Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
IBM’s work contained “extensive” and “material” issues in both design and execution that should not have been present at a late stage of development, a Direct Line Group subsidiary has alleged in an ongoing legal spat over an IT contract.
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Zurich’s analysis of its UK workforce has shown that the future impact of technology could mean 270 jobs go unfilled in the next five years if its team is not reskilled.
Video: Driving change in insurance and rebuilding trust in the market - both during and after the pandemic
Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.
Like all industries, insurance has been impacted profoundly by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Aon and Direct Line Group discussed how insurance firms can seize the initiative on privacy, cyber risk and operational resilience
What operational challenges have insurance companies faced and how can they ensure optimal cyber resilience for future disruptions?
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
Minster Law has reported a £1.1m profit for 2019 as it launches a digital claims portal to 75% of its customers.
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.
There has been a lot of talk about how the March lockdown has acted as a trigger for insurance businesses to review processes throughout their organisation from the perspective of a ‘new normal’ – where customers and employees alike are living and…
Climate and extreme weather-related shocks are increasing in their frequency and severity, endangering businesses and livelihoods in vulnerable markets. However, as these risks have augmented, so has the arsenal to combat them, considers Juan Marcano,…
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.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.
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.
Pet insurance provider Bought by Many will be changing its branding to Many Pets in markets outside of the UK, chief financial officer Luisa Barile told Post.
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.
Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Customer engagement has never been so important in insurance, argues Jasvinder Gakhal, managing director, Direct Line – Business.
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
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.