When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Beazley chief underwriting officer, Neil Maidment, will take up a position on the Lloyd’s board after he retires from Beazley next month.
Beazley will cease to write business on construction and engineering lines.
Barbican’s syndicate will withdraw from property, marine cargo and hull, and professional indemnity insurance.
Hiscox has spent $15m preparing for business after Brexit, the specialist insurer disclosed in its third quarter trading statement.
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
How can insurers help customers facing Brexit uncertainly when they themselves face taking a blind bet on whether the UK will face a hard or soft deal when leaving the European Union? David Worsfold investigates.
The total sum of global underinsurance is $163bn, according to research from Lloyd's.
Asta has appointed Paul Jardine, former UK CEO of XL Catlin, as independent non-executive chairman.
Exclusive: Delegates from the Insurance Association of China will visit the UK on Friday, in the run up to regulatory shifts in the country.
Miller Insurance Services has reached an agreement to acquire marine and specialty broker, Alston Gayler and Co, for an undisclosed amount.
Mutual protection and indemnity club, The Standard Club, will withdraw from underwriting at Lloyd’s in 2019.
Artificial intelligence will have unexpected consequences, which will raise tricky liability questions and will probably change the nature of claims
Only by using Placing Platform Limited can insurers and brokers make electronic placement work better, argues Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe.
The total premium either written or controlled by the London company market has risen to £26.31bn – a 16% increase – according to the International Underwriting Authority's new statistics report.
Cincinnati Financial has reached an agreement to acquire Munich Re subsidiary MSP Underwriting for £102m – a deal that we see them enter the Lloyd’s market for the first time.
The last few months have seen some major executive changes across the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Exclusive: Fewer than a third of the brokers that operate through Lloyd’s are signed up for Placing Platform Limited.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association has welcomed Lloyd’s assurance that it would continue to honour policies in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.
Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Chris Lay enjoyed his time in Canada but Marsh’s new UK and Ireland CEO has no doubt that London is the place to be. “The UK is a priority for Marsh,” he told Cecile Brisson, just before the world’s biggest broker bought off London-based broker Jardine…
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
Coverys is in talks about buying three large books of business in run-off, the company said.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?