Solvency II not impacting UK insurers' profitability - PRA chief

Sam Woods also rejects need for competition as primary objective


2018 "pivotal" to UK with-profits industry

Willis Towers Watson says simplifying products is high on providers' agenda


Three insurtech startups included in UK regulator's latest sandbox project

Etherisc, Sherpa and Wrisk to test products in closely supervised environment


Regulators and reinsurers back insurtech accelerator

Talk of insurtech growth has swept through the industry in recent times


FCA: Lack of fundamental controls hampering insurers' cyber security

UK regulator is turning attention to insurers' cyber risk culture


UK insurers play it cool on Part VII transfers

Brexit is expected to cause a rush of requests to transfer insurance contracts between businesses. But so far, there has not been a deluge of Part VII applications. Paul Walsh reports


UK government inspects price comparison site over home insurance pricing

Competition and Markets Authority suspects insurers forced to sell at lower prices than they would on other outlets


How to prepare for SMCR

The introduction of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) will mean more change for UK insurers in how they ensure that senior staff are appropriately qualified and behave responsibly. Marcus Bonnell describes the main elements of the regime and outlines a plan to deal with it


PRA and FCA consult on plans to extend SMCR to insurers

Rules will replace SIMR and align with banks following mandate from Parliament