Newly appointed managing director for UK & Ireland Steven Wallace discusses expansion plans, consolidation within the market and Brexit
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
Beazley saw double-digital premium growth in the first six months of the year, posting a pre-tax profit of $166.4m (£133.9m) largely driven by “exceptional” investment returns.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
Lloyd’s of London has established two advisory committees featuring prominent industry figures to support its ongoing modernising strategy.
Terrorism has been a constant threat in the UK for more than half a century and has proved hard for security forces to keep up with, so it is hardly surprising that the insurance market too has found itself trying to repair gaps in cover as they emerge
The Lloyd’s Market Association has announced three new board members following a recent board election.
Exclusive: Beazley opened its Birmingham office as part of a strategy to diversify away from its core US business. Fourteen months later, the office is likely to be held up as a model for the company's further expansion plans.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
Beazley saw profits fall 55% last year owing to the continuing affect of natural catastrophe claims on underwriting margins.
Beazley has created a cyber and executive risks division, which will manage over a quarter of the its premium revenue.
Exclusive: The founder and CEO of insurtech start-up Tapoly, Janthana Kaenprakhamroy has called out the insurtech investment community for overlooking the potential of female founders, as it raises funds aiming for £2m to grow its product and technology…
Exclusive: Beazley is closing its Oslo office next year owing to “challenging” conditions in the energy market.
Beazley chief underwriting officer, Neil Maidment, will take up a position on the Lloyd’s board after he retires from Beazley next month.
Beazley will cease to write business on construction and engineering lines.
Carriers in the London market must work together in consortiums to spread risk, combat rising expenses ratios and mitigate underwriting pressures, Hiscox chairman Robert Childs said.
Specialist carrier Beazley has launched a professional indemnity consortium large law firms based in the UK.
Digital insurance provider Digital Risks has raised £2.25m in an investment round led by Beazley as it sets its sights on the SME and digital start-up markets.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
As professional sportspeople complain about their insufficient cover for career-ending injuries, insurers fear a surge in claims from contact sports
Acord, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, has published the sectors first standard for a cyber data breach.
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.