Lloyd’s will limit access to its underwriting room when it reopens on 1 September giving underwriters and brokers in different classes of business set days for face-to-face meetings at One Lime Street.
Pre-23 March, my diary for 2020 was already reasonably committed. The usual mix of work and family obligations, interspersed with one or two holiday highlights, not dissimilar, I imagine, to the majority of my friends and colleagues.
Lloyd’s of London has sent out a survey collecting data on ethnic diversity in the market to be used in a forthcoming report, Post can reveal.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Across the business landscape, talk of how to adjust to the ‘next’, or ‘new’, normal has become the only game in town. Laura Drabik, chief evangelist at Guidewire Software, argues while many are tired of these instant clichés, the fact is that we are all…
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
Covid-19 has created an enormous challenge for businesses worldwide and it is only natural to question how resilience, staff support, and customer care is maintained. Bob Ewers, CEO of Axa Partners UK & Ireland, explains the importance of business…
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?
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…
As lockdown eases and society moves towards establishing some kind of new normality, we've seen employers undertaking surveys of employees to better understand their views on coming back to the office. Lesley Allen, partner at law firm Clyde & Co, asks…
The coronavirus pandemic has hit people hard in a manner that the insurance industry can’t compute. Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO of Premfina, looks at what lessons insurers can learn from the crisis.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
Insurance recruiters told Post Covid-19 is being used as an excuse for companies to streamline their businesses.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
The tragic toll of Covid-19 is incalculable. In less than five months, this pandemic has taken away so many loved ones – devastating families, friends and colleagues on a scale that could not have been imagined. Patrick Tiernan, managing director UK…
Spotlight: Lloyd's and the London market: Covid-19 – jump-starting a tech revolution in the London market
Covid-19 has forced the insurance sector to take a long hard look at how it uses technology. Handing over back office functions is allowing firms to tackle what they do best – pricing and underwriting
Ben Busfield, operations manager at the Managing General Agents’ Association, discusses how members reacted to the UK going into lockdown and how they are supporting employees and serving clients as the country eases along the pathway to a new normal.
Lloyd’s is working on non-damage business interruption cover for SMEs as part of recovery efforts to fast-track global economic and societal recovery from the “far-reaching” impacts of Covid-19.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
Face-to-face meetings are a vital part of the loss adjusting service and larger claims can’t be managed without visiting sites so for Nikki Sutton, associate director – head of private clients at Questgates, while others have been in lockdown she has…
It is the year 2030. After a number of false starts the government finally introduced its Whiplash reforms in April 2022 following delays due to the extended impact of Brexit and Covid 19.
This week Insurance Post formally launches the 2020 season of Claims Apprentice in association with Kennedys.
In this month’s column, David Worsfold looks at insurance past, present and future in light of the pandemic and the recent Black Lives Matter protests.
In the 28th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss how employers manage the return to the office, given many staff members might have anxieties about the ‘new normal’ - not least travelling to and…