European political instability and financial regulations are pushing demand for trade credit cover, especially from banks that are keen on optimising their capital.
The protracted low interest rates and poor profitability could make illiquid assets increasingly attractive for insurance investors according to Bill Cooper, managing director and global head of insurance at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
The insurance industry is at the forefront of helping to increase cyber resilience among businesses in the UK, the minister for digital, Matthew Hancock has said.
Insurers have been vocal about their feelings about the discount rate but Mark Cliff, executive chairman at Brightside Group, notes this has also affected brokers, who have been at the sharp end of market turmoil.
Both the government and insurers share a join responsibility in setting a standard for cyber security and protecting businesses, the government has said.
Insurers have called for laws on driverless cars to be "as straightforward as possible".
The Association of British Insurers has called for a change to fire safety regulations asking for a clearer framework of responsibility for all those in the protection of buildings from fire.
The UK government has admitted it is aware of the legal challenges posed by a potential loss of passporting rights.
With technology rapidly changing what cars look like, Paul Heybourne, head of innovation operations for Aviva, maps the motoring landscape of the future.
Hit by a negative discount rate, the top 100 UK insurers reported a combined underwriting loss last year. What other challenges has the market faced?
Businesses are opening themselves up to online exposures every single day. What do companies and insurers need to do to bring themselves up to speed with these new risks and incoming regulations affecting this area?
Everest Re has been granted in principle regulatory approval for a Dublin-based subsidiary.
Ogden reform could see fewer shocks from discount rate changes in future, AM Best said.
The UK's Brexit Withdrawal Bill is making its way through parliament but Nigel Teasdale, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at DWF, believes this will make interactions with the European Union even more important for the insurance…
Insurers have joined more than 100 businesses in signing a letter to the Brexit negotiators asking for a transition period of up to three years.
Insurers scored a victory on the discount rate but still have work to do, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
Chair of the Treasury Committee, Nicky Morgan MP, has written to Chancellor Philip Hammond on the issue of how cross-border insurance contracts will be managed after Brexit.
As Brexit discussions continue, Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe and AIG UK, asks if the London Market should be die-hard Brexiteers, cautious optimists, accepting pragmatists or devastated pessimists.
Manchester Underwriting CEO Charles Manchester examines the possible knock-on effects of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the professional indemnity market.
The insurance industry is not doing enough to protect clients from underinsurance in liability claims as a result of the Ogden discount rate changes, the sector has been warned.
As goverment returns to business, Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, reminds MPs that there are still three major areas of policy affecting insurance that need to be properly addressed before insurers can begin to control and then reduce customer premiums.
Lloyd’s of London chief commercial officer, Vincent Vandendael has slammed low interest rates as "unsustainable".
Many companies have written off the apprenticeship levy that came into force in April as another tax but Lisa Meigh, director of HR and Learning at Covéa Insurance, sees a pot to further future generations of insurance workers.