The insurance industry’s annual diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In, will be held in September and will combine virtual and physical events, it has been confirmed.
Mike Burns, partner at Weightmans, explains how the blockage of the Suez Canal and subsequent detainment of the Ever Given has reopened the debate over whether cargo delays can rightfully be excluded under maritime insurance policies.
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
The litigants in person guide for the whiplash portal will "hopefully" be published by early April, according to a Ministry of Justice update.
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.
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
Post spoke to loss adjusting and legal professionals to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
Modern methods of construction may be a solution for the UK housing crisis but what risks do insurers face? Michael Smale, senior associate at Kennedys and Chris Butler, partner at the firm explore the risks across all stages of the construction process…
As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This drive is coming from a combination of government policies, consumer demand and also from within the…
The confusion created by the High Court’s decision in the Financial Conduct Authority's business interruption test case, with both parties claiming victory, could act as an enabler for fraudsters, according to experts speaking at Post’s Claims and Fraud…
Spotlight: Climate change: Aviation, carbon neutrality and the potential impact on the insurance market
After 197 countries signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been a call for industries to solidify proposals to tackle climate change. Additionally, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the effects that these industries have had on the…
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland has decided against changing the country's personal injury discount rate until a revised legal framework is in place.
Kelly Huddleston, credit hire team leader for Covéa, has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2020. Post caught up with Kelly and sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar, Suzanne Liversidge about the experience, the process and the challenges
Insurers have welcomed the government’s consultation into the safe use of automated lane keeping systems in vehicles but warned against making the “huge leap” of believing this “clever bit of technology” is the same as an automated car.
Kennedys has launched a virtual work experience programme to replace its usual in-person version and still be able to give would-be lawyers a taste of legal life during Covid-19 disruption.
With the individual and team tasks now completed, it is time for the five remaining candidates to reflect on them as they sit down with Suzanne Liversidge, sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar.
The legal and political landscapes across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland vary considerably and no less so when it comes to the personal injury discount rate. With negative (and different) discount rates and methodologies adopted in both…
With the country in Covid-19 lockdown the five remaining apprentices are given their latest task through the means of video conferencing.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
After a rigorous week interviewing rising insurance stars up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2020 Claims Apprentice.
Claims farmers looking to exploit the new type of claims arising from coronavirus will contribute to an increase in fraud, warn lawyers.