The world has become increasingly unpredictable over the past 30 years, with political volatility contributing most to uncertainty in recent years, according to research conducted by QBE.
A number of major disasters are all said to have involved flawed decisions, driven by individual perceptions, according to Angela Peacock, CEO of diversity and inclusion training specialists PDT Global.
In this month’s issue Post published the annual top 100 Insurers, a list of the UK's biggest insurers ranked by non-life gross premium written in 2018, in association with AM Best.
Insurers have been forced into the front line of the fight to stop global warming and climate change and they are beginning to feel uncomfortable and exposed. While several major insurers have issued bold commitments to join the fight to halt global…
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…
Q&A: Ajay Mistry, partnership director, Brokerbility and co-chair, Insurance Cultural Awareness Network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on The Insurance…
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
At the Monte Carlo annual rendezvous this week, Lloyd’s chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said the corporation was ready to “hang” perpetrators of bad behaviour after its culture survey revealed some “sobering” results.
While as an industry we hold large volumes of data and information, actually having valuable, reliable, timely data that is informative and can be turned into insight and action is a different thing altogether, particularly in an industry where many of…
QBE has reported a one-off hit of $62m (£51m) as a result of the change in the Ogden rate in its first half results, without which it would have broken even.
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Invoice insurance startup Nimbla has replaced its previous underwriter Munich Re, with QBE.
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
Over the past two years, awareness of how prevalent sexual harassment is in the workplace has reached perhaps unprecedented heights.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Who won what at last night's Post Claims Awards?
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
The insurance sector is one of the mainstays of the UK economy, contributing nearly £30bn and employing more than 300,000 people. Its sheer size and financial strength gives the industry the opportunity to do good for the people who rely on it
A counter fraud intelligence sharing platform, developed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau to help the industry fight the £2bn annual fraud bill, has gone live.
Claims adjuster Tosin Omosebi has recently been made co-chair of QBE’s claims employee opinion forum
The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen