On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a range of stop-gap measures to help consumer credit customers manage the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Julian Enoizi, CEO of Pool Re, discusses coronavirus, the reclassification of Pool Re, tapping the ILS market again and moving to a treaty basis to help increase SME take-up of terrorism cover. He also responds to press speculation about ‘Pandemic Re’…
Leading cyber insurance specialist Chubb has been targeted by hackers who claim to have encrypted files and stolen data.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part One: UK-based start-ups
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and clients' exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
Equipsme, Zego and Qlaims have all offered free services to help business and individuals during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The popularity of the Chelsea Flower Show has driven demand for small florists to start up and for larger garden centres to expand. Are their insurance needs being met though?
An underinsured business will find it hard to recover from a claim event and the recent storms and floods show that the risks have never been so high – or the consequences so potentially devastating – as when that business is an SME.
Just over two years since the takeover of Henderson by Aon its leaders met with Emmanuel Kenning to discuss how the deal came about, why now is the right time to rebrand after the heavy lifting of the integration has been completed and what comes next…
Digital Risks has hailed new lead investor BHL Holdings as a potential game changer in terms of the SME specialist insurtech realising its global ambitions.
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.
Markerstudy’s group underwriting director, Gary Humphreys, discusses taking a pause on commercial business, progress on the Co-op Insurance buy, debt, making further acquisitions and the rated versus unrated debate as well as backing MGAs and the future…
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
Insurers have ramped up lobbying attempts to convince the government to slice the rate of Insurance Premium Tax. Post investigates why they may well have good reason to be worried it could be cranked up the other way.
Banks have nearly doubled their share of the UK SME insurance market in two years, according to research published by Globaldata.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Unsecured creditors of Spectrum Bidco are in line to get a £216,112 payout as the former holding company of Iprism Underwriting Agency moves from administration into creditors’ voluntary liquidation.
BHIB has rolled out Create Insurance an online offering targeting freelancers in the creative industries, from photographers to script writers.
Foreign exchange provider Travelex, which has been offline since New Year’s Eve after a cyber attack, has cyber insurance in place.
Pool Re has expanded its definition of SMEs to include firms with assets up to £5m, increasing the number eligible for its business interruption cover at no extra cost.
Government flood review should focus on improving under-insurance as insurers will resist floodplain extensions
Insurers will support the government's investigation into insufficient insurance cover in the recent Yorkshire floods but will resist any attempts to widen Flood Re to cover recent floodplain developments, the Association of British Insurers has said.
The government is set to investigate the extent to which those affected by the recent flooding in Yorkshire did not have sufficient insurance cover.