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
When the regulator fined Carphone Warehouse £29m this week, the real target was the use of high pressure sales techniques in insurance.
Businesses are operating in unpredictable times and Cecile Fresneau, executive director for UK Insurance at QBE, believes preparing for the what if’s and the absolute worst-case scenario will keep insurance relevant.
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
Direct Line saw operating profit drop, despite reserve releases ahead of an anticipated Ogden rate revision.
Aston Lark's group CEO Peter Blanc explains why it is essential that brokers advise clients on emerging risks that could affect their business and encourage discussions to ensure the right solutions are found
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…
With telematics volumes rising steadily in recent years to pass the one million policy mark, a key question for those looking to accelerate its take-up further is whether the main premise of the product – that it is making the UK’s roads safer – is being…
With the nature of cyber attacks constantly changing Madeleine Shanks, associate partner at Clyde & Co, explains that dialogue between customers and their insurers has never been more important to ensure that cover is proportionate.
Aon's former CEO of analytics, Paul Mang has been tasked with bringing together Guidewire's Analytics and Data Services division. Mang spoke to Post about cyber risk, data, and lifted the lid on Guidewire's $275m purchase, data tool Cyence.
As we all live and work in an increasingly digital world, technology seems to be able to provide solutions for many challenges insurers face. And that is why, more than ever before, insurers need to work on those human relationships with customers,…
A hearing over the future of beleaguered insurer CBL has been postponed again in order for creditors to explore a rescue plan.
Walking for wells, real world cyber attacks and Grandads of the Atlantic
As top-flight salaries spiral ever upwards, Premier League football clubs are increasingly looking to insurance to lessen the blow of paying players unable to play or train through injury.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
RSA is among the partner organisations working on a new government-funded two-year research programme into the application of machine learning and data analytics for risk modelling.
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.
Beazley has created a cyber and executive risks division, which will manage over a quarter of the its premium revenue.
Aon saw revenue increase by 8% in 2018, while its net income dropped by 7%.
Gallagher saw total revenue growth of 10.8% in 2018 across brokerage and risk management, with 5.8% of this coming from organic growth.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has hit out over an extra Financial Services Compensation Scheme bill that firms will have to pay in February.
Post, in association with WNS, held a roundtable with London market leaders, to discuss whether Lloyd’s modernisation is gaining momentum, and what the state of play is for the technology drive
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award