The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
Seventeen Group, which includes brokers James Hallam and MGA Touchstone Underwriting, saw its pre-tax profits dip by 36% to £812,716 in 2018.
Today’s terror attacks come in many forms – from homemade bombs to suicide bombers, knife and acid attacks to vehicles ramming pedestrians. Chris Parker, head of Beazley’s terrorism, political violence and kidnap & ransom underwriting team argues all are…
Saga has warned of lower margins in insurance even as it saw a surge in its fixed price policy product, which was launched in the wake of backlash against industry dual pricing practices.
Brightside will further invest to grow its managing general agent Kitsune this year, as the number of wholesale brokers with agencies reached 13.
After jobs at a bank, an auction house and a caterer, Thomas Hardinge had his eyes opened to the insurance industry during a work experience placement at the London Market Group in 2016.
Injuries cost the Premier League clubs £221m in the 2018-2019 season, 3% more than in the previous season.
The Whaley Bridge incident has once again thrown the spotlight on insurers, their disaster plans and capacity issues. Alex Dalyac, founder and CEO, Tractable comments that while feet on the ground will never be totally replaced, the industry could be…
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
Aviva was crowned the Best of the Best Insurer after the 2000 people in attendance at the Royal Albert Hall casted their votes as part of an interactive poll on the night.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has helped compensate tens of thousands of policyholders following the collapse of five unrated insurers over the past three years. Chief operating officer Jimmy Barber talks to Post on efforts to recover cash…
The closing statements in the ongoing legal dispute between Gallagher and Ardonagh continued yesterday (9 May) at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
Festivals are growing in size, number and scope. They are rapidly becoming a more immersive experience, rather than solely about music. With these changes come wide-ranging additional requirements for cover and a need for the insurance sector to innovate
After 30 interviews involving rising insurance stars from up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2019 Claims Apprentice.
On International Women's Day Amanda Blanc, CEO of EMEA for Zurich Insurance, says businesses must take diversity seriously.
Aviva's share price nudged up a few pennies on Monday as it announced Maurice Tulloch as its new group CEO. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why - despite his initial cynicism - the British-Canadian boss might have the attributes to…
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. But SMEs need to evolve as newer risks such as cyber attacks and data protection – along with the raft of uncertainties around Brexit…
I usually love the month of January. My birthday falls in this month as well as several other family birthdays and, while others are facing a dry January, I usually manage to have a good celebration.
In this instalment, Holly Tester, marketing executive at Buzz, joins the firm the week of the Buzzvault launch, and explains how the launch process works.
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
Exclusive: Aviva is planning on transferring 1.39 million policies it currently writes in the UK and Europe to its Ireland business.
Shareholders in JLT have voted 99.9% in favour of the acquisition by Marsh.
The BBC has defended hosting controversial insurance boss Arron Banks on the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday, following complaints and social media outcry.
Marine delay insurer, The Strike Club, has announced plans to merge with fellow mutual marine insurer The Standard Club group.