Claire Dawson, partner at specialist employment law firm BDBF, considers how employers are using non-disclosure agreements – and what insurance employees should do if they have been harassed or discriminated against at work.
Post tracks test case related Covid-19 business interruption claims payouts according to Financial Conduct Authority figures.
‘Reporting gap’ warning as less than 1% of intermediaries reported conduct breaches under first year of SMCR rules
Last year just 15 insurance brokers or intermediaries reported conduct rule breaches under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime, a freedom of information request has revealed.
With no post-Brexit equivalence or passporting regime available to UK brokers, they have had to explore other avenues to continue to trade across the European Union. David Worsfold explores the options open to intermediaries and the benefits they can…
Lawyers appointed as Tokio Marine Kiln faces BI group action lawsuit spearheaded by Marco Pierre White business
Tokio Marine Kiln is facing a group action lawsuit from businesses in the hospitality sector, including Marco Pierre White's Black and White Hospitality, that claim their policies provide cover for losses suffered during last spring’s Covid-19 lockdown.
As the anniversary of the first national lockdown where Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” on 23 March 2020 came around Post spoke to host of insurance workers – the home-schooling parent, the mental health expert, the medical…
Compliance consultants have highlighted the dangers for brokers of buying professional indemnity insurance with Covid-19 exclusions, warning that the Financial Conduct Authority can suspend permissions if firms do not get the right cover
The World Economic Forum identified biodiversity loss as one of its top five global risks earlier this year. Airmic deputy CEO and technical director Julia Graham argues that taking action is in businesses' interests as well as the planet's.
Digital Bar Quarterly: Chasing pack strive to overtake Aviva in scramble for digital services, with Admiral and More Than leading the way
In the first of a new quarterly column Altus Consulting insurance director Mark Andrews dissects the data from its Digital Bar to highlight the lack of uptake of data enrichment to enable quick quote for direct customers, with many journeys still…
A coalition of brokers working with Hiscox was just two weeks away from solving the problem of Covid-19 business interruption claims but the court case cut the legs off the solution, Ardonagh CEO David Ross has claimed.
Yvonne Braun, Sian Fisher, Tracy Garrad, Georgina Philippou and Chris Woolard have been appointed to a government taskforce designed to boost socio-economic diversity at senior levels across the UK.
The Financial Conduct Authority is set to grant firms until the end of 2021 to implement some of its pricing practices reforms.
Businesses due Covid payouts with longer indemnity periods must be aware of clawbacks – and why it is a gamble whether they accept a full and final settlement now or let their cover run.
Exclusive: Insurers should not make deductions from business interruption claims because insureds received government support during the pandemic if doing so leaves businesses at “an overall financial disadvantage”, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury…
The Covid-19 crisis has turbo charged the market to make digital changes in months rather than years but there is still more to be done for brokers to stay relevant, says Brendan McCafferty, CEO of Brightside Group.
Covid-19 continues to wreak “profound damage” on the UK economy, according to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, but the country’s insurtech sector is staying strong and remains a much-needed beacon of hope
Price comparison websites remain integral to Esure’s plans to be the UK’s “pre-eminent digital insurer” despite fears their market share could shrink after regulatory intervention, CEO David McMillan told Post.
After a year dominated by the Covid-19 crisis and Brexit, Liiba leader Chris Croft discusses the future of the trade association and London Market with Emmanuel Kenning, his passion for the Americas and how he got into insurance after working on rail…
The only doubt around the bill to pay for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic is just how big it is, considers Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning.
Brokers have called for the insurance industry to kick back against the increase in their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy with the sector’s bill set to more than triple to £146.8m in 2021/22.
The Financial Conduct Authority has recruited four people to its executive leadership team including its first chief data, information and intelligence officer.
Mark Wilson might have not quite managed to turn Aviva into the 320 year old disruptor he had hoped, but Post content director Jonathan Swift reasons he might have more luck scratching that digital itch with his latest venture Abacai, even in a soft…
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association, argues that sweeping headlines in the wake of last month's Supreme Court business interruption test case judgment haven't helped anybody.
Following "data not dates" means there is no need to delay regulatory reforms where there is common ground, experts told the audience at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference yesterday alongside calls for the watchdogs to have a…