Diversity and inclusion is “as important as anything else we do, we think it about it every day”, Lloyd’s CEO John Neal has told the audience at the first UK session of this year’s Dive In Festival.
Time is running out for Lloyd’s syndicates that have been unable to profitably remediate their books of business, market executives signalled on Thursday as they reported £1.4bn in profits for the first half of the year.
With this week marking the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, Post looks back to see how the insurance market handled the claims and how terrorism cover has adapted since then.
The prospect of recreational space travel was brought into sharp focus in July as billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos both made trips to the edge of space.
Zurich has recruited Caroline Dunn as chief underwriting officer in the UK joining from Lloyd’s where she was head of market development.
The impact of Covid-19 saw the European non-life insurance market report a decline in gross written premium and profit after tax. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, Amsterdam, AM Best, analyses the numbers and reports on the movements in the ranking…
Lloyd's placing platform PPL is often criticised, but when the underwriting rooms were closed last year it ensured the relative stability of the market. Jakub Wróblewski, London Market practice lead at Sollers Consulting, asks what comes next.
In her first interview since becoming interim CEO of the London Market Group, Caroline Wagstaff explains her route to the role, delivering for government, customers, and future talent as well as how she balances the demands of the market-wide body’s post…
Research by Aviva has shown optimism among brokers about their trading prospects for the second half of the year as the UK reopens from Covid restrictions.
From when the All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services was established in 1991 to the infamous 10 Downing Street summit on Valentine’s Day 2012 insurance and politics often cross paths. Post investigates the impact insurance has…
Questgates continues acquisition spree; Dual to buy Align Financial; Right Choice bags Moorhouse; Admiral, Ageas, Allianz, Aviva and Zurich report UK results
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Exclusive: Insurers, brokers and other firms within the industry have made 315 data breach reports over two years, with many of the best known businesses in UK insurance among those to notify and cyber a growing concern.
With great power comes great responsibility and for insurers this is never going to be truer than when dealing with artificial intelligence. Post looks into how insurers are using AI ethically.
The UK government has struck a deal with Lloyd’s insurers to ensure live events will be able to purchase cover for cancellation due to government Covid restrictions from next month.
One person has been arrested after throwing green paint at Lloyd’s Kent offices, with Insurance Rebellion claiming responsibility.
Lloyd’s of London, which on Wednesday was targeted by climate activists wielding green paint, has published a roadmap detailing steps to push industries towards net-zero.
Clare Lebecq stepped down from her role as London Market Group CEO at the end of April to become group chief operating officer at Specialist Risk Group. Stephanie Denton spoke to her about why the role attracted her and how she still plans to be vocal on…
Mark Sedwill, Baron Sedwill of Sherborne, formerly the UK’s top civil servant, has been appointed to the Lloyd’s Council as senior independent director and deputy chair.
In this exclusive interview recorded as part of the Insurance Post Live Annual Conference an expert panel described the D&I challenge in insurance.
In this exclusive interview recorded as part of the Insurance Post Live Annual Conference 2021 Eric Paire, head of capital advisory, Aon, discussed why insurers might be struggling to create a positive spread above their cost of capital.
The VW Group is looking to claw back €270m from its insurers in directors' and officers' claims but Guy Robson, partner at group action law firm Keller Lenkner UK, asks what this might mean for D&O insurance for vehicle manufacturers in the future?
Lloyd’s has recruited Eleanor Bucks from Legal & General for the newly created role of chief investment officer.
Although environmental, social, and governance issues have been mentioned as far back as 2006 by the United Nations with other sectors seeing it incorporated into their financial evaluations, insurance is only recently picking up the buzzword. Post…
Aviva achieved the best environmental, social and governance sentiment in the first quarter of 2021, according to a new benchmark from business intelligence firm Alva.