The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is scheduled to be held in the city of Glasgow next week. Post investigates how the city has fared through the pandemic and how the insurance sector is supporting it.
Natasha’s Law has opened up a fresh range of risks for food businesses, while Brexit and Covid-19 have impacted product recall in other areas and ways. Post looks at what insurance cover is available for firms and what triggers they respond to
Lee Nicholls, technical product manager at CoreLogic, shines the spotlight on how technology is fostering greater resilience across the supply chain in the face of the current challenges for the construction sector
Rising rates and an influx of business previously written at Lloyd’s mean the London company market’s premium income has never been higher, even as it continues to bleed European premium in the wake of Brexit.
Top 100 UK Insurers 2021: AM Best Commentary: Market able to withstand the impact of operating challenges
Covid-19 had the biggest impact on insurers in 2020. Commercial lines insurers suffered while personal lines insurers broadly benefited according to William Keen-Tomlinson, senior financial analyst in London for AM Best.
Adam Winslow, UK & Ireland GI CEO at Aviva, talks to Stephanie Denton about commercial growth, meeting high standards and getting the triangle right.
Insurance industry trade bodies are working to agree templates for information sharing between firms to enable them to more easily come into line with the Financial Conduct Authority’s enhanced product governance rules.
Experts specialising in education sector insurance have hailed the market’s performance during the pandemic and expressed optimism for more success as students head back to university and further education colleges.
For businesses, finding at the time of a claim that their policy will not pay out can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, underinsurance among SMEs is a growing problem. Valerie Hart looks at how improving intelligent lead pricing through digital technology…
Aviva and LV join Ebay green parts push; Davies buys Asta; Marshmallow becomes latest UK insurtech unicorn; and Covea backs new pet insurance alternative Animor
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
As the summer floods have shown, urgent action is needed to tackle climate change. Insurers have already committed to investment and underwriting targets but can also make a difference on the ground in the way they handle claims Graham Gibson, chief…
Spotlight on open banking and SME: Open banking will play an important part in meeting customers’ needs
Despite slow progress to date there are signs that some in the insurance sector are starting to get a handle on the value of open banking. On the back of a survey, in conjunction with Crif Decision Solutions, Post highlights some of the benefits that…
The impact of Covid-19 saw the European non-life insurance market report a decline in gross written premium and profit after tax. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, Amsterdam, AM Best, analyses the numbers and reports on the movements in the ranking…
The government has named John Edwards, currently New Zealand’s privacy commissioner, as its choice to succeed Elizabeth Denham as the next information commissioner and revealed plans to consult on reforms to the UK’s data regime.
In her first interview since becoming interim CEO of the London Market Group, Caroline Wagstaff explains her route to the role, delivering for government, customers, and future talent as well as how she balances the demands of the market-wide body’s post…
Between geopolitics, a health crisis, climate change and rising costs, it’s clear the construction industry is operating within an uncertain environment at the moment. Could evergreen policies be the answer?
Craig Harris, Criterion loss adjuster, reflects on the unique challenges of loss adjusting in Ireland.
In this exclusive interview recorded as part of the Insurance Post Live Annual Conference 2021 Eric Paire, head of capital advisory, Aon, discussed why insurers might be struggling to create a positive spread above their cost of capital.
In this video recorded as part of the Insurance Post Live Annual Conference 2021 an expert panel discuss what the future UK insurance industry might look like
A second independence referendum raised its head again in the recent elections for the Scottish Parliament, Post investigates what this would mean for the UK insurance sector
UK insurers that have issued 'thousands' of green cards and created portals and communications to allow UK motorists to continue to drive abroad after Brexit have supported the proposals to remove green cards despite the money already spent.
Compliance experts have advised brokers to add time into their recruitment plans for c-suite positions to account for “backlogs” in the Financial Conduct Authority’s approval process as one leading broker hit out at the “ridiculous” delays.
Although environmental, social, and governance issues have been mentioned as far back as 2006 by the United Nations with other sectors seeing it incorporated into their financial evaluations, insurance is only recently picking up the buzzword. Post…
Insurers are grappling with rising escape of water claims costs. One of the most common types of domestic property damage claims, insurers are paying out an estimated 2.5 million every day, according to the Association of British Insurers.