Adam Winslow, CEO of Aviva UK and Ireland general insurance, tackles the responsibility of the insurance industry to use its expertise in risk management and prevention in taking practical action on climate change.
Price comparison websites remain integral to Esure’s plans to be the UK’s “pre-eminent digital insurer” despite fears their market share could shrink after regulatory intervention, CEO David McMillan told Post.
Q&A: Former managing director of Ellis and Buckle and latterly chairman of Cunningham Lindsey UK Gerry Loughney
To tie in with his deep dive of the highs and lows of loss adjusting in the 1980s and 1990s, Post content director Jonathan Swift, caught up with former managing director of Ellis and Buckle and latterly chairman of Cunningham Lindsey UK Gerry Loughney…
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the 1980s and 1990s in the second of a two-part series.
Ecclesiastical delivered £58m in post-tax profit last year, more than treble the £15.2m achieved in 2018, according to a filing at Companies House.
Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to helping out…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 11: Loss adjusting during lockdown - and what the sector might look like post-pandemic
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we brought together a group of senior loss adjusters and experts to discuss how their employers have adapted…
The Chartered Insurance Institute’s Society of Underwriting Professionals has launched a good practice guide on cyber covering data, coverage, cyber incidents and basic precautions.
Specialist loss adjuster The Graham High Group has announced that its managing director - who founded the business in January 1995 - is to step aside and become executive chairman.
The way we live continues to change. The nature of risk evolves. And so does the way we understand the UK home insurance market. Mark Eastham, CEO, Avantia argues non-standard is no longer exceptional – and that has significant implications both for…
Average home insurance premiums have dropped 1.2% in the past year to £134, despite a rise in subsidence claims, according to the latest report.
Covéa Insurance saw its underwriting profit slashed to £1.8m in 2018 compared to £12.4m in 2017, as its personal lines business felt the impact of claims inflation and adverse weather.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
After the hot dry summer of 2018, there has been renewed interest and a significant amount of press coverage about subsidence, with Crawford and Sedgwick reporting increases of more than 300% in subsidence claims. Toby Daley, underwriting director at…
Unpredictable climates mean the industry is facing an increase of surge events and pressure to handling them effectively and efficiently. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association, shares his view on…
Both car and home insurance premiums rose over the final quarter of 2018 according to the AA.
The third quarter of 2018 saw a 350% surge in subsidence claims – the highest since records began 25 years ago – figures from the Association of British Insurers reveal today.
It has been predicted that 2018 won’t be just a subsidence surge year, but one that will see the greatest upsurge in claims over a two year period.
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
Having left Crawford in April 2017 after 15 years at the firm, Ian Muress resurfaced in January as CEO of Sedgwick International, a claims business he describes as the largest of its kind "on the planet". He spoke to Jonathan Swift about why people…
The average shop-around premium for annual comprehensive car insurance dropped 3.9% over the third quarter of 2018, while home premiums also decreased by 1.2%, according to the AA British Insurance Premium Index.
Insurers and loss adjusters are using digital technologies to handle this autumn’s surge in subsidence claims but they are not forgetting the human touch is the best way to get to the root of the problem
People who want to insure their home can’t always answer technical questions about their property. Insurers are calling on digital technologies to overhaul the whole application process
When my two-year-old licked the sole of her shoe, I tried not to laugh as that might encourage her. But she caught my badly repressed smile and… licked the second shoe. So much for deterrence.