Hayley Robinson will be heading off to Switzerland to start as group chief underwriting officer in June.
Head Lines: The provider has developed a free tool that firms can use to identify and manage the mental health risks associated with their workforce.
Signatories, which include Aviva, Ageas, Allianz, Covea, Ecclesiastical, LV, and Zurich, commit to opening up the majority of their roles to flexible working, job sharing and part-time working.
The industry-wide property damage Task Force is meant to bring insurers, brokers, loss adjusters, legal specialists, and corporates together to identify emerging issues in the property claims sector.
Updated figures show providers have made interim payments of £247.7m and final settlements of £352.1m since the Supreme Court verdict, but 12,217 policyholders are still waiting to hear whether their policies provide cover or not.
Axa XL takes the crown in a report from Highpoint Consultants which explores the state of the HNW insurance market and how well it serves customers and brokers.
Regulator says providers have paid out £192.1m in interim payments for unsettled claims and £279.8m in final settlements at it reiterates order to pay out quickly.
Provider says the new offering was developed to meet demand from businesses for risk prevention and mitigation services and is available to UK brokers of all sizes.
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.