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…
Petra Velzeboer discusses why now is the time to focus on a strategic approach to mental health in the workplace and move past awareness initiatives.
Providers pledge to review claims and contact customers after the Supreme Court sided with the FCA and policyholders in the final verdict over payment of BI claims arising from Covid-19.
The Supreme Court concluded the Covid-19 business interruption dispute by substantially ruling in favour of policyholders.
The court also concluded that the Orient Express case, which insurers relied on during the hearing, was wrongly decided and should be overruled.
CII survey highlights how trust in the profession slipped in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Group CEO Paul Anscombe says the business is set to make acquisitions in the first half of the year, after pausing its deal-making plans in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Specialists outline worries for insurance space following FCA survey which showed 4,000 financial services firms are at risk, but Biba flags vaccine as a reason for hope.
MGA confirms it is in discussions with Qatar Re after missing the deadline to pay back its near £200m loan, as it seeks fresh third party investment.
Survey shows that 43% of brokers used furlough scheme while 19% accessed other forms of government support when coronavirus pandemic hit.
The UK government, the Association of British Insurers (ABI), Euler Hermes and other underwriters have agreed to extend the State Support Scheme as providers warn of increased insolvencies.
There is no place for ruthless self-interest in 2021 and businesses should learn from the coronavirus vaccine roll out that collaboration will be key over the next 12 months, says Charlotte Halkett.
Brunel Group has expanded into North East England with the opening of a new office in Stockton-on-Tees.
The Atlanta CEO reviews the past 12 months and concludes 2021 should be about more than Ebitda and KPIs.
The pandemic was a clear sign for all that the broker must embrace a tech culture, writes Principal MD Dave Bowcock.
Public-private collaboration, including 14 global (re)insurers, addresses critical risks faced by Covid-19 vaccines and other health commodities during distribution
Brokers have just three weeks to respond to the watchdog as it zones in on Covid-19 response, product value and customer service.
The FCA has said that no judgment will be handed down before January 2021.
AGCS says the pandemic has made the D&O insurance market an increasingly difficult space, with more insolvencies predicted for the first half of 2021.
The regulator is asking for comments by 18 January 2021 and says it does not expect this aspect of the BI court case to be affected by Supreme Court BI appeals.
The campaign, alongside EC3 brokers and Hiscox, has written to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, calling on the government to underwrite events contingency cover post-Covid.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys says that the provider is speaking with a new carrier after it was forced to go "on hiatus" for new quotes in commercial lines almost a year ago.
Group underwriting director Gary Humphreys discusses why the transaction took almost two years to complete, criticism from Unite the union, redundancies and future acquisition plans.
Opinion: CDL's Nigel Phillips on how the pandemic is changing the way businesses interact with customers
Beyond self-service: Coronavirus is accelerating the shift to a new era of customer engagement, say Nigel Phillips