Archive

  • Direct Line hit with £1m coronavirus bill

    03 March 2020

    UK insurer says February storms absorb more than half of annual weather allowance

  • Competition makes loyalty penalty difficult to end, says Direct Line chief

    26 February 2020

    Penny James addressed the loyalty penalty issue at the ABI conference

  • Dual-pricing crackdown could hit UK insurers' profits

    09 October 2019

    Rating agencies note the potential negative effects from regulatory action

  • Direct Line takes CFO from Royal London, and makes his paypacket public

    16 September 2019

    Tim Harris replaces Penny James following her promotion to CEO

  • Capsicum Re hires AIG actuary for cyber pricing

    05 September 2019

    Reinsurance broker expands cyber capabilities with several appointments

  • Profit hit for Direct Line's motor insurance segment

    31 July 2019

    The UK insurer also strengthened claims reserves after the Ogden rate change

  • Direct Line bucking FTSE 350 gender equality trend

    16 July 2019

    No gender balance in senior roles expected until 2090, says report

  • Direct Line: motor claims rising faster than premiums

    08 May 2019

    Third-party property damage costs growing nearly 5% per year

  • Penny James appointed CEO of Direct Line

    26 February 2019

    Paul Geddes to step down at the end of July

  • Putting gender equality principles into practice

    29 August 2018

    Many insurers have committed to narrowing the pay and seniority imbalance that exists between their male and female employees, but are their policies having any effect? Paul Walsh investigates