John Titchener, group compliance director for Ecclesiastical, will retire later this year.
The Senior Managers and Certification Regime regulation focused on greater personal responsibility has come into force for senior broker managers, and businesses have a year to train all relevant staff on conduct rules.
Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, keeping safe on the roads, and embracing flexible working
Insurers remain uncertain over how any change to limitation law surrounding child sexual abuse cases could affect claims levels, an inquiry heard.
Defendant and claimant lawyers testifying in front of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse yesterday agreed that the current system is not working for victims and survivors, but warned clarity is needed on the consequences of altering…
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…
Road Safety Week marked the launch of Post’s Driving out Distraction campaign, in which we are urging the industry to pay attention and pull over rather than using hands-free devices while driving.
Ecclesiastical has appointed Richard Coleman as managing director of Ecclesiastical’s UK general insurance business.
After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
The Association of British Insurers and Ecclesiastical are among four organisations granted core participant status in an investigation into accountability and reparations in non-recent child sexual abuse cases.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
The former CEO of Swiss Re UK’s holding company, Tim Carroll will become chair of Ecclesiastical parent company Allchurches Trust at the end of the year.
Three quarters of brokers do not believe that the Insurance Distribution Directive has helped drive trust in the industry, a survey has revealed.
Insurers have welcomed the “thoroughness” of a report published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse and have committed to working with it on its recommendations.
Child abuse inquiry slams ‘hostile, baffling, frustrating and futile’ claims process as it pushes for insurer action
Setting up a register of public liability policies, revising damages and ensuring there is a claims code of practice are among a number of recommendations the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has made in a report published today.
Ecclesiastical UK general insurance managing director John Blundell will retire from the role next year.
We talk a lot about reputation. Earlier this year, Post held its inaugural reputation event, which was attended by key industry stakeholders.
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…
It was around Spring when office chat turned to the trend of insurers bolstering full year accounts through claims reserve releases.
Ecclesiastical claims handlers suggested a child abuse survivor could be “bought off” for a modest sum, according to a cache of emails obtained by Post.
Ecclesiastical was forced to admit the advice it gave to the Church of England related to a child abuse claim could have been handled better.
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.