UK insurance industry to raise £100m to fight Covid-19

Supporters include Lloyd's of London and Aviva


Profit hit for Direct Line's motor insurance segment

The UK insurer also strengthened claims reserves after the Ogden rate change


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


ABI appoints Direct Line risk head as its prudential committee chair

Laurence Townley will replace the outgoing David Innes in the role


Justice Committee's Ogden advice raises fear of further delay

MPs have told the government it must face the "real world" when implementing the new personal injury discount rate. But its recommendations may cause more delay to the process, and pain for insurers as the industry tussles with making appropriate assumptions. Paul Walsh reports


Direct Line invests £1.3m in fintech firm

UK-based Canopy is targeting the property rental market


UK industry welcomes action on whiplash claims but urges same for Ogden

Queen's speech sets out plan to tackle rising motor injury claims


Flood reinsurance scheme could fail to make payments in bad years

Moody's warns of risk of underfunding after proposals to cap government transfers