Aviva has predicted it will see £200m in business interruption claims net of reinsurance.
Aviva and QBE face multimillion pound claims from a group of hospitality businesses that were denied cover when they sought to recoup pandemic-related losses.
Aviva has appointed George Culmer as chairman to replace Sir Adrian Montague on 27 May after its annual general meeting.
RSA has appointed Ardonagh’s Paul Dilley as UK and international chief underwriting officer replacing Adrian Sweeney who is emigrating to New Zealand.
Being a non-executive director of an insurance business is never boring but it’s fair to say that navigating the way through the current Covid-19 crisis is a completely new challenge and there are critical lessons that can be learnt from past crisis…
Industry 'did not do enough' to prepare society for pandemic, must not fail on climate: Unfriend Coal
Having previously identified both pandemic risk and climate change as the world's "greatest threat," the insurance industry must champion a green and fair recovery from the Covid-19 crisis to help avert another emergency, NGOs have urged.
Market discussions around Pandemic Re options are crucial and serve a "noble purpose", Huw Evans director general of the Association of British Insurers told Post, as he confirmed the trade body is in discussion with Lloyd's and anticipates an invitation…
Admiral confirmed it will recommend a final dividend for the year to shareholders, as it suspended a special dividend.
The insurance industry stands ready to participate in the creation of a Pandemic Re vehicle but opinions differ on how it would work.
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards has tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the government to instruct insurers to put their dividends towards settling insurance claims resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Insurance heavyweights from across the market have come together to launch a steering group to improve the industry’s response to future pandemics.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
Hastings Group has confirmed it will propose a final dividend of 5.5p per share at its AGM on 21 May despite calls from regulators for the industry to suspend payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.
I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.
A flurry of insurers have pushed pause on dividend payouts following Bank of England and European Union warnings on being prudent in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
As homeworking becomes the norm and the government advises travel for only essential reasons, motor insurers have advised careful consideration of mid-term adjustments for cost-cutting to ensure adequate cover remains, but a consumer group has warned…
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
The seemingly headlong rush by insurers to connect everything, pulling together fragmented legacy systems and IT architecture has left many of them struggling to find the right solutions. Post gathered a group of experts together to see how firms are…
We understand that while it’s important to keep bringing you up to date and important news on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the industry, it’s also critical, especially while homeworking, to know what's happening outside of this. With that in…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.