UK flood insurers introduce "Build Back Better" scheme

Insurers will pay for homeowners to improve resilience to flooding


Flood Re calls for insurers' support on flood resilience measures

CEO Andy Bord said the Build Back Better proposal offers a way to protect homes prone to flooding


Adaptation key to tackling flood risk, warns Flood Re chief

Andy Bord said adaptation is as important as mitigating future flood risk


COMMENT: At last, some progress towards Building Back Better

Insurers have been poor at helping clients mitigate climate risks, so two initiatives announced this week should be applauded, argues Christopher Cundy


Major storms drive 10-fold rise in claims for Flood Re

Flood Re has also highlighted the global challenge of climate change


Guiding Axa through Covid-19

Axa's group chief risk officer Renaud Guidée discusses pandemic insurance pools and Covid-19 business interruption cover with Ronan McCaughey - and argues no other industry has gone so far as insurance to help customers during the crisis


"Exceptional volunteer response" from actuaries in Covid-19 battle

Over 400 actuaries have responded to the call to arms


Actuaries urged to join the UK's fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 actuaries response group issues a call to arms


Climate change could cause UK flood losses to rise by 30%

JBA Risk Management makes projection using new model


Bord named Flood Re's permanent CEO

He was interim chief of UK reinsurance scheme