• UK moves to prevent demutualisation, but capital plan stalls

    28 October 2022

    Proposal for mutuals to issue share capital put out for review

  • LV and Royal London merger talks crumble

    09 February 2022

    We have different mutual models, says LV

  • FCA has not done enough to tackle LV= demutualisation, MPs told

    26 November 2021

    UK's mutual insurance sector a victim of "benign neglect", says AFM's Martin Shaw

  • Mutuals' deferred shares could have saved LV= from demutualising

    15 December 2020

    With the British life insurer planning to demutualise with the £530m sale of its business, Cintia Cheong talks to AFM chief Martin Shaw about the prospects for the mutual sector in the UK

  • Mutuals find a new path to share capital

    09 July 2015

    The UK's mutual insurers are eagerly awaiting the outcome of negotiations on legislation that could help lead a revival of the sector. Asa Gibson reports

  • Solvency II: Pillar 3 issues for smaller insurers

    14 August 2014

    Getting to grips with the reporting requirements for Solvency II for firms as they become more involved with Pillar 3 implementation has already been flagged as a challenge for many, but this is especially so for the smaller players in the market, argues Charles Portsmouth, who highlights the key issues for such companies