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.
Covéa Insurance’s commercial lines and high net worth director, Simon Cooter will step down next year.
Musical instruments require insurance cover that's in tune with their tumultuous lives.
Ecclesiastical saw strong premium growth in the first half of 2018 but pre-tax profit took a 54% nose dive.
Chubb today has appointed Annmarie Camp to head up its European high-net-worth personal risk services division.
Exclusive: A former Zurich Private Clients executive has launched Provenance Insurance Brokers, a start-up high net worth and commercial broker.
Zurich has completed its acquisition of Oak Underwriting from RSA.
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Ahead of the Biba conference, Adrian Ewington, underwriting and markets director at Home & Legacy, explains why brokers remain relevant, especially in the high-net-worth market.
Jonathan Swift looks at whether RSA selling Oak Underwriting to Zurich is going to trigger a bolt-on bonanza - and if it really equates to Manchester United selling Carlos Tevez to Manchester City
Zurich has reached an agreement to acquire Oak Underwriting from RSA Insurance for an undisclosed sum.
The year started with an executive merry-go-round but this week proved that less senior people were also liable to redundancy, as it was revealed that a total of 480 jobs are at risk as a result of the LV/Allianz deal.
High-net-worth individuals may be concerned by online threats, but it’s physical attacks that worry them most. Tara Parchment, Chubb’s head of European personal risk services, analyses the numbers.
Escape of water claims are reaching an all-time high and the risk can be even more prevalent in the high-net-worth sector. From bespoke wet rooms to expensive technology, with homeowners away for extended periods, the damage can prove complex and…
Chubb has established a personal lines division for its Singapore operations.
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below: