PRA postpones UK insurance and climate stress tests

The regulator cited pressure on firms due to the Covid-19 pandemic


UK regulators respond to parliament's Covid-19 insurance questions

The possibility of a pandemic risk pool, alleged unfair treatment to customers and the current solvency situation of insurers were among the topics that MPs posed to the UK's top regulators in a grilling at the Treasury Committee. Paul Walsh reports


UK insurers to face climate stress test

Bank of England governor Mark Carney reveals the plan in a speech on sustainable finance


Australia's regulator to step up scrutiny of climate risks

Insurers rate the top climate-related financial risks in an Apra survey


Australian authorities tell life insurers to brace for change

Industry must trumpet its achievements and value, politicians urge


More UK insurers sign up to gender diversity at top levels

Industry remains biased, despite benefits of having women as leaders


Mentoring scheme aims to tackle gender imbalance among senior UK actuaries

Programme to encourage understanding of hurdles to women getting senior positions


QBE hires Mark Baxter as CRO

Brings EU regulatory experience to role in Australia