The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Simon Cooter, former Covéa Insurance commercial lines and high net worth director, has been appointed as a strategic advisor to insurtech Quotall.
Putting a dent in dementia, ridding rough sleeping and raising money for the Rainbow Trust.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we talk to Lisa Meigh, the director of HR & learning about Covea's win in the Staff Empowerment category.
Historically people have 'fallen' into insurance rather than seeking it as a career. Adrian Furness, chief operating officer at Covéa Insurance, asks if this is changing.
Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, keeping safe on the roads, and embracing flexible working
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…
Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.
Three Peaks Challenge, cycling to Amsterdam and helping communities
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
The FCA continues to be concerned about the problems faced by vulnerable customers. The regulator is expected to soon unveil a consultation to provide clarity on expectations of firms. Experienced claims handlers will play a key role in helping insurers…
Activist investor CIAM has blasted Scor's strategy as "without significant intrinsic value creation" in a letter to the resinsurer's lead director, following reports in the French media on its collapsed merger talks with Covéa.
To borrow an analogy from Forrest Gump’s mother, writing about insurance can be like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. On the topic of trampolines, an assortment of ‘no comments’ left a rather nasty taste
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
The Internet of Things continues to offer insurers considerable opportunities in terms of maximising existing data to better understand customers and enter new markets previously considered unprofitable. With this in mind, Post, in association with…
British Insurance Awards, Dive In for diversity and funds from filming
Insurers confirmed they have boots on the ground at Whaley Bridge, after 1000 people from areas surrounding a nearby reservoir were evacuated.
In 2018 insurers dealt with 228,000 escape of water claims, at a cost of £617m – an increase from £529m paid out five years ago, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers. With the rising cost of claims, can technology help reduce…
Scor’s property and casualty division has seen growth in H1 2019, while legal action against Covéa and its CEO and chairman Thierry Derez will continue in 2020.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?