UK will lag behind EU unless Solvency II reform gets radical

The ABI's outgoing Huw Evans, shared his thoughts on Brexit, Solvency II and green investment


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

Regulator approves Clara Pensions, but insurers disapprove


Future pandemic risk pools will be shallow, not deep

The concept of an all-encompassing government-backed risk pool to deal with the threat of future pandemics is all but dead. However, public support remains available for smaller schemes, as Paul Walsh reports


ABI's prudential head slams risk survey results for neglecting diversity

David Otudeko warned this approach could affect the management of other risks


ABI names Hannah Gurga as director general

Baronesses Nicky Morgan and Dianne Hayter will also take on senior leadership roles


UK insurers welcome government's tax treatment of IFRS 17

A consultation on the issue will follow


UK remains hopeful of post-Brexit insurance regulation and innovation benefits

MPs quizzed insurance executives about Solvency II, reinsurance and innovation


IPCC climate study must spur action, say UK insurers

The ABI said the sector has a crucial role to play as both insurers and investors


Direct Line chief focuses 25% of time on climate risk

Penny James warned the issue is no longer a side show


IFoA pushes back on proposed UK actuarial regulation revamp

The actuaries' professional body questioned how the changes would be implemented