• UK's Solvency II leader quits government

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

    28 June 2022

    Finance ministry acknowledges complexity of changes

  • Scepticism about the UK's Solvency II savings

    30 May 2022

    The UK government is projecting a meaningful reduction in capital requirements from its prudential regulation reforms. But some question whether the redesign will make any difference, as Christopher Cundy 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

  • UK parliament warns regulatory inflexibility may hinder insurance sector

    07 April 2022
  • 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

  • UK reveals Solvency II reforms will cut life insurer capital by 10-15%

    22 February 2022

    Risk margin slashed by 60-70%, but partially offset by matching adjustment change

  • UK government refuses to intervene in LV demutualisation plans

    16 September 2021

    "A matter for regulators and courts", says John Glen MP

  • A hot take on the UK's Solvency II call for evidence

    20 October 2020

    Christopher Cundy analyses what the British government is considering changing about its implementation of Solvency II, and what the implications might be for insurers and other stakeholders

  • UK government sets up £10bn trade credit reinsurance scheme

    04 June 2020

    To take part insurers must forgo profits and stop dividends