Archive

  • PIC appoints Nick Watkins as chief actuary

    12 July 2022
  • Rishi Sunak meets UK annuity writers, promises speedy reform to Solvency II

    28 June 2022

    Finance ministry acknowledges complexity of changes

  • Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

    28 April 2022

    The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports

  • PIC's Giles Fairhead: traditional risks are colliding with global events

    19 April 2022

    Paul Walsh sits down with PIC's CRO Giles Fairhead to reflect on today's heightened risk environment, the post-pandemic work culture and two crucial regulatory reforms for the UK's pension insurers

  • Third-party risk rules put supplier relationships in the spotlight

    30 March 2022

    Ronan McCaughey investigates how the UK's regulatory requirements on third-party risk management - which come into effect on 31 March - are changing how insurers do business

  • UK Solvency II reforms warmly welcomed by life insurers

    22 February 2022

    The changes would include cuts to the risk margin for life insurers of 60-70%, while capital held by life insurers could be slashed by 15%. Paul Walsh and Cintia Cheong get the market's reaction

  • Solvency II is affecting our competitiveness, says PIC

    07 January 2022

    CFO-designate Dominic Veney sets out the case for post-Brexit reform of the regulation

  • UK's first pensions superfund to disrupt the bulk annuity market

    01 December 2021

    Regulator approves Clara Pensions, but insurers disapprove

  • Pension Insurance Corporation seals 2021's largest PRT deal

    04 October 2021

    Insurer takes on £2.2bn of liabilities from UK pension scheme

  • Pacific Life Re recruits Richard Purcell from Hymans Robertson

    15 April 2021

    Purcell will help to manage and grow the reinsurer's UK and Irish protection market business