Insurers have received thousands of claims as Storm Arwen brought 98 miles per hour winds causing power cuts and travel disruption across the UK.
Patrick Watt, commercial director at Bupa Global, shares his insight on how the pandemic has prompted a renewed focus on both physical and mental health for employees.
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is scheduled to be held in the city of Glasgow next week. Post investigates how the city has fared through the pandemic and how the insurance sector is supporting it.
The Association of British Insurers has this month published a code of conduct for insurers handling child sexual abuse claims, following criticism of tactics by an inquiry.
Partners& has recruited Ross Dingwall as managing partner for Scotland from Hiscox UK where he was distribution director, overseeing broker, direct, schemes, partnerships and marketing.
'Freedom Day' may be approaching but a return to normality could remain a risky business for employers, writes BLM occupational disease team partner Simon Morrow.
A second independence referendum raised its head again in the recent elections for the Scottish Parliament, Post investigates what this would mean for the UK insurance sector
Insurers are expecting claims volumes to rise in Scotland as Qualified One Way Costs Shifting goes live.
Forum of Insurance Lawyers Scotland chair Bruce Goodbrand and Northern Ireland chair Kevin Shevlin spoke to Post about how different arms of Foil work together to address the issues the industry is facing and also learn from one another.
Scotland's redress Bill was passed by the Scottish parliament in March and sets out a fresh way for residential care abuse survivors to access compensation. But attempts to involve insurers and encourage organisations to contribute have left it with a…
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Third party liability claims arising from August’s Stonehaven train crash in Scotland will fall to either Travelers or QBE, broker letters reveal.
The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland has decided against changing the country's personal injury discount rate until a revised legal framework is in place.
Local lockdowns raise new questions about business interruption claims, particularly for the sector most affected by the latest measures: the hospitality industry. Forum of Insurance Lawyers members Laura McMillan, insurance and risk partner at Brodies,…
The Met Office has issued further wind and rain warnings for today as storm Francis hits the UK, while the impact of Scottish floods continues to be felt.
Loss adjusters are reporting spike in flood and storm related claims across Scotland, North West England and Wales, as the Met Office extends weather warnings across the UK until the end of Tuesday.
The legal and political landscapes across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland vary considerably and no less so when it comes to the personal injury discount rate. With negative (and different) discount rates and methodologies adopted in both…
US loss adjusting group Global Risk Solutions has formally launched in the UK and Ireland with two strategic partnerships - Delta Claims Solutions and Williams Pitt.
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
From November last year to January 2020 Post gave insurance employees the chance to nominate and rate their employers on topics ranging from management to diversity and work/life balance along with whether they would recommend the company to a friend.
Just over two years since the takeover of Henderson by Aon its leaders met with Emmanuel Kenning to discuss how the deal came about, why now is the right time to rebrand after the heavy lifting of the integration has been completed and what comes next…
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
Global Risk Partners will continue with its focus on regional broker acquisitions, buying niche managing general agents and developing its wholesale business, incoming group CEO Mike Bruce told Post as New York-headquartered PE firm Searchlight Capital…