Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be the Brexiteers’ main man, but can he also deliver the goods when it comes to caring for the UK’s growing elderly population?
The world has long held a fascination with mythical beasts and the younger generation is picking up the passion with Smallfoot, Abominable and Missing Link the latest in a long line of films to encourage children to believe in the magic of the Yeti or…
The UK motor market had the unwanted title of the biggest riser in the annual global reinsurance renewal season this January, adding another reason for intense scrutiny on insurance pricing in the loss-making sector
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
Research by Willis Towers Watson has revealed that $1.99bn (£1.52bn) of global investment into insurtechs in the final quarter of 2019 propelled the yearly total to a record $6.35bn, a leap of 52% on the previous year.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
The average cost of motor insurance rose to its highest level in the final quarter of 2019, according to research by the Association of British Insurers.
Social media is becoming radically democratised - a macroeconomic trend that the business world is just waking up to, writes George Beattie, director of property and casualty at Willis Towers Watson.
Aon has appointed Helene Madell as chief broking officer for commercial risk solutions, health solutions and affinity in the UK.
Comprehensive car insurance premiums in the UK increased by 4% in the final quarter of 2019, taking the annual uplift to 5%, according to the latest Confused Car Insurance Price Index in association with Willis Towers Watson.
When thinking about what the new decade might hold in store for the profession, it is vital to consider how insurance has evolved over the centuries and the role it played in shaping the world we live in, says Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance…
There was adequate capacity to meet rising demand in the reinsurance sector during the 1 January 2020 renewal period, according to Guy Carpenter, however the results for buyers were mixed depending on a range of factors.
UK motor liability reinsurance rates for some accounts rose by up to 35% in the annual January renewal season, according to Willis Re.
Against a background of the winding down of the Target Operating Model and the publication of the Future of Lloyd’s Blueprint, Post, in conjuction with WNS, invited industry experts to discuss the six suggested proposals to modernise the market. Post…
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
Digitalisation remains the juggernaut that insurers cannot sidestep if they are to remain relevant. However, they risk falling behind more agile rivals if they fail to modernise their back offices: the beating heart of the business which might be in need…
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
British utilities investors have made inquiries about insurance coverage for their assets in the event that they are nationalised under a Labour government following next month’s general election.
Charles Berry, chair of BPL Global, has succeeded Willis Towers Watson CEO Nicolas Aubert as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Reinsurance rates have started to rise after a series of natural disasters in 2017 and 2018, but the increases are not being seen across the board.
David Palmer, a well-known industry figure in the 80s and a past master of the Worshipful Company of Insurers has died. He was 92.
From Bolton to Palace; Gretna to Argyle - when insurance personalities invest time and money in football
As former Sabre CEO Keith Morris backs the Bolton Wanderers FC buyout, Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at other insurance individuals who have been closely involved in football over the last two decades.
To borrow an analogy from Forrest Gump’s mother, writing about insurance can be like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. On the topic of trampolines, an assortment of ‘no comments’ left a rather nasty taste
The Internet of Things continues to offer insurers considerable opportunities in terms of maximising existing data to better understand customers and enter new markets previously considered unprofitable. With this in mind, Post, in association with…