Although non-life insurers in Asia performed modestly in 2019, the past nine months has been bumpy for the industry. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, discusses the region’s performance over the past year
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. In the latest instalment David Worsfold looks at transformation of Lloyd’s and the London market in the post Covid-19 era
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…
Insurers must stop 'protecting' the coal industry and start protecting society claimed a climate change group as it urged the sector to drop all fossil fuels.
For the 31st episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we returned once more to the Insurtech 100 compiled by Sonr Global to spotlight the number two ranked start-up We Sure.
Direct Insurance Group has offered all staff the choice and flexibility of working from home, in the office or a mixture of the two on a permanent basis, Post can reveal.
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.
Partnering with insurtechs enables companies to accelerate their agendas, the top strategic challenge the insurance market is facing today. As companies adapt to the necessity of digital first, corporate start-up partnerships provide the opportunity for…
As countries pull the lockdown lever in response to Covid-19 Tom Helm, head of Claims Consulting at Willis Towers Watson, and David Shepherd regional managing director at Solera ask: what do early global repair industry statistics show, what might we…
Chaucer has appointed Paul Jardine as non-executive chairman succeeding Chris Stooke who will retire from the board later this year.
Malcolm Henké, head of Horwich Farrelly’s large and catastrophic injury group, provides a perspective on the potential challenges and opportunities that come with Covid-19 when looking at large and complex injury litigation.
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Axa has appointed Roland Moquet as chief financial officer in the UK and Ireland replacing Amelie Breitburd who is leaving the company.
Lloyd’s has taken the decision to stay open including its underwriting room with a small office-based team keeping the London building open and critical services running.
On Friday Lloyd’s will close its underwriting room at 1 Lime Street as it tests its alternative trading protocols.
Analysis: The expansion of the global space market: What opportunities does this present to insurers?
It is 55 years since underwriters at Lloyd’s penned the first space insurance policy, covering the Intelsat I ‘Early Bird’ satellite. Today there are more than 2000 active satellites orbiting the planet and the accelerating commercialisation of space is…
Organisers and event insurers face uncertainty over what cancellations stemming from the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak will cost them, as wordings are pored over and new policies have cover for the virus stripped out.
Travel insurers are keeping a close eye Foreign Office travel advice and have taken differing positions on whether travelling to China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak would invalidate policyholders' coverage.
Businesses seeking to use insurance to recoup costs incurred by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak are likely to find their cover wanting, due to a raft of exclusions, stringent notification criteria and sublimits.
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…
Research by Willis Towers Watson has revealed that $1.99bn (£1.52bn) of global investment into insurtechs in the final quarter of 2019 propelled the yearly total to a record $6.35bn, a leap of 52% on the previous year.