Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
This week’s podcast brings you two topics in one episode. Jonathan Swift, content director for Insurance Post, interviews Simon Gallimore, vice-president for casualty and motor claims at AIG, on the topics of whiplash reforms and the customer journey.
The new podcast will provide interviews and news from the world of insurance.
Jon Hancock has been appointed CEO of AIG’s international general insurance division, and will join the company this spring.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
The history of direct insurance in the UK: How Direct Line and Churchill took on the establishment and ended up as merger partners
As Post celebrates 180 years, Post content director Jonathan Swift explores the birth of direct insurance in the UK and how two key early movers Direct Line and Churchill went from rivals to merger bedfellows in a deal that literally 'shook up insurance'.
Though a new decade and the opportunity for new beginnings are now firmly in view, this week proved that 2019 still has some endings to get out of the way first.
Peter Zaffino will become president of insurer AIG in the New Year.
The Insurance Disability, Ability & Wellbeing Network will be officially launched next week to mark International Day of People With Disabilities.
In a hardening market, competition is tough to place property and casualty risks. Now more than ever, brokers need to work closely with insurers and customers on claims prevention and risk management, writes Jon Walker, executive MD of Commercial…
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
AIG intends to launch a Lloyd’s syndicate that will focus on the high-net-worth market in the US.
Charles Berry, chair of BPL Global, has succeeded Willis Towers Watson CEO Nicolas Aubert as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
In this month’s issue Post published the annual top 100 Insurers, a list of the UK's biggest insurers ranked by non-life gross premium written in 2018, in association with AM Best.
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…
Q&A: Iowa Morgan, manager of City Claims at AIG and chair of the Insurance Disability, Ability & Wellbeing Network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on iDAWN –…
2019 has been a year of changes in the London Market. The Decile 10 review at Lloyd’s in 2018 was the most high-profile example of insurance businesses reviewing their operations
Newly appointed managing director for UK & Ireland Steven Wallace discusses expansion plans, consolidation within the market and Brexit
Gross written premium reported by the 30 largest European insurers in 2018 was 4.4% higher than the aggregated figure for the previous year but those writing significant business outside of the eurozone have seen foreign exchange rate movements having an…
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.