IUAD board members are lobbying various groups, volunteering and doing self-isolation…
With nations forced into lockdown, economies struggling and health systems under extreme pressure, the Covid-19 pandemic is one of the biggest challenges any of us has ever faced. But the crisis could also prove to be a much-needed catalyst for action on…
Engineer surveyor at Zurich Insurance and amateur 3D printing enthusiast Andrew Coe explains how he has been dedicating his evenings in lockdown to printing personal protective equipment for his wife, an NHS worker as well as his local university.
In an exclusive blog for Post on the day he was supposed to be giving his keynote speech at the 2020 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Biba CEO Steve White shares his thoughts on keeping lines of communication open during the coronavirus…
Covid-19 has sparked plenty of arguments in the motor insurance world, especially on whether customers should pay premiums for vehicles that aren’t going anywhere, let alone creating claims. Carrot's chief marketing officer Andrew Brown-Allan asks what…
Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse my friends, family and colleagues know that I fully expect to be the first to be picked off, equally should I ever be lost in the remote woods with a bunch of strangers and a monster on the loose I’d be the one at…
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explains why he fears the sector got off on the back foot on its business interruption coronavirus response, what Pandemic Re might look like and what impact the…
Jennette Newman, vice-president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at Clyde & Co, discusses the legal developments around vicarious liability and what recent court cases such as those involving Barclays and Morrisons mean for insurers.
In an ever-changing insurance landscape, brokers play an important role in identifying risks. For brokers, ensuring they ask their customers' the right questions will help them understand what risks they face and offer better support.
Brightside's Brendan McCafferty on how the insurance industry is adjusting in the time of coronavirus
The insurance industry is going through a difficult time, like many sectors, in full view of the court of public opinion says Brendan McCafferty CEO at Brightside.
As Covid-19 sweeps the globe, Mark Bower-Dyke chairman at Be Wiser Insurance, explains the critical role insurers play in these challenging times and why they need to step up to the plate.
As I write this the sun is on my back, the windows are open, the first days of spring mean new flowers are poking their heads above the soil, bees are buzzing, and my cat is chasing her tail in the garden.