Oil and gas cover undermining climate efforts, says Insure Our Future as it scores insurers' climate policies
The global insurance industry is undermining efforts to meet climate targets by continuing to insure and invest in oil and gas production, the Insure Our Future campaign has said.
Partners& has recruited Ross Dingwall as managing partner for Scotland from Hiscox UK where he was distribution director, overseeing broker, direct, schemes, partnerships and marketing.
Amazon’s latest insurance foray won’t move mountains or topple dynasties – but bold isn’t always best.
IGI sets up European subsidiary; Ardonagh establishes Irish data hub; Howden launches climate risk arm; Swiss Re backs BP EV trial
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
AIG, Chubb, Travelers and Tokio Marine were among insurers that declined to engage when approached for comment about a recent report highlighting insurer ESG failings.
Insurers are failing to tackle ESG issues, a report by Share Action has warned, though European businesses are at the front of the pack.
The insurance industry’s annual diversity and inclusion festival, Dive In, will be held in September and will combine virtual and physical events, it has been confirmed.
MS Amlin acquires MGA; Ethos buys 13th hub; insurtech recruits Esure CUO ahead of launch; and PIB bolsters Irish footprint
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Data released by the Financial Conduct Authority shows that up to 3 March insurers had paid out £192m towards interim payments and £279m to settle Covid-19 related business interruption claims affected by the regulator’s test case, with Covéa leading the…
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.
Former Towergate and RSA boss Mike Lawton, vice president of business insurance at Travelers Europe, will now also be responsible for specialty business including its Lloyd’s syndicate, the insurer has confirmed.
Third party liability claims arising from August’s Stonehaven train crash in Scotland will fall to either Travelers or QBE, broker letters reveal.
Direct Line Group has agreed to acquire personal lines insurtech firm Brolly in a conditional transaction expected to close during the third quarter of 2020.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold looks at insurance past, present and future in light of the pandemic and the recent Black Lives Matter protests.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
Travelers has committed $5m (£4m) to help families and communities in the UK, Ireland and North America hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
This morning Axa told Post it would not be exhibiting at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association annual conference due to coronavirus concerns.
Road Safety Week marked the launch of Post’s Driving out Distraction campaign, in which we are urging the industry to pay attention and pull over rather than using hands-free devices while driving.
Travelers is among a number of insurers that are exposed to a pending £10m legal claim against Staffordshire Police by a former member of Parliament, who was accused of non-recent child sexual abuse, Post can reveal.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Travelers saw an underwriting loss of $149m in Q3 this year, as its results were hit by a “challenging” tort environment, weather and “unfavourable” reserve development in business insurance.
Q&A: Benjamin Hindson, vice-president for communications, media and technology, Marsh and chair of Next Generation Insurance 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 Next…
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Simply Business will trial a four-day working week for employees at its Northampton call centre from September.