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…
This week the best and brightest in the insurance community gathered in the Royal Albert Hall for the 25th British Insurance Awards.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has made two key board appointments, as Aon's Julie Page steps down from her deputy chair role.
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…
The government has promised to review the application of the Insurance Premium Tax. But does the planned review go far enough?
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…
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Diversity and inclusion have moved from buzzwords to being embraced by the insurance industry for all the right reasons but is it doing enough?
Challenging conversations, supporting good causes and embracing diversity
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
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
Gibraltarian insurer Lamp is the fifth unrated carrier to fall over in the past three years. The insolvency once again demonstrates the risks brokers take when they use unrated insurers, industry figures have warned.
The Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards will be held in November
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Former Conservative politician Jonathan Evans will replace Lord Hunt of Wirral as the chair of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, used his conference address on Wednesday morning to highlight the need for brokers to attract young talent as the industry becomes more technologically sophisticated.
In this month’s issue, Post publishes the annual Insurtech 100, a celebration of growth and innovation in insurance across Europe, Asia and the USA, in association with Tällt Ventures.
May is upon us and that means that thousands of insurance brokers are preparing for the annual camp out in Manchester to hear what their trade body the British Insurance Brokers’ Association is doing for them, plans to do for them and how insurers can…
In anticipation of the new discount rate announcement, expected by 5 August 2019, many insurers have already started to price and reserve at 0%
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Former Tokio Marine Kiln head of distribution, Alastair Blundell is joining the British Insurance Brokers’ Association as head of general insurance.
Biba supports FCA’s multi-lateral approach to signposting service for people with pre-existing medical conditions
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association believes it ‘has a significant role to play’ in the Financial Conduct Authority’s approach to signposting initiative.
Exclusive: Brokers are reluctant to discuss mental health issues in the workplace, research has shown.
More than one in five employees say their employers are stockpiling as a contingency against Brexit-related disruption, with these businesses at risk of being underinsured unless they ensure their cover is brought into line with the value of their…