Aviva has appointed George Culmer as chairman to replace Sir Adrian Montague on 27 May after its annual general meeting.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 14: Newsmaker special with Crawford & Company group chief executive Rohit Verma
In this Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the latest in a series of newsmaker specials focused on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
Zurich has predicted a $750m (£614m) property and casualty hit over the course of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Engineer surveyor at Zurich Insurance and amateur 3D printing enthusiast Andrew Coe explains how he has been dedicating his evenings in lockdown to printing personal protective equipment for his wife, an NHS worker as well as his local university.
Zurich has appointed Ralph Brand and Chris Waterman to newly created jobs, as the insurer further simplifies its underwriting function.
Business interruption, the British Insurance Awards shortlist and Q1 results kept us busy this week, but it was a move by biggest-broker-in-waiting Aon that grabbed the most attention.
For this episode, Insurance Post director of content Jonathan Swift discusses data as the lifeblood of the insurance industry with Jeff Ward, founder of the Jeff Ward Consultancy, Annarita Roscino, head of predictive analytics at Zurich Insurance, and…
Industry 'did not do enough' to prepare society for pandemic, must not fail on climate: Unfriend Coal
Having previously identified both pandemic risk and climate change as the world's "greatest threat," the insurance industry must champion a green and fair recovery from the Covid-19 crisis to help avert another emergency, NGOs have urged.
Axa, China Taiping, RSA, Touchstone and Zurich have been named as potential group action targets by a hospitality business interruption action group.
As many businesses hit one month out of their offices and workplaces insurers have been praised for their response to unoccupied premises clauses in buildings insurance.
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…
Whiplash reforms, including the implementation of the claims portal, have been pushed back to April 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.
Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
Falling motor claims frequencies may mean insurers reconsider what they’re charging policyholders, though their ability to act proactively could be stymied by uncertainty over the length of the Covid-19 emergency, an event heard.
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…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.
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…
What a week. The coronavirus may be an invisible threat, but its fallout – both within and beyond the insurance industry – is hard to miss.
Travel insurers that have pulled their products off the market due to the coronavirus pandemic will continue to offer renewals to existing customers.
Zurich UK has paused the sale of direct travel insurance to new customers joining a long list of providers reacting to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Post can reveal.
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…