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.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Digital transformation is urgently needed to make our industry faster and more efficient, says Ben Walter of Hiscox Global Retail
In anticipation of the new discount rate announcement, expected by 5 August 2019, many insurers have already started to price and reserve at 0%
Exclusive: Insurtech Wrisk has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £750,000 as part of a series A round, as it gears up to begin offering car insurance.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now