Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the Daily Mail coverage of insurers reportedly ripping off loyal customers, and asks if beneath the tabloid headlines there lies a home truth the industry needs to act on?
The Association of British Insurers has suggested changes to the way the personal injury discount rate is set, calling for a dual-rate system for calculating lump sum payments in personal injury claims.
Delegates at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference have asked the next government for some stability.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has called for major changes to the way the personal injury discount rate is set.
Anyone who’s followed the fortunes of Towergate will know that it has had something of a mountain to climb in the last couple of years – but Paul Dilley believes the full year results show it's made significant progress and now has the summit firmly in…
The insurance industry and the UK government need to work together on cyber crime and travel risks, former Prime Minister David Cameron said in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference.
A synchronised global recovery is an opportunity for reform, not for complacency, argues Guy Miller, chief market strategist and head of macroeconomics, Zurich.
Nigel Farage has criticised Lloyd's of London chairman John Nelson over pre-referendum warnings on the negative impact of Britain withdrawing from the European Union.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association held its 2017 conference in Manchester.
Hiscox has announced plans to open a European subsidiary in Luxembourg in response to Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Glasgow’s insurance roots stretch back centuries to the city’s days as a bustling merchant hub of transatlantic trade. Today, its insurance market has lost none of its vibrancy, and its reputation as the general insurance centre of Scotland remains…
I probably wouldn’t make a very good insurer or broker as I love a good surprise and I deal quite well with change.
With Brexit negotiations now launched, insurers are taking steps to secure their access to the European market. How many will follow Lloyd's to Belgium?
James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint, compares the start-up scenes of San Francisco and London in the second instalment of his behind-the-scenes look at insurtech disruption.
In a snap decision just after Christmas I agreed it would be fun to attend a Moulin Rouge secret cinema perfomance, with little thought to the effort this would involve or the costume I'm currently having to source.
French risk managers are less concerned with the domestic rise of populism than with providing their business with multinational cover, explains François-Xavier d’Huart, head of client and broker management, France, for XL Catlin.
The Association of British Insurers’ announcement that motor insurance premiums hit their highest recorded levels at the end of last year is another reminder that change is long overdue in the personal motor market. That’s coming but will it be enough?
As an insurer, we do unfortunately see first-hand the devastating impact flooding can have on homes and livelihoods.
Industry bodies have raised concerns about the government’s consultation on the ‘Vnuk judgement’, saying that it could lead to increased costs and fraud.
The political uncertainty surrounding Brexit will reduce merger and acquisition deals in Europe, according to AM Best.
I spent 15 years working for a number of insurance companies before ‘crossing the floor’ to be the managing director of Minster Law, a claimant firm. Whether moving from insurance to the law is a step up the public approval rankings or a step down is a…
In light of Brexit, what will regulation look like in the future?
After two years of waiting – and wondering – the apprenticeship levy is upon us. And so, for those of you with an annual paybill of over £3m, you’ll now be paying 0.5% of that to HMRC.
My Irish grandmother always said bad things come in threes. In the last 18 months the insurance industry has faced bad returns on investments, several increases to insurance premium tax and now the huge change to the Ogden discount rate, so the sector…