MD of UKGI, Richard Coleman, tells Insurance Age about the provider's plans to modernise its brand and discusses the business interruption test case and Ecclesiastical's approach to working with brokers.
The provider has also joined the panel of the analytics and telematics specialist.
The “soft target” tax is under threat amid economic uncertainty but the sector is still arguing for a cut or a freeze.
Combined operating ratio for the UK business deteriorated to 97.8%, but GWP was up by 11%.
Zurich's David Martin reflects on how Zurich manages to balance the two as more providers move to flexible working for staff.
Brokered and direct customers will be offered access to five counselling sessions if they claim.
The capacity will provided over the next five years to cover hazardous industries and tanker transportation.
The five-year personal lines deal sees Zurich replace Lloyd's capacity.
Judges pledge to work quickly but there is no certainty on when policyholders and insurers will get a decision on the business interruption appeal as hearing concludes.
The hearing in the FCA's business interruption test case starts on 16 November and will be heard by the same judges that oversaw the Orient Express case, which insurers have been relying on during the court proceedings.
He joins as market management director and will support Gallagher's retail division.
East West Insurance Company was forced into administration following a Court of Appeal ruling on a claim.
Regulator says it will continue discussions with insurers and action groups to find a solution for the outstanding issues as soon as possible.
Some providers involved in the business interruption test case are considering an appeal, while others welcome the result.
Disease and ‘hybrid’ wording policyholders are particularly well placed to seek compensation after the landmark High Court judgment today in the FCA's BI test case and those with prevention of access wordings may also find they have cover, law firm…
Experts argue that Tim Bailey, who will take over when Tulsi Naidu moves to Zurich's Asia Pacific business, must prioritise getting to know the broker sector.
Tim Bailey will take over on 1 January as current CEO Tulsi Naidu moves to become CEO Asia Pacific at the provider.
She leaves to head up the insurer's Asia Pacific region as provider reshuffles its executive team and makes swathe of leadership appointments.
CEO Tulsi Naidu points to positive working relationships with brokers throughout a "time of great stress" as she maintains that the provider is "very well positioned" for the future.
QC accuses FCA of failure to show causal connection between government action and the disturbance to the insured businesses
Insurers argued the Financial Conduct Authority is “unable to demonstrate” any meaningful connection between the action taken by the UK government on a national basis in response to Covid-19 pandemic and the locality of firms’ premises, as the court…
Providers argue regulator’s case doesn’t work because access to premises was not prevented during pandemic as lawyers for Hiscox, Ecclesiastical, MS Amlin, Arch Insurance and Zurich make their submissions.
Defendants in the Financial Conduct Authority’s BI test case warn providers could be liable for losses they never agreed to cover.
If insurers disagreed with the government’s conclusions following a meeting with the industry that they would pay out based on March advice then they should have spoken out sooner and given politicians an earlier ‘opportunity’ to enforce mandatory bans,…
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…