The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
Former Aspen Re head Stefan Long has launched managing general agent Chord Re, which will underwrite on behalf of Neon Syndicate 2468.
Agora Syndicate 3268 has received approval from Lloyd’s to commence underwriting business from 1 January 2018.
James Pilgrim-Morris, head of claims at Hiscox UK & Ireland, says it's time to get all hands on deck to tackle escape of water.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Zuich Singapore has made two senior appointments for its Asia-Pacific property and energy divisions.
Investment vehicle Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Poole-based Alan & Thomas Insurance Group.
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
Insurers have backed calls from the National Fire Chiefs Council to fit all refurbished schools with sprinklers.
Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Organisations spend on average four times more on insuring physical damage, such as property, plant and equipment insurance, than they do on insuring information assets.
The Canadian market offers unique opportunities for UK brokers, explains Servca's managing director Nomaan Jamal.
Companies in the sharing economy sector are more exposed than others to the risks associated with an evolving employee base and the emergence of digital technologies, according to a report by Marsh.
Crawford adjusters are continuing to assess the devastation brought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Sint Maarten. Director Tim Cramer-Todd and vice-president Rob Kleinveld, who just came back from the Caribbean, recount what they saw on the ground.
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?
GRP-owned commercial property underwriter European Property Underwriting Limited has appointed Steve Lawrence as business development director.
Almost a year into her role Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu talks to editor Stephanie Denton about the events of the last 12 months and how the insurer is progressing with its transformational programme.
Only a small portion of arson cases are prosecuted, so perhaps it’s time for the insurance industry to take ownership of this issue, as it has with fraud
Marine insurer Skuld and third-party managing agent Asta have received in principle approval from Lloyd’s to establish Agora syndicate 3268.
Manchester Underwriting CEO Charles Manchester examines the possible knock-on effects of the Grenfell Tower tragedy on the professional indemnity market.
Hong Kong-based online property and casualty insurer Zhong An is planning to seek an initial public offering valuation of up to $11bn (£8.3bn).
Hurricane Irma could see industry property losses of $131bn, according Lloyd's realistic disaster scenario analysis.