Beazley

This week in Post: Aon, dó, trí

Business interruption, the British Insurance Awards shortlist and Q1 results kept us busy this week, but it was a move by biggest-broker-in-waiting Aon that grabbed the most attention.

Insurer gender pay gaps shrink slightly

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.

My other life: Emily Owen, footballer

When not working as e-trading underwriter at Beazley, Emily Owen is a semi-professional footWhen not working as e-trading underwriter at Beazley, Emily Owen plays football for Derby County Ladies football club.ball player.

Insurer reserving in PRA’s crosshairs

Reserving has been reiterated as a key area of focus for the Prudential Regulation Authority, as the regulator suggested it could use its “formal powers” if insurance firms fail to meet standards.

This week: All at sea

The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…

This week: Rolling in it

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.

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