Financial results

Analysis

SFCRs: "We're not sure any policyholders read them"

Insurers say their solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) are barely read by customers, so how should they evolve to better suit their audience? Christopher Cundy reports on this and other views and experiences with the public Solvency II document

Lloyd's syndicates despair after reinsurance catastrophe rate rises vanish

Veterans express "horror" at the lack of movement in reinsurance rates after 2017's natural catastrophes, as David Walker reports

Lloyd's syndicates detail extent of natcat losses

Annual accounts from Lloyd's syndicates show a leap in combined ratios and losses following 2017's natural catastrophes. David Walker analyses the figures

Rolling out the red carpet for the SFCR Awards

Following its official awards, InsuranceERM hands out the gongs for its inaugural 'Solvies' and reflects on the first year of insurers producing solvency and financial condition reports

The rise and fall of valuation methodologies

The arrival of Solvency II and revised guidance on embedded value methodologies has led to changes in the financial metrics that European insurers report – and not all of them are welcome. David Walker reports

Insurers under fire for underwriting coal industry

Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it