Canopius has named Zurich’s head of UK accident and health as the divisional underwriter for its own operation.
Health insurance personalities reflect on the past year and look forward to 2015, with high hopes for improving the profile of health insurance through technology – as well as addressing issues surrounding costs and implementing a more holistic approach…
Hugh Bonneville, best known for his roles as Lord Grantham in Downton Abbey and BBC head of values Ian Fletcher in W1A, has taken on a new role. In his latest film, Paddington – from the producer of the Harry Potter series – Bonneville plays Mr Brown, a…
Price Forbes & Partners has launched an accident and health division as well as appointing Richard O'Brien as head of the area.
South African medical insurer Discovery is to acquire Prudential's remaining 25% stake in Prudential Health for £155m.
Elizabeth Wallace explores the claims environment for UK employers in the event of Ebola infection
Axa has been condemned as the worst of 90 global consumer brands including Ryanair in a study focused on simplicity.
Andrew McDonald and Judith Davison look at the implications of obesity being considered a disability
Asia's 'Generation O' is overworked, overweight and overwhelmed according to a survey by Sun Life Financial Asia.
Independent Midlands-based insurance broker Russell Scanlan saw business grow by 6% over the previous financial year, aided by a strong performance from its new healthcare division.
Dublin-based insurer Allianz Worldwide Care has entered the life and disability market after a merger with the international health business of Allianz France.
Chubb Syndicate 1882 at Lloyd’s has expanded its product offering with the addition of accident and health business.
Prosight Specialty Underwriters has established an accident and health team in the London market and appointed Roger Perry as lead underwriter.
Andrew Tjaardstra speaks to Mike Ramsay, director and co-founder of Alliance, who is bullish about his broker’s prospects.
Complications following a number of cataract operations carried out on NHS patients by mobile theatre provider Vanguard Healthcare has again raised questions about the indemnity arrangements of private healthcare firms taking on NHS work.
International health insurer Allianz Worldwide Care has launched an app that allows members to submit medical claims quicker by providing key details and taking a photo of medical invoices.
Coventry-based accountant Askews is to offer insurance via an appointed representative of broker Gauntlet Risk Management.
The Chinese health insurance market is growing strongly as consumers turn to the private sector to fill in the gaps left by inadequate government schemes. Nicky Burridge investigates the barriers of entry for foreign insurers.
The Cypriot insurance market has failed to rebound following the financial crisis despite the bail-out of both of the country’s major banks, according to a report published by Axco Insurance Information Services.
Bupa posted a 7% increase in revenues to £4.8bn in the first half of 2014 (16% at constant exchange rates), as it continued to integrate major acquisitions made in the previous year.
Arthur J Gallagher has created two new regional management roles in the Midlands to drive growth in what is now its largest UK regional hub.
Private medical insurance group Chase Templeton has secure an additional £4.2m in annual premium income after completing three new deals.
Many expatriates and business travelers are unaware that the right kind of blood can be difficult to find in Asia writes Andrew Apps.