QBE Insurance Group

Intelligence: 11 September 2001 - 20 years on

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.

QBE’s Emma Higgins on the new way of working

After the insurance industry adapted quickly to operating remotely last year, it now faces the challenge of addressing new ways of working in the future, says Emma Higgins, chief human resources officer at QBE Europe.

Analysis: Tackling the Covid-19 business interruption surge

Insurers have paid out final settlements or interim payments on more than 20,000 business interruption claims related to the Supreme Court's January verdict, with Financial Conduct Authority figures and broker testimony suggesting that payout processing…

Analysis: The Scottish redress Bill's waiver conundrum

Scotland's redress Bill was passed by the Scottish parliament in March and sets out a fresh way for residential care abuse survivors to access compensation. But attempts to involve insurers and encourage organisations to contribute have left it with a…

Insurer results directory 2020

Updated: Post tracks the 2020 insurer results season including gross written premium and combined operating ratio - detailing the impact of UK business interruption, weather, motor, home, non-business interruption Covid-19 claims, as well as mergers and…

My other life: Ben McBean, open water swimmer

After getting to grips with a new hobby in the nearby River Tees during lockdown, Ben McBean, an assistant claims manager in QBE's special investigations unit, completed a marathon swim in the Lake District last summer.

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