Pool Re has appointed Angela Knight as non-executive chair, subject to regulatory approval.
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.
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…
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.
Pool Re has launched an advisory group to develop recommendations for how the insurance sector can work together with the wider private sector and public sector to guard against systemic risks such as climate change and cyberterrorism.
John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, tackled insurance premium tax, broker Financial Services Compensation Scheme levies, cladding, Brexit and more in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s 2021 conference…
The ransomware cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline that led to a shutdown of the 5500-mile-long fuel pipeline in the US should be a “wake up call” for all businesses and the insurance market, according to experts.
Admiral, Aviva and Lloyd’s sign Fintech Pledge; Nextbase Insurance launches with Axa and Ageas; Rightchoice buys Fresh and Zurich in Ping An tie-up
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
A coalition of brokers working with Hiscox was just two weeks away from solving the problem of Covid-19 business interruption claims but the court case cut the legs off the solution, Ardonagh CEO David Ross has claimed.
Governments and businesses must overcome the “fundamental behavioural challenge” of building spare capacity to bolster resilience to events such as a bioterrorist attacks and future pandemics, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown has said.
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK improves the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged people by presenting a coordinated industry approach to grant giving, volunteering and leadership. Wendy Wilder, executive director of the IICF UK,…
Pool Re has appointed Katy Huang as head of digital transformation and added Axa boss Claudio Gienal and National House Building Council chairman Alan Rubenstein to its board.
For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Pool Re boss flags 'market failure' concerns as exclusions mount with no 'Pandemic Re' or 'Resilience Re' solution on the table yet.
Post has compiled a list of the 100 highest profile people working at the top for UK general insurers, Lloyd’s vehicles, international insurers with a UK presence, regulators, trade bodies and markets based on how long they have been in the hot seat.
The global pandemic of 2020 saw insurers stepping back from coverage in some areas of the market and led to calls of a Pandemic Re backed by the government. Post asks if the government can and should step into the void as the insurer of last resort
An open letter asking for the UK government to underwrite a Covid-19 contingency insurance product has been described as “a last throw of the dice” to save the 2021 entertainment and sporting calendar by one of the campaign’s architects.
Usually a lavish affair in the Royal Albert Hall with the insurance A-listers dressed to the nines in their finery and quaffing champagne mid-July, this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government restrictions the British Insurance Awards ceremony…
Brendan Cox, who co-founded Survivors Against Terror following the murder of his wife Jo Cox MP in 2016, recently appeared at the International Forum of Terrorism Risk Insurance Pools conference to discuss the systems through which victims of terror are…
Panellists speaking at an industry forum on Wednesday cautioned that insurance pools set up to provide cover for terrorism risks may not be the best templates on which to build pools that deal with pandemic risk.
Pool Re has published a forward-looking strategy looking at increasing the take up of catastrophe insurance by SMEs in light of current pandemic, ahead of its five-year review.
Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG UK has been elected as president of the Insurance Institute of London for 2020 to 2021.
Work to create a vehicle for dealing with catastrophic and systemic risks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic must take into account the full spectrum of risks capable of causing comparable levels of disruption, prominent industry figures said on…
After relaxing the national lockdown, the government imposed local restrictions to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Post investigates what implications these local lockdowns have for insurance.