Lloyd’s has granted in-principle approval to a syndicate to insure the storage and transportation of a Covid-19 vaccine to emerging economies once one is developed.
PREMIUM: The insurance industry has suffered very large losses from natural disasters over the past two centuries and this still remains a problem today, with 409 natural catastrophe events totaling $232bn in losses in 2019. Post looks at some of the…
Briefing: EC3's 'Plantation Place' – Insurers back renaming as London’s Square Mile faces up to slavery links
When the Black Lives Matters movement blew up in the UK following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota I wondered how long it would take before the insurance sector came under the spotlight.
The effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels and above-average temperatures, have long been apparent, however Swiss Re’s CEO, Tava Madzinga argues the resulting risk landscape is now more dynamic than ever.
Axa Emerging Customers CEO Garance Wattez-Richard has won the first annual Geneva Association Women in Insurance Award for her work to tackle the insurance protection gap in emerging markets and protect underserved populations.
PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we delve into the magazine’s archives and look at the impact war and terrorism had on the insurance industry in the 19th and 20th centuries
Though losses from natural catastrophes fell in 2019, the proportion of losses that were uninsured rose to a three-year high. Post investigates why.
The former Zurich, Axa and Towergate leader discusses her portfolio of NED positions, challenges for insurers in the current market, the partnership opportunities for insurtech businesses as well as rugby and schools.
The human impact of Novel Coronavirus has already been devastating – around 500 deaths so far, and nearly 25,000 people have been infected. Simon Worrell, global medical director at Collinson, explains that businesses can play a significant role in…
Parametric insurance is unlikely to replace conventional indemnity products, but there is a strong likelihood that it will become more widely used, even in personal lines, in the future, a conference heard.
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Lloyd’s Charities Trust has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity Great Britain as part of its ongoing response to emerging risks to communities around the world.
Sedgwick UK deputy CEO Paul White has been promoted to lead the business, following the appointment of current CEO Stewart Steel as head of a combined Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Alison Martin has been appointed Zurich CEO EMEA and bank distribution, following Amanda Blanc stepping down after nine months in the role.
An estimated $8bn (£6.1bn) of damage was caused by floods around the world in March 2019, according to an Aon catastrophe report.
Eric Malterre joins Sedgwick’s international division as chief client officer.
Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
Swiss Re has confirmed it is a co-insurer of both Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines.
Chubb is reportedly the lead insurer for Ethiopian Airlines, the airline which saw a tragic plane crash yesterday in which 157 people died.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…