No stone is being left unturned by the government in its aim to make renting fair and reasonable. Marc Brewer, underwriting manager for professional risks, Tokio Marine HCC, says it could prove a tough year for the letting industry.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
Industry veteran Andy Homer talks to Ryan Hewlett about life after Towergate, the insurtech world and why Brexit represents an open door for the canny Angel investor.
Insurance Post has launched its 2018 UK Broker Survey and we need your input on the key issues facing the industry.
The North Korea missile crisis, Brexit negotiations, and trade protectionism are among the top political risks threatening multinational businesses in 2018, according to Marsh.
The collapse of the construction giant Carillion serves as a warning sign that businesses need adequate insurance coverage, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
The government must publish its Brexit position paper on financial services in order to assuage the “chronic state of uncertainty” at present, the chair of the Treasury Committee has warned.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association is to focus on getting brokers signed up to electronic trading platform Placing Platform Limited over 2018.
The insurance industry needs to push for amendments to the Data Protection Bill, argues Stuart Walters, chief information officer at BGL Group.
As the Justice Select Committee prepares to hear oral evidence about the government's personal injury proposals, Carpenters director Donna Scully bemoans the unrepresentative makeup of those giving evidence at a time when those in power need to be held…
The loss of passporting will be a major challenge for insurers after the UK leaves the European Union. Steven McEwan, partner at Hogan Lovells, looks at some of the options available.
Government involvement in the Russian insurance sector is increasing as the country's largest private bank was placed under administration after acquiring failing insurer Rosgosstrakh.
2018 is likely to be a year dominated by data regulation, more Brexit negotiations and further Ogden reform and, as such, the key influencers reflect this
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Member of Parliament for Aylesbury
Insurers look for alternative bases
Navigators has purchased two Belgium-based businesses in a €35m deal which it hopes will allow continued access to the European market after Brexit.
While the government is still considering reforms to the Odgen discount rate James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, believes insurers must keep the pressure on.
As the industry awaits news of the Civil Liability Bill, Brett Dixon, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, argues the courts are not the place for injured people flying solo.
Insurers have called for tough new building regulations as the government plans to create thousands of new homes a year.
The insurance industry has reacted to the Justice Committee’s proposals on discount rate reform.
The insurance sector has welcomed the decision taken yesterday by the Delegated Legislation Committee in Parliament to allow proposed insurance-linked securities regulations to pass.
The London Market Group has outlined a free trade agreement for the insurance sector to help the industry navigate trade issues during Brexit negotiations.
The Prudential Regulation Authority has published final rules setting out how it will authorise and supervise insurance special purpose vehicles, which will be used to issue insurance linked securities in the UK.
Michael Lynch, head of partnerships for Minster Law, believes insurers can bring certainty to those they help.