The London Market was responsible for $110bn (£89.7bn) of premium in 2018 with 8.1% year on year core growth across property, casualty and financial lines, according to the latest research by the London Market Group.
Future events causing non-damage business interruption losses on the scale seen during the coronavirus pandemic could require a pan-European approach in addition to national pools and solutions, the president of the Federation of European Risk Management…
Over the past decade, the UK’s pet insurance market has seen substantial growth with 7.7 million pet insurance customers in the country. But amid so much uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, what reassurances are insurers providing to customers who…
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.
RSA has appointed Ardonagh’s Paul Dilley as UK and international chief underwriting officer replacing Adrian Sweeney who is emigrating to New Zealand.
Former Swiss Re group CEO Stefan Lippe, who led the reinsurer between 2009 and 2012, passed away aged 65 earlier this week following complications after contracting coronavirus.
Exclusive: The majority of UK consumers are not aware that insurers cannot use gender as a factor in pricing for motor insurance or where the ban came from, research commissioned by Post has shown.
Hiscox has outlined its exposures to coronavirus losses as businesses that have had claims for coronavirus-related interruption rejected by the provider have come together, calling themselves the Hiscox Action Group.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
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.
Product quality is essential to business survival, and yet these days, it seems recalls are rarely out of the media. Mistakes happen and processes fail, but it’s often with disastrous consequences to the business and the brand. Andrew Robinson, head of…
A flurry of insurers have pushed pause on dividend payouts following Bank of England and European Union warnings on being prudent in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
Jason Harris will take over from Richard Pryce as QBE CEO, international, when the incumbent retires at the end of the year.
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.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
Insurers should suspend discretionary dividends and shareholder bonus payouts until the impact of the coronavirus pandemic becomes clearer, the European Union insurance regulator has warned.
Investment fund CIAM has renewed its pressure on Scor ahead of the reinsurer’s annual general meeting on 17 April, calling for the firm to publish a succession plan for its CEO position.
This winter, three European insurtechs have signalled their ambitions to expand to the UK market. Post investigates whether they are outliers or likely to be the first cohort of an insurtech invasion.
Over the past few weeks, winter storms Ciara and Dennis swept across Ireland, the UK and Central Europe, bringing with them hurricane-force wind gusts and major flooding writes Simon Welton, Swiss Re’s market head for property and casualty for UK and…
Blog: The effect of Brexit on attitudes towards the NHS - how will this affect medical insurance enquiries?
On the day of the general election last December we witnessed a sharp spike in the number of visitor searches seeking out quotes for private medical insurance, 1072% higher than the forecasted figures for that time of year, writes Ian Sawyer, commercial…
Hiscox Group has reported a slump in pre-tax profits to $53.1m (£41.6m) in 2019 as catastrophe costs of $165m took their toll despite a significant rise in investment income.
The gender ban in insurance pricing was not approached in the right way and shows why ratings factors should be linked to actual risk, Admiral UK insurance CEO Cristina Nestares has argued.
RSA has delivered an underwriting profit of £3m in the UK for 2019, reversing the underwriting loss of £93m the year before.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is now stepping in to protect the majority of policies sold in the UK to individuals and small businesses by CBL Insurance Europe having declared the insurer to be in default.