For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Kelly Ward, sales, marketing and distribution director at Axa Partners UK & Ireland, considers Covid-19 driven changes in the travel industry – and the future of travel insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority is reconsidering the implementation period for its dual pricing remedy proposals following consultation with the industry.
For the Record: Ardonagh’s Australian M&A push; Axa in Co-op Bank tie-up; Rock diversifies with new MGA and SSP takeover gets FCA greenlight
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
After more than four decades spent in underwriting and broking, Rob Brown chose to try his hand at insurance services as group CEO at Charles Taylor last year. He talks to Jonathan Swift about why, given the bountiful opportunities the PE-backed firm has…
Last October saw the launch of Peach Pi, an insurance brand pitching itself to the UK’s micro-SMEs, freelancers and entrepreneurs. Harry Curtis caught up with managing director, Paul Coleman and Allison Hughes, head of distribution to learn about how the…
Axa XL has named Michael Colao as global chief underwriting officer, cyber, reporting to the recently promoted global CUO for financial lines, Libby Benet.
By 2022 the European Union will make some advanced driver assistance systems mandatory for new cars. Ed Murray asks how the market is preparing for this and how it is keeping up with the current Adas equipped cars in the car park
LV has again been ranked the top insurance organisation in the UK by the Institute of Customer Service in its biannual UK Customer Satisfaction Index, although the gap at the top between it and the chasing pack has been reduced.
Tesco Bank new and renewing home and motor policies will be underwritten by Tesco Underwriting from August, the business announced on Tuesday.
In 2020 the world’s first coral reef insurance policy was triggered in Mexico, following damage resulting from October’s Hurricane Delta. Post looks at how insurance is helping nature in other parts of the world.
Pamela Rosado has been appointed general counsel for Axa XL.
Property investor Aubrey Weis and his company Elcombe have denied Axa’s counterclaim and the issues set out in the provider’s defence document in the ongoing legal dispute over a £1.7m claim.
Post spoke to insurers to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
The economic crisis caused by Covid-19 has been compared to the 2008 financial crisis by economists. With the Bank of England lowering the interest rate from 0.75% to 0.1%, Post finds out what investment themes have emerged in the recent months, and what…
Combined Property Control has reported that it will rely on admissions made by Lockton as it replied to the broker’s defence document submitted to the High Court in their ongoing legal dispute.
Christmas donations, flooding and Remembrance Day
Axa has blamed Lockton for issuing an incorrect certificate as the insurer estimated its liability for the damage portion of a property claim at £541,000 rather than the £1.7m being sought by property investor Aubrey Weis in a High Court action.
With planes grounded across the globe and staff working from home, more often than not business travel numbers have dropped off severely. Post investigates how the market has been impacted and what this sector might look like in the future
Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
The Financial Conduct Authority has shut down Inspire Insurance Services and ordered the broker to ringfence relevant funds in a string of sweeping instructions.
Mental health, young drivers and charitable donations.
Although non-life insurers in Asia performed modestly in 2019, the past nine months has been bumpy for the industry. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, discusses the region’s performance over the past year