Infectious disease is now the second main concern for business executives globally, jumping 28 places from its ranking in 2019 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s interactive map on Regional Risks for Doing…
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
Tim Bailey has been named Zurich UK CEO, moving across from being group chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Briefing: QBE makes the only decision on cutting ties with CEO but where will Pat Regan surface next?
QBE will have had little choice but to part ways with CEO Pat Regan after an external investigation concluded his conduct had been unsatisfactory. But the proof in the inclusion pudding for the industry will be whether he resurfaces. And if so, where…
Pat Regan, QBE group CEO, will leave the business following an investigation into “workplace communications.”
Registration for diversity and inclusion festival Dive In has opened with over 90 virtual events taking place in over 30 countries from the 22 to 24 September.
QBE has predicted it will deliver a $750m (£581.7m) post tax loss when its half year results for 2020 are published next month.
The industry has found itself under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, one area where it should be singing its praises is life sciences. Post investigates how brokers and insurers have supported the quest for…
Pukka-owner Freedom Services Group has teamed up with private equity firm Envest and others to launch Stella Insurance, a digital managing general agent providing female-centric motor insurance in Australia.
The British Red Cross and the British Psychological Society have teamed up to recruit specialist Psychosocial Reserve Volunteers who will support people experiencing trauma or emotional distress during and after major emergencies in the UK.
Perils has pegged insurance and reinsurance industry losses for Australian bushfires at A$1.86bn (£1.03bn)
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty will look to reduce its global headcount by a further 400 as it embarks on a transformation programme.
Ecclesiastical delivered £58m in post-tax profit last year, more than treble the £15.2m achieved in 2018, according to a filing at Companies House.
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.
The global recession triggered by Covid-19 is “like a crash without an airbag” according to Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re.
Pet insurance specialist Bought By Many has secured $98m (£78.4m) in growth equity investment led by FTV Capital, having agreed terms sheets with the US growth equity investment firm and five other potential investors prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
QBE is seeking to raise $825m (£655m) in light of the Covid-19 crisis split across a $750m placement with institutional investors and a $75m share purchase plan for eligible shareholders.
Exclusive: Freedom Services Group has bought insurtech business Homelyfe from Aventus for an undisclosed sum in a deal that closed last week.
Though losses from natural catastrophes fell in 2019, the proportion of losses that were uninsured rose to a three-year high. Post investigates why.
One of the original insurtech poster children, Trov recently pulled its personal lines offering in the UK and quickly followed this up by partnering with Lloyds and Halifax on renters’ insurance. Trov CEO and co-founder Scott Walchek sat down with Jen…
Insurance losses resulting from severe weather conditions from 19-21 January in Australia, are estimated to be A$514m (£269m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia
Aon has appointed Helene Madell as chief broking officer for commercial risk solutions, health solutions and affinity in the UK.
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Australians whose property has been damaged by the ongoing bushfires should beware of “fictitious or unscrupulous tradespeople, repairers or firms offering to assist them with their insurance claim”, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission…