UK General

Analysis: Cyber bullying

Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?

Analysis: Leisure market - At your leisure

Brexit may raise the prospect of more expensive holidays abroad and longer waits at borders. If fewer European city breaks beckon, could there also be an upside in spending more time in England’s green and pleasant land?

UK General's Karen Beales on why MGAs are the 'new black'

Regulators are forcing insurers to make more efficient use of their balance sheets and allocate capital where it can deliver the most effective returns, this allows smaller players in the market the opportunity to fashion insurance packages for special…

This Week in Post: Vnuk is a four letter word

When my toddler says ‘fox’, it sounds very rude. I mainly laugh at it but I’m also a bit scared that the next time she spots a fox in our local park, she will point at it, proudly shouting ‘F***! F****!’

Interview: Karen Beales, UK General

Karen Beales was recently appointed CEO of UK General from her existing role as managing director, following JC Flowers’s acquisition of the company. Post discussed with Beales what the future holds for the managing general agent.

Analysis: Fighting for cover

Military personnel struggle to find motor and household insurance adapted to their circumstances. Should general insurers leave that market to specialists?

Europe: Post-Brexit travel insurance

It is unclear whether UK nationals will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card after Brexit. If they don’t, travel insurers expect higher claims costs and higher premiums.

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