Insurance premium tax went unmentioned in the Spring Budget announcement, with developments including additional apprenticeships funding, a furlough extension and a corporation tax hike from 2023.
Many companies in the construction sector are struggling to obtain professional indemnity insurance cover, with the Grenfell Tower fire and the building safety crisis key drivers of premium hardening and exclusions.
Forthcoming audit reforms that will make directors, rather than boards, personally responsible for the accuracy of company financial statements might not be insurable, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers has warned.
The global pandemic of 2020 saw insurers stepping back from coverage in some areas of the market and led to calls of a Pandemic Re backed by the government. Post asks if the government can and should step into the void as the insurer of last resort
The Worshipful Company of Insurers has called on the industry to donate the money and equipment needed to supply 10,000 computers to schools so that all children can access online learning.
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Briefing: Trust in travel insurance has fallen, could ‘Covid cancellation’ cover mean another hit this year?
With trust in travel insurance falling, Post news editor Jen Frost considers the impact of so-called Covid cancellation cover in 2021.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s coronavirus financial resilience survey has revealed that insurance broker liquidity fell by 30% due to the pandemic, the largest drop measured in any sector.
Aon UK CEO Julie Page reveals her focus as president of the Chartered Insurance Institute and calls on the industry to step up the pace in finding solutions to society’s evolving risks and protection gaps.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Specialists across the insurance industry have voiced their concerns about the potential for a build-up of legionella bacteria in buildings left empty over lockdown.
Aon UK CEO Julie Page has been appointed president of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Recently appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association Mike Keating has set out his vision for the association with growth of insurer partners high on the agenda.
Lindsay Sinclair will retire at the end of March 2021 after more than 12 years as NFU Mutual group CEO with Nick Turner succeeding him in the post, the insurer has confirmed.
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary, content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the late 1980s to the early 2000s
When lockdown happened in March some insurers and brokers were better placed than others to continue operating remotely with little or no impact on service. These firms had already been invested heavily in technology to enable more flexible working and…
The Chartered Insurance Institute will move into the Walkie Talkie in early 2021.
Exclusive: The Chartered Insurance Institute is mulling an exit from its Lombard Street office.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
Movement for Good, artistic auctions and Cupcake Day
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…