The longer the pandemic goes on the more profound and permanent the changes in the world of work are likely to be. The broking market has responded well, especially since it once prided itself on the importance of face-to-face deals. Post asks what this…
Post investigates whether the insurance industry is welcoming of returners who have had a career gap, assessing the programmes in place to support them and the range of skills, experience, motivation and fresh perspective that they can bring to an…
CNA Financial Corporation has confirmed being hit by a sophisticated cybersecurity attack on Sunday causing network disruption and impacting some of its systems including corporate email.
The British Insurance Awards saw Sedgwick scoop three awards in the categories - Major Loss, Young Achiever and Digital Innovation. Post caught up with the team at Sedgwick to discuss their experiences when it comes to handling claims, what the awards…
With the roll out of Covid-19 vaccines under way, and firms saying they might require them to be mandatory for their staff, Post investigates what impact this could have on insurance
Post in association with Nuxeo hosted a live webinar where an expert panel discussed how AI can improve both accuracy and efficiency during the claims process and has a positive impact on customer experience.
The 2020 results from Aon, Gallagher, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson showed the big four still delivering global organic growth despite the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, though in some cases figures for Europe, the Middle East and Africa units showed…
Many companies in the construction sector are struggling to obtain professional indemnity insurance cover, with the Grenfell Tower fire and the building safety crisis key drivers of premium hardening and exclusions.
When lockdown was announced in March 2020, the scale of the adjustment required for remote working may have warranted insurance businesses pressing pause on recruitment and development. But, with lockdown accelerating the use of technology, it’s been…
Reinsurers sought to “tidy up” contracts during January’s renewal season, sometimes to the detriment of possible rate increases, raising questions for insurers as to how to cover excluded risks.
In 2021, the conversation around climate change has evolved at pace. As a major contributor to carbon emissions the construction industry has a key role to play in driving down carbon emissions – could the use of timber solutions help achieve this?…
Post investigates how the yacht market has reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit, and asks what comes next after years of market hardening and consolidation.
Insurers and brokers have increased paid leave and introduced more flexible working arrangements to employees under additional pressure from lockdown restrictions, with a particular focus on those now juggling work with childcare responsibilities.
Covid-19-related lawsuits are set to drive a 40% increase in litigation over the coming year, with many claims management companies either already dealing with or anticipating a surge in claims.
Simon Behagg will takeover as Gallagher Re CEO in February from co-founder Rupert Swallow, the broker has confirmed.
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Michael Rea, CEO of Gallagher’s UK retail division, has hailed the takeover of Bollington as supercharging the firm’s presence in the North West and adding specialisms to the group.
Insurers and brokers have told Post that the majority of their staff will continue to work from home and that offices will remain open to those few that need to access them, following the start of a third national lockdown in England.
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.