British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba)

Analysis: Review of the Year 2019

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…

This week in Post: Carnival spooks

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.

CFC's Dave Walsh on creating a culture for innovation

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…

Biba unveils theme for 2020 conference

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.

Interview: Huw Evans, ABI director general

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…

Blog: Diversity in insurance - how far have we come?

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…

Ageas’ Lyn Nicholls on the true value of mental wellbeing

When starting out as HR director at Ageas, employees were extremely reluctant to admit they had symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression, writes Lyn Nicholls. Unfortunately, this denial resulted in what people like psychologist Professor Tanya Byron…

This week: heatwave, hurdles and honours

Our neighbours in France may have hit their highest ever recorded temperature this week as the heatwave that struck Europe saw schools closed, but Post revealed motorists holidaying there will not be able to claim compensation if they are struck by an…

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