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In the 27th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the insurance sector has learnt over the last three months - and how it might shape the employer-employee relationship when offices re-open.
As the NHS faces unrelenting pressure to deliver services to patients, this begs the question whether the UK will be able to sustain its funding over the longer term. And while there has been increased reporting of alleged malpractice cases against…
The 1998 romantic comedy, Sliding Doors, starring Gwyneth Paltrow alternates between between two storylines, depending on whether or not she catches a train. It is essentially a ‘what if’ tale, like much of our lives at the present time, writes Ashwin…
Educating and representing during Covid-19: How insurance trade and training bodies are operating remotely
There has been a lot of focus on how different insurance companies have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, but what about the representative and educational organisations that are part of the lifeblood of the sector? Post content director Jonathan Swift…
The Chartered Insurance Institute has made Helen Phillips its first independent chair as it splits the role of leading the board from that of the president.
Proposed 7.1% increase to insurers' contribution to FCA budget will add to firms' 'financial burden' in difficult times
The Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on changes to its fees and levies which would see annual contributions by general insurers and general insurance brokers increase 7.1% and 3% respectively.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
There have been three occasions when Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute, went to the office and thought “things will never be the same again”.
The Government Equalities Office and the Equality and Human Rights Commission have suspended the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Managing general agents have been called on to apply for the Chartered Insurance Institute's chartered title, which launched yesterday.
After experiencing a fire loss in his family's construction business, Aaron Slattery saw the loss adjusting process and decided to try the industry, this put him on the path to becoming the world's youngest loss adjuster at 22 last year.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be the Brexiteers’ main man, but can he also deliver the goods when it comes to caring for the UK’s growing elderly population?
People buy insurance to transfer risk, not because you are 'technologically cool': Aon claims boss Harrison
Insurers and brokers should not lose sight of the fact that customers buy insurance to transfer risk, and not because a provider has something “technologically cool,” a conference heard.
Big data is not a game played by different rules, delegates at an insurance artificial intelligence ethics conference were today reminded.
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
The Chartered Insurance Institute is ready to be held to account, having rolled out its priorities for refreshing corporate chartered status last year, professional standards director Melissa Collett told Post.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
When thinking about what the new decade might hold in store for the profession, it is vital to consider how insurance has evolved over the centuries and the role it played in shaping the world we live in, says Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance…
The Chartered Insurance Institute has urged regulators to take caution as they adopt an increasingly data-driven approach to policing the financial services sector, warning “digital breadcrumbs” can’t replace human insight.
This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
Though a new decade and the opportunity for new beginnings are now firmly in view, this week proved that 2019 still has some endings to get out of the way first.