Six insurance industry trade associations have written to the Treasury to support an application, submitted by Innovate UK, to channel greater funding into the services sector.
Post gauges insurance reaction to the news that CII boss Sian Fisher will be leaving in March, gathering reflections on her achievements and this year’s disputes along with asking what qualities and experience the next leader will need to meet future…
Motor insurance sees biggest drop for seven years; Apollo gets new investment; Axa sets aside €1.5bn to fight deforestation; Nexus refinances; and Radius acquires Milestone
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Pen Underwriting has bought Manchester Underwriting Management for an undisclosed sum adding 50 staff and over £60m of gross written premium to the Gallagher-owned managing general agent.
Insurance industry trade bodies are working to agree templates for information sharing between firms to enable them to more easily come into line with the Financial Conduct Authority’s enhanced product governance rules.
Managing general agents' relative nimbleness, which served them well during the pandemic, as well as clever use of data are the keys for the sector moving forwards as insurers shift their expectations with the hardening market, says Managing General…
For the first time in a generation a hard market is truly here to stay. As many start to learn what this really means, Post takes a look at the impact on the market and how risk management might make the difference when it comes to coverage.
Technology developments, specifically around the ease of integration via application programming interfaces, has meant the concept of a technology ecosystem is now a reality, suggests Peter Goodman, Aventus CEO.
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.
Fully Comp episode 11: When will we meet again? – The future of insurance networking in 2021 (part two)
Welcome to the last episode of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance, for 2020. Today - for a second day running - we will address the question: When will we meet again?
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
Trilogy Managing General Agents has appointed Peter Staddon as a non-executive director, effective immediately.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Ben Busfield, operations manager at the Managing General Agents’ Association, discusses how members reacted to the UK going into lockdown and how they are supporting employees and serving clients as the country eases along the pathway to a new normal.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
Former Axa and UK General leader Mike Keating has been appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association, taking up the role on 8 September 2020.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…
The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
Peter Staddon will retire as managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association at the end of June this year, after nearly seven years in the role.