Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK in early February and a little over six weeks later Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the country in effective lockdown after the Covid-19 virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Stephanie Denton,…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.
Direct Line and Esure founder Sir Peter Wood is stepping down as chairman of Esure with immediate effect, with Andy Haste named as his successor.
Julian Enoizi, CEO of Pool Re, discusses coronavirus, the reclassification of Pool Re, tapping the ILS market again and moving to a treaty basis to help increase SME take-up of terrorism cover. He also responds to press speculation about ‘Pandemic Re’…
Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers, has flagged that the trade body does not collect most of the data requested in a series of questions by Treasury Committee chair Mel Stride on the industry’s response to the coronavirus…
Following sunny weekend scenes of revelers and holidaymakers, packed out tubes and stockpiling shoppers, at the start of this week the UK finally entered something vaguely resembling a lockdown.
Leading cyber insurance specialist Chubb has been targeted by hackers who claim to have encrypted files and stolen data.
Harry Curtis spoke to Andrew Yeoman, CEO and co-founder of Concirrus, about the increasing use of big data in insurance and the challenges facing the fleet and marine markets.
The government today announced additional financial measures to help the self-employed, with insurance gig economy platforms We Go Look and Shepper having hit pause on jobs earlier this week.
Treasury Committee chair Mel Stride has asked Association of British Insurers director general, Huw Evans, to address queries on the insurance response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ardonagh Group reported a loss after tax of £74m and an increase in Ebitda to £115.3m for the year ended 31 December 2019, up from £29.7m in 2018.
Gefion Insurance has said it will appeal after the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority rejected its recovery plan and ordered the company to stop writing business.
Analysis: How insurers are helping employees juggle home schooling with work: Joe Wicks excercise videos, support groups and emergency leave
“I’ve just done my first two hours of teaching this morning and I have new found respect for the teaching profession, that’s for sure”. That was one of the responses Post's content director Jonathan Swift received when asked what employers are doing to…
When not working as a property claims handler at Broadspire, Jerry Danjuma is busy training for his next wrestling show.
The Government Equalities Office and the Equality and Human Rights Commission have suspended the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The insurance industry will not look to sanction motorists who do not get MOTs carried out under a six-month government exemption due to coronavirus, the Association of British Insurers has confirmed.
Following insurer Elite entering administration the Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out £5.6m towards claims.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues, Simon Brooks, co-head of Eversheds Sutherland Global Insurance Group argues while much is being said publicly about the availability of cover for Covid-19 related losses, there is such a wide variety of business…
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Insurers and others who had planned to exhibit at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s annual conference have welcomed its cancellation and pledged to return next year.
The AA and Sabre Insurance Group have both delayed the publication of their preliminary financial results after a request from the Financial Conduct Authority to all UK listed companies last week.
Thingco chief technology officer Jonathon Valentine has launched a platform to securely connect elderly people and people in self-isolation to volunteer groups, foodbanks and takeaway services.
The coronavirus pandemic has led risk managers’ association Airmic to press pause on planning for its annual conference, which had been set to take place at Edinburgh’s EICC in June.
The Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association have both welcomed the steps outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority to help identify key workers in financial services.