Allianz CEO Oliver Bäte has said that the amount of assets institutional investors commit to reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions has to increase tenfold before 2050 in order to avert a climate apocalypse.
Allianz has named Margo Young as chief compliance officer.
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'.
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has opened registration for the incoming whiplash portal ahead of its April launch.
Big data is not a game played by different rules, delegates at an insurance artificial intelligence ethics conference were today reminded.
The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Commitments to disengage from coal-producing and coal-dependent power companies have won insurers plaudits from activist organisations, according to consultancy Sigwatch.
180 LV staff faced redundancy as a result of the Allianz commercial business transfers, with around nine in ten (90%) having found roles elsewhere.
Companies face “a critical impact” if they fail to address cyber and climate risks, the CEO of Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty has warned.
Powerful 5G smart tech devices are expected to be rolled out this year. They are anticipated to overtake 4G in terms of reliability and innovation, as well as increasing data speeds, resulting in faster downloads and increased capability for digital…
This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
Allianz has completed the purchase of LV general insurance group and the general insurance division of Legal & General, with Mike Crane to head up L&G GI.
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.
The SME market is changing, with more IT consultants, gig workers and freelance project managers emerging alongside traditional businesses. To support both the old and new Helen Bryant, director of SME markets at Allianz Insurance, argues the insurance…
With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?
The Association of British Insurers will not be proceeding with a legal challenge to the “misguided and incorrect” decision to set the Ogden personal injury discount rate at -0.25%, the organisation has confirmed.
Helios has (almost) done his work and got the week done. Probably because he has an oven ready plan. To leave the working week and enter the weekend.
For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…
David Richards has been named as Allianz’s UK IT director.
Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, keeping safe on the roads, and embracing flexible working
Amid rumblings in the tech sector and trouble at We Work, which could drive more insurtechs to seek a sale to incumbents, Lemonade has reportedly put its initial public offering on hold.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
Digitalisation remains the juggernaut that insurers cannot sidestep if they are to remain relevant. However, they risk falling behind more agile rivals if they fail to modernise their back offices: the beating heart of the business which might be in need…