Leeds-headquartered JM Glendinning is planning to buy 15 businesses over the next five years after its private equity-backed management buyout, group CEO Nick Houghton told Post.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the shipping industry finds itself amid the sharpest decline in trade in 35 years, according to Clarksons Research. The intelligence provider estimates that seaborne trade fell by 10.6% year-on-year in May and…
The insurance industry needs to work collaboratively to promote the benefit of careers in insurance to boost the range of diverse talent and thinkers in organisations, according to Claire McDonald, UK and Ireland managing director at HDI Global.
Ardonagh is taking “remedial action” having been hit by a cyber incident, the group confirmed just after Gallagher also reported being attacked by hackers.
There is now just a fortnight to go before Insurance Post holds its Future of Insurance Work event.
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…
Brokers should see the hard market as an opportunity to prove their value as trusted advisors, says Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting CEO Simon Matson, as he also looks at the changes to office life due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses have put their return to office plans on hold following the latest statement from the government asking people in England to work from home where possible.
Exclusive: The Financial Ombudsman Service told Post it has so far seen a “handful” of business interruption complaints about brokers, as policyholders await the results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court test case.
The brand change from Capsicum Re to Gallagher Re will help the business win the keenly fought “war for talent”, according to CEO Rupert Swallow.
Capsicum Re is to rebrand as Gallagher Re from 1 October in order to align the business with Gallagher’s retail and insurance broking operations.
Gallagher has appointed Michelle Bree, currently chief operating officer at Pen Underwriting, as chief operating officer for its UK retail division, with effect from 1 October.
Businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector have been warned they face “inevitable” employers’ liability claims from employees who contract the coronavirus on the job or are otherwise injured as a result of changes made by businesses post-lockdown.
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.
Capsicum Re’s new chairman Raja Balasuriya is a “force to be reckoned with,” CEO Rupert Swallow told Post as the reinsurance broker unveiled the executive committee team line-up designed to lead the business through its next phase of growth.
Trade credit and the political risks class were among those with the greatest Covid-19 predicted insured losses, ranking behind only hard-hit areas such as business interruption and contingency, in a scenario analysis published by Willis Towers Watson in…
The Financial Conduct Authority has today denied there is any conflict of interest in relation to the law firm engaged on its business interruption test case.
After a tough year, driven by some of the most costly claims in history, 2020 threatens to change the face of the the aviation industry as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe. Post investigates the impact on aviation insurance.
No – it’s not a Harry Potter spell. This week the Financial Conduct Authority said it would whip out the ‘contra proferentem’ argument on behalf of policyholders in its business interruption test case against insurers.
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
The insurance industry has spoken out against racism and social injustice in light of the recent events.
As the coronavirus pandemic hits every aspect of life and business in the country Post investigates what has happened in the broker mergers and acquisitions space and what is likely to come next
For every successful start-up, there are many more failures and insurance is no different. Jonathan Swift reflects on some of those that shone brightly for a short time before being buried in the insurtech graveyard.