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…
Insured losses resulting from bushfires ravaging the Australian states of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia are estimated to have reached A$995m (£524m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
Integro has completed the rebrand of its trading names as Tysers, having bought the broker in June 2018.
Insurance losses resulting from months of deadly bushfires in Australia are estimated to be A$431m (£228m), according to the Insurance Council of Australia.
Macquarie Group now holds 5.32% of Watchstone Group, according to a stock exchange filing.
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…
Ardonagh CEO David Ross has asserted the business's commitment to independence and revealed that while the firm’s court case victory over Gallagher did not come as a surprise the episode left him “a little bit heartbroken and incredibly sad”.
Aon is to buy insurtech Coverwallet, in a deal that is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.
A closer look at how board-level considerations of climate change must shift, and the potential consequences if they do not