Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris OBE added his name to the roll call of Achievement Award winners in 2020. Jonathan Swift caught up with his colleagues and listened to what he had to say as he picked up the prize, as well reflecting on the other…
Welcome to episode seven of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White reflects on the reputational tightrope the insurance sector has found itself atop and the need to assuage consumers' mistrust.
A flood insurance review led by Aviva CEO Amanda Blanc has found that a significant proportion of households eligible for Flood Re supported policies are not offered flood cover.
Insurers will come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their pro-active engagement with the need for effective action to tackle global warming. Fine words, grand gestures and clever marketing will not be enough. Meaningful, effective action will be…
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.
British-based corporations are already finding it harder to access insurance coverage because of the effects of climate change, Marsh & McLennan’s director of climate resilience told risk managers on Tuesday.
Infectious disease is now the second main concern for business executives globally, jumping 28 places from its ranking in 2019 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum’s interactive map on Regional Risks for Doing…
Welcome to the first episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary, content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the late 1980s to the early 2000s
Change can be a daunting prospect. In these uncertain times especially so. Our natural instinct can be to resist. But change is often necessary; it can make us stronger, more resilient and more effective, writes Flood Re CEO Andy Bord.
While pandemics have been predicted for some time it’s fair to say not many people had foreseen an almost global lockdown, a workforce at home and a virus that affects every walk of life.
It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
The Met Office has issued further wind and rain warnings for today as storm Francis hits the UK, while the impact of Scottish floods continues to be felt.
In June, Craig Thornton, general insurance and protection director at Lloyds Banking Group, was announced as the chair of the Association of British Insurers’ General Insurance Council, replacing Andy Watson as he stood down as CEO of Ageas UK.
Loss adjusters are reporting spike in flood and storm related claims across Scotland, North West England and Wales, as the Met Office extends weather warnings across the UK until the end of Tuesday.
Insurtech Previsico has appointed former Lloyd’s Lab programme manager Lucy Coutts as a business development manager to support its expansion plans across the UK, US and beyond.
Loss adjusters are on standby following flooding in parts of Wales yesterday, as the Met Office warned of storms across the United Kingdom.
After the floods last November, I visited Doncaster to see how the town was coping with the aftermath of the floods. While I was impressed by the swift recovery efforts of insurers, the local council and government agencies, I was also struck by just how…
A hard market is traditionally where specialist insurers and forward-thinking capacity providers thrive. As such Floodflash co-founder Ian Bartholomew is confident new resilient insurance businesses will emerge from the post-pandemic economic downturn
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.