Content director, insurance, postonline.co.uk
Jonathan has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998 as a reporter, news editor, editor and content director at Incisive Media.
He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
A trio of senior departures at Aviva might have got tongues wagging but, as Jonathan Swift asserts, it might be more of a case of coincidence than carnage.
As Phil Bayles becomes the latest Aviva senior manager to join Ardonagh, Jonathan Swift suggests that having built his 'brand' at the insurer, he is well primed to now make his mark in the broker space.
As Markerstudy acquires Brightside Jonathan Swift looks at a deal over seven years in the making that has highlighted a tale of two investments for Anacap.
Floodflash founder CEO Adam Rimmer talks to Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift about how it paid a Storm Christoph claim in January within 9 hours and 44 minutes.
Floodflash founder CEO Adam Rimmer talks to Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift about a new survey it undertook that found that 48% of businesses worry about flooding as a threat to the UK economy.
Following the Supreme Court business interruption ruling last week, Jonathan Swift argues brokers need not join their insurer partners in suffering Murder By the Orient Express, but instead play an important role in helping policyholders understand what…
Local decision making is being eroded as a result of the hard market, viewers of the first panel session of Broker Exchange heard.
One hundred days into her role as group CEO at Aviva, what can we glean from Amanda Blanc's initial actions asks Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift.
Norwegian-based insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance has opened a UK office and is targeting brokers, MGAs and insurers working in niche sectors such pet and health/well-being.
Manchester-based broker Champion Insurance Group has launched a new financial lines arm.
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?
Insurance Covid-Cast: Black Lives Matter focus - Q&A with the first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker Protecdiv
For the 34th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series content director Jonathan Swift sat down with the founders of Protecdiv, a business that claims to be first minority-led tier-one insurance and reinsurance broker.
Jonathan Swift caught up with Close Brothers Premium Finance sales director Paul Trail and commercial director Steve Wallis to find out how the sector is evolving and to reveal some of the results of a survey of brokers carried out earlier this year
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
It is early days yet, but new CEO Amanda Blanc is certainly talking the talk when it comes to turning around Aviva. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift outlines where the battle could be won when it comes to her being considered a success or…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Cega Group chief executive Alistair Hardie is to replace Bob Darling as CEO of Jensten Group, the broker has announced.
For the 31st episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we returned once more to the Insurtech 100 compiled by Sonr Global to spotlight the number two ranked start-up We Sure.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.