As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close Insurance Age asks what employers are doing for the people keeping the industry moving as they cope with Covid-19.
Law firm Edwin Coe is advising two groups of businesses who have had their BI claims rejected by Hiscox and RSA.
Paul Dilley will replace Adrian Sweeney after a handover period.
Legal disputes over coronavirus-related BI claims have put insurers’ responses to the crisis in the spotlight
The group is being advised by Mishcon de Reya and will look into claims denied by any number of insurers naming Axa, China Taiping, RSA, Touchstone, and Zurich but excluding Hiscox.
Harbour Litigation Funding will pay Mishcon de Reya to review the claims business owners have against Hiscox.
RSA is latest provider in firing line as nursery sector hits out and, separately, a new action group, Insurance Justice, has been set up to defend BI claims for businesses.
The group, which has members including Aviva's Maurice Tulloch and RSA's Stephen Hester, is working closely with Pool Re to develop solutions to the crisis.
Updated: A number of providers have introduced exclusions for Covid-19.
Polaris celebrated 25 years last year and also had a MD change with Vivek Banga taking the top spot. Banga catches up with Jonathan Swift about the future of e-trade and the role brokers can play.
Updated: The provider won’t cover for Covid-19 unless it is specifically named in the terms as other insurers including RSA, Allianz, NIG and Ageas respond to the crisis.
Egan points to growth in RSA's regional commercial broker book as UK business moves back into profit.
Performance at group and UK & International level improved and COR was 95.0% as the business noted the impact of discipline and portfolio exits.
Russell White joins from RSA and completes Ageas's broker distribution team restructure following the retirement of Chris Dobson.
Staveley Head, which was mainly backed by unrated provider Gefion, advertised major composites on its website. Most of these confirmed only a handful of policies with the broker.
As providers continue to pull out of unprofitable lines of business, a generation of brokers who have never known a hard market could struggle in a capacity crunch, industry experts have warned.
Move comes as RSA restructures its UK business after creating a unified commercial division.
Hancock is set to step down in 2020 after three years at the insurance market.
Lewis left RSA in February 2019 and joins as CEO of the outsourcing and consulting specialist next month.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, we caught up with all the winners. Today, we feature Mental Health Champion Lindsey Morgan, customer services contact centre leader at RSA.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, we caught up with all the winners. Today, we feature the Disability Champion, Luci Bowers, customer experience leader at RSA Motability.
As Spring continued, communications by CEOs to the market drew the most interest from readers, including those from Axa and RSA.
What hit the headlines as we moved into the second month of the year?
Siân Barton and Ida Axling discuss this week's most popular news stories, including a restructure at MS Amlin and redundancies at RSA.