Louise Marling, formerly Hiscox UK interim change director, has been appointed as the insurer’s chief operating officer.
With an April 2021 launch date still on the table for the small claims portal, the government has been urged to do it right rather than “rushing” it.
Third party liability claims arising from August’s Stonehaven train crash in Scotland will fall to either Travelers or QBE, broker letters reveal.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s Dear CEO letter at the start of September revisited its concerns about insurance intermediaries being at risk of financial failure during the Covid-19 crisis and the need to plan for orderly wind-downs.
Apollo ruled out further dealings on Adani projects as climate campaigners hit Lloyd’s insurer CEOs with calendar invites and targeted companies on social media.
Credit Hire Organisation chair Kirsty McKno will step down in November, with a strategic board set to take over.
Spotlight: Climate change: Aviation, carbon neutrality and the potential impact on the insurance market
After 197 countries signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been a call for industries to solidify proposals to tackle climate change. Additionally, the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the effects that these industries have had on the…
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…
Minster Law has reported a £1.1m profit for 2019 as it launches a digital claims portal to 75% of its customers.
Possible changes to the prudential regulations governing UK insurers could be limited by a desire not to stray too far from the EU’s Solvency II regime, a partner at Mazars has told Post.
Peter Zaffino, AIG president and global chief operating officer, will succeed Brian Duperrault as AIG CEO in March 2021.
Climate campaigners from across the globe will join a digital protest calling on Lloyd’s to “act on the climate crisis, not act as the last refuge for climate wreckers like Adani to secure insurance”, with thousands of participants expected.
Welcome to the fifth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Tom Downey, CEO of Pen Underwriting, sets out why data quality is the key battleground of today that no-one in the insurance industry can afford to lose.
Lloyd’s diversity survey found that 71% of black employees say they have faced barriers to recruitment and 80% believe they experience barriers to promotion once in the role.
The Financial Conduct Authority has publicly censured Aviva for a 2018 announcement that the regulator found “had the potential to mislead the market”.
Broker Lockton has denied acting fraudulently regarding a property developer’s claim, as fresh legal action was brought against insurer Axa.
Insurers are facing criticism from residents of high rise buildings over insurance costs, waking watch requirements and taking an overly "binary" approach, while professional indemnity insurance access is driving a fire risk assessor crisis.
Webinar: The Covid-19 claims kick start: Reinventing the insurance ‘moment of truth’ for a post-pandemic world
In a live webinar session taking place on 10 November an expert panel will discuss how claims departments are – and should be - reinvented to keep in step with their customers’ changing expectations of what good looks like.
Commerical insurance focused insurtech Cytora has moved to a remote-first set-up for employees including a £2000 annual budget for each member of staff to spend on travel within the UK and around the world.
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.
QBE has appointed Richard Pryce as interim group CEO as it continues the process of finding a replacement for Pat Regan who left abruptly at the start of September after an investigation into “workplace communications”.
After an Excel error was blamed for 16,000 coronavirus cases being missed by the Track and Trace scheme, Covernet business development director Jim Campbell considers how insurers, brokers and managing general agents can avoid their own ‘Excel hell’.
New technology is bringing unintended cyber losses to non-cyber policies, which typically have not been priced and rated separately, writes Francis Kean, partner at McGill & Partners.