Natural catastrophes (Nat Cats)

Q&A: Malcolm Hyde, CILA and FUEDI

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.

Parametric cover 'could go mainstream'

Parametrics, a specialised form of reinsurance or insurance used mainly in catastrophe bonds, could become more mainstream as risk managers seek to overcome some of the limitations of traditional insurance, according to a survey.

This week: The power of the collective

The Post team is feeling proud this week, having not just reached our fundraising target of £500 for our charity run through mud but having exceeded it well before deadline date. Thanks to all that have supported us so far.

Analysis: Tracking rail risks

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

Cat bond issuance hits $3.1bn in Q1

Insurers and reinsurers sponsored $3.1bn (£2.2bn) in catastrophe bonds in the first quarter of 2018, up 34% from the first quarter of 2017, according to data analytics provider PCS.

Hiscox to grow retail business by 15% in 2018

Exclusive: Hiscox is looking to grow its retail arm between 5% and 15% over 2018 Hiscox is looking to grow its retail arm between 5% and 15% in 2018 as the group's profits slumped by over £300m due to natural catastrophe losses .

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