• Aurore Lecanon resigns as Direct Line's CRO

    07 December 2023

    She won InsuranceERM's CRO of the year in the UK & Europe 2021 awards

  • Direct Line appoints Aviva exec as CEO

    30 August 2023

    Adam Winslow to take up position in Q1 2024

  • Direct Line shares fall 25% as inflation and weather claims bite

    11 January 2023

    UK home and motor insurer cancels dividend for 2022

  • Direct Line sees motor claims inflation running at 10%

    08 November 2022

    UK court delays are slowing release of prior-year reserves

  • UK's home insurance premiums drop, despite price walking ban

    25 August 2022

    Average premiums are down 7% since last year, ABI reports

  • Direct Line cancels share buyback as inflation worries mount

    18 July 2022

    UK motor insurer's solvency drops 26pp in six months

  • FCA pricing rules hit Direct Line in Q1

    04 May 2022

    The insurer said motor and home pricing were not keeping up with claims inflation

  • Direct Line records 11.4% rise in annual operating profit

    08 March 2022

    Some Covid-19 factors normalised in 2021 while the insurer also reduced its costs

  • Direct Line sees break in the clouds of regulatory reform

    03 August 2021

    A revamp of underwriting systems is aiding preparations for new pricing rules

  • Direct Line chief focuses 25% of time on climate risk

    08 July 2021

    Penny James warned the issue is no longer a side show