Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK in early February and a little over six weeks later Prime Minister Boris Johnson put the country in effective lockdown after the Covid-19 virus was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Stephanie Denton,…
Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on 8 and 16 February respectively, contributing to what was the wettest February since 1862. Post looks at the impact of the storms
Analysis: How insurance law firms are responding to the coronavirus - virtual forums, video evidence and resolution based on documentary evidence
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift, director of content for Infopro insurance division, caught up with a number of insurance law firms to find out what they are doing to manage case loads and meetings during these difficult times; and…
The government today announced additional financial measures to help the self-employed, with insurance gig economy platforms We Go Look and Shepper having hit pause on jobs earlier this week.
The Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association have both welcomed the steps outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority to help identify key workers in financial services.
Analysis: How loss adjusters are responding to the coronavirus - remote inspections, Covid-19 technical teams and prioritising the vulnerable
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of loss adjusters to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client exposure to Covid 19, whilst keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible.
Vicky Sweeney's first encounter with underwriting came at CLS Risk Solutions while she was an international business student. She now heads the managing general agent's rights of light division.
The Association of British Insurers has issued a statement confirming that most companies won't have purchased insurance cover that would enable them to claim following the government's advice yesterday on coronavirus.
The industry is set to pay out £363m on claims from storms Ciara and Dennis that hit the UK last month, the Association of British Insurers has calculated.
Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders whether Parametric insurance will live up to the hype of being The Next Big Thing, in the way that Blockchain has perhaps failed to.
A mandate issued by Lloyd’s of London with the aim of tackling the issue of insurers’ exposure to silent cyber coverage has led to questions over how some cyber-related risks will be underwritten in future.
Hiscox Group has reported a slump in pre-tax profits to $53.1m (£41.6m) in 2019 as catastrophe costs of $165m took their toll despite a significant rise in investment income.
Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning asks if Pool Re is facing an existential crisis after the Office for National Statistics’ judgement that the mutual reinsurer should become part of the government.
Recent research from the Association of British Insurers found compensators pay out millions every day on repairs and bodily injury claims in the UK but according to Olly Savage, Minsitry of Justice data reveals they’re handling high volumes of injury…
Though losses from natural catastrophes fell in 2019, the proportion of losses that were uninsured rose to a three-year high. Post investigates why.
In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…
UK & International CEO at RSA, Scott Egan, has hailed the provider’s underwriting profit for 2019, its first since 2016.
RSA has delivered an underwriting profit of £3m in the UK for 2019, reversing the underwriting loss of £93m the year before.
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
The "significant" impact of river flooding is expected to persist over the next few days, the Environment Agency confirmed, as insurers continue to receive a surge of claims on the back of storms Dennis and Ciara.
There was “a very large number of factors” behind the significant drop in operating profit at Allianz UK in 2019, according to CEO Jon Dye.
Allianz UK has reported profit of £138.1m for 2019 supported by investment gains as operating profit fell.
The changing global climate has once again brought widespread flooding to the UK and this extends far beyond coastal and river flooding, writes Neil Stothert, managing director at RSK Raw.
Composite insurance pricing in the UK rose by 13.7% in the fourth quarter of last year according to research by Marsh.