As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe has launched a digital contents insurance product in the UK.
BHIB has rolled out Create Insurance an online offering targeting freelancers in the creative industries, from photographers to script writers.
When thinking about what the new decade might hold in store for the profession, it is vital to consider how insurance has evolved over the centuries and the role it played in shaping the world we live in, says Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance…
What You Do Is Who You Are is the latest business blockbuster hitting bookshelves in time for Christmas. Perhaps the Chartered Insurance Institute should consider making a bulk order says Bob Thaker, Hiscox UK’s CEO, as a way to remind everyone that long…
A consortium of 18 Lloyd’s syndicates has announced a $25m-capacity-per-risk space insurance product that seeks to capitalise on a predicted tripling of the size of global space market by 2040.
The Ministry of Justice faced criticism on secrecy around the development of the small claims portal at Post’s Insurance Claims and Fraud Summit in London yesterday.
Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.
Reserving has been reiterated as a key area of focus for the Prudential Regulation Authority, as the regulator suggested it could use its “formal powers” if insurance firms fail to meet standards.
Hiscox has reserved $165m to cover claims from Hurricane Dorian and Typhoons Faxai and Hagibis, while reporting it expects to see fees and profit commissions dip $25m this year.
A High Court judge has ruled that insurers do not need to cover the cost of an alleged pirate attack on an oil tanker because the ship’s owner was responsible for the incident.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
It’s been a topsy-turvy month in Parliament and this week a bill was passed by MPs aiming to block a no-deal exit from the European Union. But as the UK continues to face uncertainties over Brexit, across the pond this month we saw scenes of destruction…
Hiscox appointed Joanne Musselle as group chief underwriting officer, as Richard Watson steps down.
The Governor of the Bank of England has described climate as a “big, big issue” for general insurers and reinsurers.
Hiscox has reported a profit before tax of $168m for the first quarter of 2019, up from a profit of $162.7m on the same period last year, despite a higher volume of claims.
Hiscox has developed a product designed to protect shipping targeted by nation states amid warnings that escalating tensions between Iran and the UK and its allies could lead to higher insurance premiums.
Over the past two years, awareness of how prevalent sexual harassment is in the workplace has reached perhaps unprecedented heights.
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
Our neighbours in France may have hit their highest ever recorded temperature this week as the heatwave that struck Europe saw schools closed, but Post revealed motorists holidaying there will not be able to claim compensation if they are struck by an…
Hiscox chief underwriting officer Richard Watson will retire from the role at the end of the year.
Lloyd’s of London has established two advisory committees featuring prominent industry figures to support its ongoing modernising strategy.