Chris Wallace, executive director for European markets at QBE, shares his experience on working on the Insurance United Against Dementia campaign alongside other IUAD board members are lobbying various groups, volunteering and doing self-isolation…
Aviva and QBE face multimillion pound claims from a group of hospitality businesses that were denied cover when they sought to recoup pandemic-related losses.
This month we put the insurance industry under the microscope - looking into how much progress the Lloyd's market has made to bolster diversity and inclusion in the sector, the efforts taken to pay out business interruption claims and the industry's…
Matthew Crane has joined THB Group as CEO and president of the international division of Amwins Group.
As insurers are fond of saying, every claim is an opportunity to show their customers the value of what they get for forking out their premiums.
The Financial Ombudsman Service is prepared to progress a Covid-19 related complaint about business interruption cover as “quickly as possible” to help provide guidance to insurers and the growing number of disgruntled SME policyholders about what is -…
The insurance industry should work with government to avoid legal actions against insurers over rejected coronavirus claims that could decimate its reputation “for a decade,” claims dispute expert Roger Flaxman of Flaxman Partners has said.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode four: How insurance companies are rising up to help communities and keep society open during the Coronavirus crisis
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurance companies are seeking to make a difference within local communities during…
Ecclesiastical, Hiscox, QBE and RSA could all face class actions from businesses that have had claims for losses from coronavirus-related closures rejected as policyholders group together and brokers also come under fire.
Most businesses will not be insured for Covid-19 disruption and in many cases the wording is clear cut. But for others, the devil is in the detail and policy wordings suggest that insurers should cough up vital interim payments sooner rather than later.
NDML Insurance Specialists, an insurance broker that caters to nightclubs, has sought legal advice after around 60 of its clients had claims for coronavirus-related closures rejected by insurer QBE, Post has learned.
UK insurers are coming under increased scrutiny as Covid-19 worsens. And this week that was certainly the case for Hiscox after businesses threatened the insurer with a class action lawsuit for rejecting claims related to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
QBE is seeking to raise $825m (£655m) in light of the Covid-19 crisis split across a $750m placement with institutional investors and a $75m share purchase plan for eligible shareholders.
Jason Harris will take over from Richard Pryce as QBE CEO, international, when the incumbent retires at the end of the year.
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Invoice insurance start-up Nimbla has swooped for Elizabeth Jenkin as its chief commercial officer, joining from RFIB.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Analysis: How insurers are helping employees juggle home schooling with work: Joe Wicks excercise videos, support groups and emergency leave
“I’ve just done my first two hours of teaching this morning and I have new found respect for the teaching profession, that’s for sure”. That was one of the responses Post's content director Jonathan Swift received when asked what employers are doing to…
Analysis: What will the legacy of Covid 19 mean for the future of work as insurance staff migrate from the office to home?
Insurers might be closing their offices in the face of Covid 19, but they are quick to reassure everyone that it is business-as-usual. Jonathan Swift looks at what insurers are doing in the face of unprecedented upheaval and what the legacy might be when…
QBE will shut nine UK offices on Wednesday as it stress tests its remote working contingencies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.