As the January sales draw to an end consumers aren't the only ones with deals on their minds.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association called for more proportionate regulation as it launched its 2020 Manifesto: Access.
Allclear has recruited Cameron Jack as group chief financial officer from retail group TFG London where he spent five years as CFO.
Government flood review should focus on improving under-insurance as insurers will resist floodplain extensions
Insurers will support the government's investigation into insufficient insurance cover in the recent Yorkshire floods but will resist any attempts to widen Flood Re to cover recent floodplain developments, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The idea of a Flood Re Plus scheme has been mooted by Airmic as a solution for those businesses that struggled to obtain flood cover
The market has hailed Andrew Bailey as having run a steady ship at the Financial Conduct Authority and congratulated him as he heads to the Bank of England to replace Mark Carney.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime regulation focused on greater personal responsibility has come into force for senior broker managers, and businesses have a year to train all relevant staff on conduct rules.
The insurance industry has welcomed greater "clarity" moving forwards following the results of General Election 2019, which saw the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson win by a significant majority, but continues to express concerns…
The biggest opportunity for insurers to improve their performance is in relation to customer loyalty, which ranked above price as a decision driver when it comes to picking a provider, according to research by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
The onset of climate change and the increased risk of flooding that comes with it could necessitate a ‘Flood Re Plus’ covering commercial properties, the UK risk management association Airmic told Post.
First Central Group is seeking external investment which will see its founders reduce their stake in the Guernsey headquartered insurance group, Post can reveal.
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
More than 800 houses have been evacuated due to flooding and many of those families won't be back in their home for Christmas. Flood warnings are still in place and there are reports that flood defence equipment is being stolen.
Insurance trade bodies have found themselves at loggerheads over whether part of insurance premium tax should be ring-fenced for flood defences.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White ponders what proportionate regulation for insurance brokers should look like.
AM Best has confirmed it is launching a new innovation score for carriers, because innovation is seen to be "just as critical to insurers’ success as the strength of their balance sheet" and, according to Dave Walsh, CEO of CFC Underwriting, it seems…
The withdrawal deal between the UK and EU does not provide certainty for the insurance industry, the British Insurance Brokers’ Association has warned.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has selected 'A year to pioneer' as the theme of its 2020 conference and exhibition, which will be held in Manchester Central on 13 and 14 May next year.
UK motorists are unaware of the legal requirements to drive in the European Union if we leave Europe without a deal, warn insurers and brokers.
To find out what brokers think of commercial claims handling Post and Aviva carried out some extensive research. Sam Barrett reflects on results that highlight insurers have some way to go to meet their expectations.
The industry faces heavy scrutiny from regulators and the government over pricing practices and personal injury reform, all while reeling from the prospect of a looming Brexit. Huw Evans, Association of British Insurers director general, spoke to Jen…
The 2019 Gay Pride march brought central London’s streets to a colourful standstill recently, and it was a reminder how much progress we have made towards becoming a society at ease with diversity of all forms writes Sharon Bishop, CEO of Close Brothers…