Sompo International has appointed Richard Brown to lead a new team focusing on property business through retail distribution channels in the UK, Europe and selected international territories including the Middle East and Israel.
For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Wendy Wilder, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation UK head, and Suzanne Scatliffe, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation chair of the board of directors and Axa XL director of corporate social responsibility, spoke to Post about purpose-driven…
For the record: The week in deals featuring Aston Lark, GRP, PIB, Marsh, MS Amlin, Nexus, Partners& and Sedgwick
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week
Karyn Strickland, Covéa Insurance head of HR and reward, gives her take on the value of conversations about racial equality at work.
Direct Line Group has become a carbon neutral company and is targeting a net carbon neutral investment portfolio by 2050, the insurer detailed in a pair of documents released at the end of 2020.
It is not just low-value claims that can benefit from technology – data analytics has an important role to play in major and complex loss, argues Neil Baldwin, McLarens executive director.
There is a 10% risk of a stagflation scenario which would knock more than 2% off insurance premium growth in Europe next year, according to analysis by Swiss Re.
The Financial Conduct Authority has shut down Inspire Insurance Services and ordered the broker to ringfence relevant funds in a string of sweeping instructions.
The Financial Conduct Authority has cautioned brokers and managing general agents not to assume someone is “fit and proper” for roles under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime, with the expectation being that “some” staff will not meet standards.
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.
It is “essential” the industry is clear about what cyber risks it is comfortable in covering and not covering to protect the industry's reputation, the Geneva Association's cyber director has urged.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed mental health to the top of insurer agendas as many employees continue to work from home, HDI Global director of distribution Stephanie Odgen has said.
A Ferma board member has warned insurers not to “destroy” their product after outlining how relationships with underwriters had been strained in recent months amid quickening market hardening.
How are major financial centres in the UK likely to be impacted by Covid-19 and will the remote working phenomenon hit office occupancy for the longer term?
The Association of British Insurers and 32 of its members have signed up to Race at Work Charter, as part of an industry-wide commitment to improve opportunities for Black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues.
When the transaction for HG to invest in Hyperion closes the private equity firm will hold “just over 20%” of the business, CEO David Howden told Post.
The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
Rather than focusing on hindsight and a fatalistic approach to risk, pursuing a more forward-looking, proactive strategy will improve resilience when, not if, the next crisis strikes, writes Hélène Galy, director of the Willis Research Network.
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Future Focus 2030: The future of property podcast - how IoT sensors, automation and granular data will shape the next decade
It is the year 2030. The explosion of internet of things devices has really taken hold impacting both the personal and commercial property markets.
Aviva’s advice on executive pay and corporate governance and responsibility is bang on the money.
Briefing: Pat Gallagher’s anti-racism pledge – Simon Matson, Vyvienne Wade and the elephant in the room
It's a positive step that the industry says it is taking a stand against racism and discrimination, but one pledge, in particular, feels somewhat hollow given recent events.
US loss adjusting group Global Risk Solutions has formally launched in the UK and Ireland with two strategic partnerships - Delta Claims Solutions and Williams Pitt.