Mortality reserving windfalls: a reversal of fortune?

UK life insurers have enjoyed several years of unexpected profits thanks to the slowdown of mortality improvements, but recent statistics hint this trend may be about to reverse. Cintia Cheong reports


InsuranceERM award winners celebrate in style

Photos and list of winners from the prestigious InsuranceERM UK & Europe 2018-2019 awards


Winners revealed in InsuranceERM Awards 2018/19

Recognising the best in risk and capital management across the UK & Europe


Legal & General eyes growth in bulk annuity business

But insurer warns the supply of assets in the long term could be challenging


"The risk function will be key in identifying the benefits and risks of new technologies"

Emma McWilliam looks to a future where technological developments continue at a fast pace and risk teams will increasingly identify and communicate both opportunities and risks


Record breaking year for bulk annuity market in 2018

Insurers can now be more selective about which pension schemes they focus their efforts on


Why virtual reality tech could be a game changer for insurance

'The future is bright for insurance, the future is virtual'. That was the optimistic sentiment at a recent Lloyd's event to demonstrate the exciting possibilities for virtual, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies in the insurance industry. Ronan McCaughey explains


Caution urged over interpreting ONS figures on UK life expectancy

Longevity experts explain how slowdown in life expectancy improvements will impact insurers


Marine insurance blockchain platform hopes to cut costs, risks and capital

The world's first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector was launched at the end of May. Paul Walsh sits down with some of the platform's leaders to discuss how it will save costs and reduce risk


IFoA names Hymans Robertson partner as president for 2019

John Taylor to replace Gen Re's Constantinou