Watchstone has filed a £13.7m claim against KPMG, claiming damages allegedly arising from the accountant’s audit of the company’s 2013 financial statements.
Hannah Gurga will become the next director general of the Association of British Insurers taking up the post in early 2022, the trade body has confirmed.
The Financial Conduct Authority is currently consulting on proposals to encourage young, fast-growing firms to seek a public listing at an earlier stage in their development. Edward Murray investigates if this will give a boost to the insurance sector,…
Motor insurance pricing is set for a period of volatility in the months to come, as insurers remain tight-lipped on whether they are taking a ‘pig’, ‘sheep’, ‘ferret’ or ‘cat’ approach to cope with regulatory changes
When the Solvency II regulation was conceived in 2001, the term Brexit didn’t even exist. Fast forward 20 years and as well as the UK’s exit from the European Union the general insurance market is facing a pandemic no one foresaw and persistently low…
As Huw Evans plans to step down as director general of the Association of British Insurers to join KPMG as a partner at the end of the year, Jonathan Swift looks back at his time at the trade body and assesses how he has helped both modernise it and keep…
Association of British Insurers director general Huw Evans will step down from the trade association at the end of this year to join KPMG.
Insurance has long been thought of as a men’s game, although the sector is making some steps towards greater gender diversity. Post investigates whether – as new kids on the block with no legacy issues – insurtechs are doing a better job here
Women are seriously under-represented within the insurtech sector and more needs to be done to ensure female founders can launch through fair access to funding and that firms do more to boost recruitment, including making senior appointments.
Nearly six million small companies make up the backbone of the UK economy and the last 12 months have seen them adapt in ways that they have never had to before. Rob Flynn, director of UK SME at RSA, asks what insurers can and should be doing to help…
Many parts of life have been on hold for the past year but broker mergers and acquisitions have gone from strength to strength. Post discovers why this sector has been so resilient and asks what the future might bring
Yvonne Braun, Sian Fisher, Tracy Garrad, Georgina Philippou and Chris Woolard have been appointed to a government taskforce designed to boost socio-economic diversity at senior levels across the UK.
The dispute over business interruption cover has undoubtedly been difficult and most people will have only seen one set of headlines about the insurance industry during the pandemic, Allianz UK CEO and Association of British Insurers chair Jon Dye told…
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.
Admiral to pocket £450m for comparison subsidiary despite claiming it had 'no plans' to sell Penguin Portals
Admiral Group has reached an agreement with the owner of Uswitch and Zoopla for the sale of price comparison subsidiary Penguin Portals Group for over £500m.
With the Brexit transition period ending on 31 December, Post asked insurance trade bodies and associations about the biggest challenges and changes for the market.
Ashwin Mistry, Brokerbility executive chairman, considers why the industry is failing to attract starry eyed young professionals to insurance careers.
Andy Masters has been appointed Deloitte UK head of insurance.
How are major financial centres in the UK likely to be impacted by Covid-19 and will the remote working phenomenon hit office occupancy for the longer term?
Watchstone, formerly known as Quindell, has filed a claim against KPMG in the High Court believed to be related to the accountant’s 2013 audit of the business, which previously led to a £4.5m fine for KPMG and a public reprimand from the Financial…
Aviva’s chief operating officer in the UK, Hugh Hessing, has left the insurer, Post can reveal.
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about what they hope to achieve and their assessments of where the risk management profession stands with regard to talent acquisition and diversity
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks