UK's problem with Solvency II isn't EU red tape: it's gold plating

MPs investigating post-Brexit Solvency II reforms should focus on the UK regulator, rather than Brussels bureaucrats, according to insurers. Far from throwing off the shackles of Europe, most firms hope any changes will be minor and phased in slowly. Callum Tanner reports


PwC and Z/Yen to investigate how blockchain improves insurers' processes

Project will analyse how insurtech helps wholesale and retail insurance


Gable Insurance enters administration

Founder blames burden of Solvency II for demise


Willis Towers Watson hires Deloitte partner

Colin Forrest to lead UK life team


Ireland's Solvency II testing raises proportionality concerns

The Central Bank of Ireland's probe into how smaller insurers are coping with Solvency II has touched a nerve with proponents of proportionality. David Walker reports


London market split on cyber risk potential

Half think cyber risk borderline insurable, according to PwC survey


UK general insurers keep hiring despite Brexit uncertainties

PwC/CBI finds 33% have not analysed the impact of Brexit on staff


More firms considering legacy run-off sales

Solvency II increasing need to release capital and dispose of capital intensive business


Bulk annuity deals fly in wake of Brexit vote

PIC and Just Retirement complete deals


SAL poaches Quintant's Shepherd

Appointed as chief executive officer