Direct Line: motor claims rising faster than premiums

Third-party property damage costs growing nearly 5% per year


Penny James appointed CEO of Direct Line

Paul Geddes to step down at the end of July


Putting gender equality principles into practice

Many insurers have committed to narrowing the pay and seniority imbalance that exists between their male and female employees, but are their policies having any effect? Paul Walsh investigates


Direct Line CEO to quit next year

Paul Geddes will have served for 10 years


Plan for cyber-attacks, warns regulator

Cyber-attacks have grown and can be easily transmitted between parties, regulators have cautioned


Vivat issues €300m RT1 notes

Firm joins several insurers to enter RT1 debt market


ABI appoints Direct Line risk head as its prudential committee chair

Laurence Townley will replace the outgoing David Innes in the role


Insurance groups get in early with public Solvency II documents

Standard Life Aberdeen, Legal & General among UK insurers updating effects of adjustments and transitional measures


Direct Line exhausts 2018's bad weather budget in Q1

Sub-zero weather causes surge in claims


Phoenix and Tryg set to issue RT1 debt

Investor roadshows begin this week