Sarah Pearson, head of enterprise risk management at Ecclesiastical Insurance, kicks off the day with Special K, helps businesses to carry on and ends the week abseiling down Derby Cathedral to support Rainbows Children’s Hospice.
Jonathan Gray, chief underwriting officer of Pool Re, is careful about cyber security while working on the train and considers how to protect the UK’s publicly accessible locations from terrorist attacks.
Friday Round-Up: Insurance Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Analysis: Frances Stebbing explores how insurers are using generative AI, while recognising the risks and preparing for the incoming regulation for this type of technology.
The Financial Conduct Authority and Information Commissioner’s Office won’t be taking action against Davies Group following last summer’s cyber attack.
Elisha Walia, UK chief of staff and director of UK public affairs at Aon, outlines the chronic risks that businesses need to face up to if they are to thrive in the years ahead.
Insurers must balance digital automation and human judgement if they are to effectively underwrite complex SME risks in the e-trading world, writes Helen Bryant, director of digital trading at Allianz Commercial.
With some businesses still recovering from Covid-19 pandemic, and now facing a new hit in the form of an energy price hike, the number of viable businesses taking out insurance could fall, but energy cap announced by Prime Minister Liz Truss could be a…
Frederick Gentile, director of risk engagement at Willis Towers Watson, shares his checklist for supply chain resilience, and says leaders need to take a more realistic approach to survive.
Some firms believe horizon scanning for bigger issues is a luxury reserved only for the largest and best-resourced companies but as Nick Major, managing director of commercial lines at Aviva, explains it should be the cornerstone for all businesses.
Pippa Morris, senior underwriter for entertainment at Markel International, discusses emerging risks in the film and TV industry, and how brokers and production companies can stay on top.
Richard Hanlon, chief commercial officer for Aon’s Cyber Solutions Europe, Middle East and Africa, says with cyber attacks reaching new levels it is crucial businesses test their resilience with regular attack simulations
Neil Hodgson, managing director of risk management at Gallagher, outlines the important role the insurance sector can play in helping businesses manage supply chain risks.
General insurers are lagging behind reinsurers and investment managers in their preparation for operational resilience rules that come into force in March 2022, according to research by Oric International and Sicsic Advisory.
Howden reveals football's Covid losses; Convex opens new European subsidiary; Volante gets new syndicate approval from Lloyd’s; and Zurich supplants Axa as MGA's £105m capacity
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Claire Combes took up the position of Airmic chair on 1 September. She spoke to Post about what she hopes to achieve in the role, her background in risk management and how organisations' view of risk has shifted in the past 18 months.
Iain Laws, CEO of Towergate Health & Protection, examines how insurers and the health industry have responded to the pandemic with new products and services, the shift in employee expectations and how health risks have gone up business leaders’…
Peter Thompson, CEO of insurance, distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group, addresses the crucial importance of operational resilience in a fast changing landscape for the industry.
Burns & Wilcox terrorism underwriting manager Sarah Joiner outlines why she anticipates terrorism insurance demand will surge post-lockdown.
Chubb and Marsh unveil Covid-19 vaccination solution; insurtech investment hits quarterly high; motor/home premiums fall; and Aviva offers cover to new customers affected by cladding crisis
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Against a backdrop of calls for the government to underwrite more pandemic-related risks, HM Treasury head of domestic and retail insurance policy Miriam Sachak has said risks taken on by the government "must be in the public interest" and complement…
Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer at Allianz Insurance, assesses how the focus on operational resilience has taken old school business continuity planning and added helpful and important extras.
Policymakers have mischaracterised the pandemic business interruption problem leading to a solution stalemate, virtual attendees of an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development event heard.
On the 23 March 2020 as Covid-19 infection rates soared Prime Minster Boris Johnson told us to “stay at home” triggering the first National Lockdown. One year on Post spoke to a host of insurance workers - the insurer boss, the broker boss, the insurer…