Insurance Covid-Cast episode 11: Loss adjusting during lockdown - and what the sector might look like post-pandemic
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we brought together a group of senior loss adjusters and experts to discuss how their employers have adapted…
Hiscox has announced an equity placing for up to just under a fifth (19.99%) of its issued share capital.
Iprism Underwriting Agency is growing its underwriting and bottom line profits after its restructure last year despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to managing director Ian Lloyd.
Insurers are tightening up high-net-worth policies. Mark Pierce, operations director at Criterion, asks what this means for customers.
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Unsecured creditors of Spectrum Bidco are in line to get a £216,112 payout as the former holding company of Iprism Underwriting Agency moves from administration into creditors’ voluntary liquidation.
James Long assumed the position of managing director at Charles Taylor-owned loss adjuster Criterion in 2018, after 6 years at the company. He spoke to Post about the challenges the high net worth sector is facing, as well as predictions and plans for…
In a world dominated by smart technology, old-fashioned timepieces are bucking the trend with high demand. Alex Wakefield, executive adjuster at McLarens Private Clients, explains that brokers and loss adjusters need to keep aware of market appreciation…
Martin Kelsh, the former production and distribution director of Neon, has joined Lloyd’s broker HW Wood as head of the international non-marine team.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we talk to Lisa Meigh, the director of HR & learning about Covea's win in the Staff Empowerment category.
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
Global Risk Partners has bought London-based private client specialist broker Gauntlet Insurance Services for an undisclosed sum.
Bowmark Capital-backed Iprism Underwriting Agency has completed a group restructuring including a pre-pack administration of its holding company for £329,300, writing off tens of millions of debt.
CFC is exploring the possibility of entering the personal cyber market.
AIG intends to launch a Lloyd’s syndicate that will focus on the high-net-worth market in the US.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Newly appointed managing director for UK & Ireland Steven Wallace discusses expansion plans, consolidation within the market and Brexit
Joining the sector via a call centre Lauren Young has quickly progressed to assistant underwriter at Ensurance.
With Gallagher re-entering the M&A game after a four year hiatus, Michael Rea spoke to Harry Curtis about what makes a good deal, how consolidation is changing, why restrictive covenants need to be upheld and the Ardonagh court case
Don’t blame the rain for the growing number of water-related claims in the UK, blame the plumbing
The issue of unoccupied property is a political hot potato in a climate of Brexit and increased online retail. How are insurers tackling this high risk area?
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Stackhouse Poland has acquired Hampshire-based high net worth private client broker, Symmetry Private Insurance.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.