Ogden slashes Direct Line's solvency ratio by 24ppt

Damages discount rate is now a top five emerging risk


Ogden rate battle: insurers will be consulted on review

Discount rate needs to be fair, say Hammond and ABI


Insurance CEOs argue against Ogden rate cut

Top bosses to ask chancellor to block Truss's rate reform


Ogden revision could add £5bn to motor reserves

Changing to -0.5% discount rate would substantially increase motor premiums, says WTW


Direct Line's José Vazquez: navigating the digital world

Direct Line's chief risk officer José Vazquez discusses how his risk team has evolved and how it is organising to respond to threats such as digitalisation, big data and driverless cars, with Christopher Cundy


Fast-growing RPC Consulting continues hiring spree

Sam Worthington joins from WTW


Germany and Italy see largest second wave of Solvency II applications

InsuranceERM survey reveals many insurers are still adjusting to the new regulatory regime


Direct Line solvency ratio leaps on internal model

Transition to partial internal model sees pro-forma figure jump to 184%


Brexit fears hang over life insurers

Share prices weaken in two weeks since referendum


Direct Line internal model gets PRA's stamp of approval

First firm to secure approval since the start of Solvency II