Axa has offered a UK policyholder £50 in compensation after rejecting a business interruption claim it had initially indicated would be covered.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Following a leadership restructure earlier this year and the confirmation of former Lloyd’s leader Sean McGovern as CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market, Axa XL has now made changes to the leadership team for its UK and Lloyd’s region.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
Covid-19 has created an enormous challenge for businesses worldwide and it is only natural to question how resilience, staff support, and customer care is maintained. Bob Ewers, CEO of Axa Partners UK & Ireland, explains the importance of business…
Financial hardship caused by UK-wide lockdown is contributing to increase in fraud and arson, warn loss adjusters.
After a rigorous week interviewing rising insurance stars up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2020 Claims Apprentice.
US insurance group Genworth Financial has agreed a £624m settlement with Axa, bringing to a close a lawsuit over payment protection insurance mis-selling losses.
With analysts cautioning the Covid crunch will begin to bite insurers in the second quarter of 2020, Post investigates what impact the coronavirus pandemic has already had in the first quarter
Having began her career at Commercial Union it always seemed fitting that Amanda Blanc would one day take the top job at its successor Aviva. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects how the stars finally aligned for her to take up a role that for…
Amanda Blanc has pledged to address the underperformance of recent years for Aviva’s investors and to set out an ambitious strategic path.
Former Axa and Zurich boss Amanda Blanc has become Aviva CEO, replacing Maurice Tulloch who has stepped down from the role and the company’s board due to family health reasons.
A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Disneyland to treat the kids, an all-expenses paid honeymoon to Cancun and a retirement cruise around Europe – for many people the plans for these long-anticipated trips now lay in tatters but insurance isn’t offering the…
Despite increased sentiment and some rallies in markets, Lionel Pernias, head of buy and maintain at Axa Investment Managers believes that there are still plenty of challenges ahead for insurers' investments, particularly in their credit portfolios.
Former Axa and UK General leader Mike Keating has been appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association, taking up the role on 8 September 2020.
This week Insurance Post formally launches the 2020 season of Claims Apprentice in association with Kennedys.
As preparations continue for a July test case to determine whether business interruption policies cover coronavirus lockdown losses, Post delves into the “representative sample” of wordings on which the court will be adjudicating.
Aviva’s advice on executive pay and corporate governance and responsibility is bang on the money.
Claims surges have been a frequent occurrence in recent years as events around the globe have hit insurers across multiple lines of business. The past year has seen Australian bush fires, the collapse of Thomas Cook, storms Ciara and Dennis and now the…
PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Axa, Home & Legacy and Swiss Re discussed how close the insurance sector is to a reality of end-to-end digital claims management
It might have taken longer to impact the back end than the front, but digitalisation is starting to play a larger role in how insurers handle claims.
FCA guidance, solidarity during coronavirus and climbing for charity
Briefing: Insurtech buys incumbent – is Hippo’s deal for Spinnaker a pointer to the future as unicorns spread their wings?
The news today that unicorn insurtech Hippo has entered into an agreement to acquire Spinnaker Insurance - subject to regulatory approval - certainly highlights the continued maturity of the sector.
Axa has estimated it will face €1.2bn (£1.07bn) in property and casualty coronavirus related costs along with spending €300m on ‘solidarity measures’.