Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
One year after Post’s first nationwide cyber insurance survey, Michèle Bacchus revisits the policies, claims and statistics to give you the low-down on what to expect now and in the future of this fast-moving sector
Our cover interview for April features Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich which was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers' chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year.
A challenge to the market to prove that off the shelf cyber policies are not 'flawed' has itself drawn criticism from market.
Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
The number of claims for social engineering scams such as funds transfer fraud rose globally in 2018, according to claims data released by CFC Underwriting.
With Brexit looming, manufacturers are facing the logistics of getting products to countries in the European Economic area and back. Natasha Catchpole, practice leader for crisis management and product recall at CFC Underwriting, explains how brokers can…
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
Cyber has come a long way in the past 70 years, yet its meaning has essentially remained the same: it still encompasses the notions of control and communication. Post, in association with Cyberscout, surveyed the insurance market and consumers to find…
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
Hiscox has brought together its cyber expertise to form a ‘virtual business unit’.
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
The shortlist for this year’s prestigious Underwriting Service Awards has been announced.
Faced with events that cascade from one risk class to others, insurers need to review their underwriting strategies.
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet
CFC Underwriting has launched a dark web monitoring tool for its cyber insurance policyholders.
The valuation of intermediaries is once again in the spotlight after a number of recent high-profile deals, where firms have changed hands for what appear to be very high multiples. Lloyds Bank's managing director and global head of insurance Bill Cooper…
Recent events such as the Wanna Cry ransomware attack and British Airways’ computer outage have helped to drive sales of cyber insurance, but there are concerns that a significant part of the risk is being overlooked
Businesses are being warned that they could face greater financial fall-out if they become victim to a cyber or ransomware attacks, following the Petya attack on Tuesday.