Archive

  • Esure names permanent CFO

    07 January 2020

    Peter Bole takes over from interim CFO Steve Long

  • Esure accepts £1.2bn takeover deal

    14 August 2018

    Sale won't have material changes in headcount, locations and operations, firm says

  • Esure in advanced talks over £1.2bn potential sale

    13 August 2018

    Insurer recommends accepting unsolicited proposal

  • Insurance groups get in early with public Solvency II documents

    08 May 2018

    Standard Life Aberdeen, Legal & General among UK insurers updating effects of adjustments and transitional measures

  • Justice Committee's Ogden advice raises fear of further delay

    30 November 2017

    MPs have told the government it must face the "real world" when implementing the new personal injury discount rate. But its recommendations may cause more delay to the process, and pain for insurers as the industry tussles with making appropriate assumptions. Paul Walsh reports

  • The 'winners' and losers from the Ogden rate change

    20 June 2017

    Insurers with lower retention rates increased their motor market share in Q1 as others were forced to raise prices faster. They are, however, likely to be hit harder during their reinsurance renewals, and the profits lost across the entire sector could reach £3.5bn. Callum Tanner reports

  • The ongoing ordeal of Ogden

    11 April 2017

    The change to UK's damages discount rate came as a huge surprise to many insurers. But this is far from being a one-off shock. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Esure's conservative risk management shields Ogden impact

    10 March 2017

    Solvency ratio goes up after Gocompare demerger

  • Ogden rate battle: insurers will be consulted on review

    01 March 2017

    Discount rate needs to be fair, say Hammond and ABI

  • Esure most exposed to FCA's add-on crackdown

    30 January 2017

    Further reduction of margins on ancillary products predicted