Exclusive: Hastings Direct retail commercial director Ciaran Astin will be leaving the business, as it re-juggles its senior leadership team structure.
CSR, charity week and clearing gardens
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
Lloyd’s managing agency, Neon Underwriting Limited has appointed Theo Butt and Matthew Washington to the positions of CEO and managing director respectively, subject to Lloyd’s and PRA approval.
Tom Foster started in insurance straight from further education and has already risen to senior reinsurance technician at Ambant.
Climate change means extreme weather events are only going to become more frequent. Maurice Tulloch, CEO international insurance, explains how the insurance industry can lead the way in prevention.
Crawford & Company has appointed Andrew Bart as global president of its Global Technical Services division.
RSA Group has named Neil Strickland as director of its new commercial customer experience following its restructure last month.
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
Hiscox has named Bob Thaker as its UK CEO, succeeding Steve Langan.
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
James Brady, head of cyber at Hiscox UK & Ireland, urges the sector to use heightened awareness of cyber risks into positive action.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has bolstered its complex corporate liability function with the recruitment of six senior adjusters formerly with rival VRS Verclaim.
Former Marsh regional boss Geoff Kirk has joined GRP-backed Marshall Wooldridge as managing director.
In years gone by no one spoke about mental health issues but now, as well as being aware of the issues, employers have moral responsibility to address it according to Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association.
After buying her own boat, Stephanie Horton, managing director of River Canal Rescue realised not everyone has the expertise to fix their vessels so now she comes to the aid of those in trouble on the water
Broker Network CEO Andy Fairchild has stepped down from the business, being replaced by Des O’Connor.
GRP’s chief people officer Craig Pocock explains why it’s important for brokers to plan for the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Andrew Draycott will take on the role of Ed Broking CEO once its acquisition by Besso owner BGC Partners is complete, while the specialty, wholesale and reinsurance broker has also revealed plans to open a Bermuda office.
Charity nominations and mayoral perambulations
Brightside is hiring a chief operating officer now that managing director of insurance David Sweeney has left the Bristol-based broker.
With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals