Data released by the Financial Conduct Authority shows that up to 3 March insurers had paid out £192m towards interim payments and £279m to settle Covid-19 related business interruption claims affected by the regulator’s test case, with Covéa leading the…
Updated: Post tracks the 2020 insurer results season including gross written premium and combined operating ratio - detailing the impact of UK business interruption, weather, motor, home, non-business interruption Covid-19 claims, as well as mergers and…
Andrew Horton is stepping down as Beazley CEO handing over to Adrian Cox ahead of becoming group CEO of QBE Insurance, the two insurers have confirmed.
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
After drawn-out consultations financial regulators will soon lay out what they expect from firms in terms of operational resilience. Harry Curtis investigates.
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.
Beazley expects to feel the delayed impact of Covid-19-related liability claims later this year, highlighting its directors' and officers' and healthcare books as particular concerns.
Cyber insurers have hit back at former UK cybersecurity chief Ciaran Martin’s suggestion that ransomware claims payouts are fuelling organised crime and that a ban on such payments should be considered.
Formed in 2008, New Dawn Risk grew to handle £81m of premium last year. It started 2021 by looking to target UK regional brokers for the first time. Founder Max Carter reviews the growth of the company and explains why now is the right time for the firm…
The emergence of a cluster of start up and scale up carriers, or a class of 2020, caught analysts by surprise despite the hardening market.
The insurance needs of the gaming sector are complicated and ever evolving but there are plenty of opportunities for those prepared to immerse themselves in this flourishing market.
With the world’s top scientists racing to create effective vaccines, innovation in the life sciences arena is at the top of the news agenda. Behind the headlines and the remarkable breakthroughs, insurance plays a vital role enabling these innovative…
Video: Embracing new technology and a digital workforce to drive a more efficient and innovative business
From chatbots and the internet of things, to drones and artificial intelligence, technology is having a profound impact on the insurance sector, how it engages with customers and the way it conducts its business.
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.
There is now just a fortnight to go before Insurance Post holds its Future of Insurance Work event.
Beazley has increased the estimated cost of coronavirus claims to its first party business, in a move labelled “disappointing” by analysts.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak live events across the world had to be postponed or cancelled due to fears for public health and safety. Multibillion-dollar losses as a result of coronavirus has put the contingency market under the spotlight, while…
Blog: The changing workplace - from the practical to the emotional, how we choose to work is changing
The world of work has been rapidly changing over recent years as the influence of technological, social and environmental factors has repeatedly challenged the status quo. And significant as it has been, Munira Hirji, head of commercial management at…
Sabre senior independent director Andy Pomfret will take over from the insurer’s chairman Patrick Snowball at the beginning of September.
Beazley has posted a pre-tax loss of $13.8m (£10.8m) for the first half of 2020 after seeing claims surge for its contingency and property divisions amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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
In the 28th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss how employers manage the return to the office, given many staff members might have anxieties about the ‘new normal’ - not least travelling to and…
Briefing: EC3's 'Plantation Place' – Insurers back renaming as London’s Square Mile faces up to slavery links
When the Black Lives Matters movement blew up in the UK following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota I wondered how long it would take before the insurance sector came under the spotlight.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 15: Has there been a rise in cyber threats and scams during coronavirus lockdown?
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of cyber experts to discuss how hackers and scammers are using Covid-19 to prey on people’s thirst for knowledge and information at this time.