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.
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”.
Applied Systems has a three to five year strategic plan to take “significant market share” in the UK and Ireland and become the market leader in the software sector, according to Europe CEO Andy Fairchild.
RSA’s appeal of the High Court business interruption test case ruling only covers two policies, court documents have revealed, and does not include the Marsh/Jelf resilience (RSA4) wording shared by multiple insurers.
Deputy Judge of the High Court Richard Salter QC has ruled in favour of Allianz in a business interruption and property damage legal dispute decision which he accepted may be “of consequence for other potential claimants” and “something of a footnote” to…
Anita Fernqvist, chief data officer and director of operations at Zurich UK, argues that advances in and adoption of new technology means reskilling for the future is more important than ever and looks at the opportunities and challenges for insurers.
Specialists across the insurance industry have voiced their concerns about the potential for a build-up of legionella bacteria in buildings left empty over lockdown.
Colin O’Farrell, chief underwriting officer of insurance for QBE International, will be retiring from the business at the end of this year with deputy CUO Nick Hankin stepping up as interim CUO on 1 January, the provider has announced.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
The insurance industry needs to work collaboratively to promote the benefit of careers in insurance to boost the range of diverse talent and thinkers in organisations, according to Claire McDonald, UK and Ireland managing director at HDI Global.
Tesco Bank will pay Ageas at least £125m for its 50.1% stake in Tesco Underwriting as it confirmed the deal first revealed by Post last year.
The High Court has put structural defects specialist East West Insurance Company, which purchased a portfolio from Zurich in 2018, into administration and appointed Ernst & Young as administrators.
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Axa XL has unveiled a series of UK and Lloyd’s leadership appointments following the implementation of its latest insurance operating model on 1 October.
UK General Insurance lost £7.9m after tax in the year ended 31 March 2019, reversing a £838,582 profit the year before.
A-Plan Group has struck its first deal since being bought by Hyperion snapping up telematics specialist Ingenie.
Allianz Insurance has promoted Graham Stait to head of claims operations following the departure of Jeremy Trott to Ecclesiastical, Post can reveal.
NHBC, a warranty and insurance provider for new homes in the UK, has become an Education and Skills Funding Agency-approved provider of apprenticeships and launched its first apprenticeship scheme aimed at developing the next generation of house building…
Ardonagh’s CEO of MGA Binders and Facilities Derek Coles spoke to Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning about being subscale in Ardonagh, MGAs' need for differentiation, the Rural buy and future acquisition targets.
Infectious disease is now the second main concern for business executives globally, jumping 28 places from its ranking in 2019 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s interactive map on Regional Risks for Doing…
Covéa Insurance has appointed James Gearey to the newly created position of managing director for personal lines and protection.
Recently appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association Mike Keating has set out his vision for the association with growth of insurer partners high on the agenda.
As trusted advisors providing access to high quality risk management resources brokers can help clients meet the challenges that lie ahead and should be in contact with insurers as early as possible to review cost and cover options, says Aviva’s chief…
Ardonagh is taking “remedial action” having been hit by a cyber incident, the group confirmed just after Gallagher also reported being attacked by hackers.