Briefing: Could Black Lives Matter's landmark purge trigger a brand rethink for some well-known insurers?
As Black Lives Matter activists target statues and landmarks baring the names of historical figures they argue held questionable views, Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift asks whether this could have ramifications for some of the UK's most…
Aviva’s advice on executive pay and corporate governance and responsibility is bang on the money.
The insurance industry has spoken out against racism and social injustice in light of the recent events.
Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
PREMIUM: The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to…
BGL Group founder Douw Steyn, former Saga bosses Sir Roger and Peter De Haan and Admiral founder Henry Engelhardt are among 16 industry figures to make the latest Sunday Times Rich List.
Danuta Gray, non-executive director and chair of Direct Line Group’s remuneration committee, will succeed Mike Biggs as chair of DLG on 4 August 2020.
Being a non-executive director of an insurance business is never boring but it’s fair to say that navigating the way through the current Covid-19 crisis is a completely new challenge and there are critical lessons that can be learnt from past crisis…
This month we put the insurance industry under the microscope - looking into how much progress the Lloyd's market has made to bolster diversity and inclusion in the sector, the efforts taken to pay out business interruption claims and the industry's…
Motor claims notifications fell 70% at insurer Direct Line Group in April compared to the same month in 2019, as drivers stayed indoors due to lockdown measures.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James has said 99.5% of its business interruption customers have standard policies and the insurer believes the wording is “robust” enough that it will not be liable for coronavirus-related pay outs on these.
Admiral confirmed it will recommend a final dividend for the year to shareholders, as it suspended a special dividend.
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards has tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the government to instruct insurers to put their dividends towards settling insurance claims resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hastings Group has confirmed it will propose a final dividend of 5.5p per share at its AGM on 21 May despite calls from regulators for the industry to suspend payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.
A flurry of insurers have pushed pause on dividend payouts following Bank of England and European Union warnings on being prudent in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
As homeworking becomes the norm and the government advises travel for only essential reasons, motor insurers have advised careful consideration of mid-term adjustments for cost-cutting to ensure adequate cover remains, but a consumer group has warned…
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.
Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on 8 and 16 February respectively, contributing to what was the wettest February since 1862. Post looks at the impact of the storms
Travel insurers that have pulled their products off the market due to the coronavirus pandemic will continue to offer renewals to existing customers.
Direct Line suspends share buyback as it reports 500% increase in travel claims relating to Covid-19
Direct Line Insurance Group has today suspended its share buyback programme as a result of the volatile conditions arising from the Covid 19 pandemic.