Allianz Insurance chief operating officer Stephanie Smith virtually joined Jen Frost to discuss her engineering and aviation experiences, Allianz’s LV and Legal & General integrations and £5bn ambitions.
On 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 home schooling parent, the mental health…
For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Allianz was hit by £175m of UK Covid-19 business interruption claims in 2020, net of reinsurance, the insurer has said, as LV confirmed 300 redundancies from its Legal & General integration.
Recently appointed unit manager for Questgates’ new public transport claims division Andy Anderson and divisional director of specialist services Glen Donaldson, spoke to Post about plans, challenges in the industry and the Scottish train derailment near…
While market conditions are slowly recovering in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, the volume of new enquiries for commercial policies remain substantially lower than were last year, according to Allianz Insurance.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
Engineer surveyor at Zurich Insurance and amateur 3D printing enthusiast Andrew Coe explains how he has been dedicating his evenings in lockdown to printing personal protective equipment for his wife, an NHS worker as well as his local university.
Allianz UK has reported profit of £138.1m for 2019 supported by investment gains as operating profit fell.
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
McLarens has appointed Mark Simmons to head up UK construction and engineering team, replacing Peter Scott who moves into the new role of construction and engineering technical lead.
Exclusive: Plant theft claims are to hit an all-time year high in 2018, Allianz has predicted.
The mining industry is facing a shrinking pool of project managers but improved project management software, what impact is this having on the industry and its insurers?
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Beazley will cease to write business on construction and engineering lines.
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
After working with the European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts for a number of years, Malcolm Hyde has taken on board the role as president.
Aviation claims costs are rising, fuelled by expensive technology repairs, explains John Bayley, regional director for Europe and Russia at McLarens Aviation.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
Railways are travelling through a changing landscape of severe weather risks and terror perils, but perhaps none so arresting as the cyber threats raised by their new reliance on digital connectivity
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
Allianz's business-focused arm Allianz Global Corporate Solutions has appointed two underwriters within Allianz's Indonesian operation.