The UK's Solvency II reform proposals: reactions summarised

Actuaries, US insurers, environmental campaigners have joined the UK industry in responding to Solvency II reform proposals. Christopher Cundy and David Walker report


Direct Line cancels share buyback as inflation worries mount

UK motor insurer's solvency drops 26pp in six months


Marsh not acting for Adani's Carmichael coalmine

Insurance broker had been linked to contentious coalmine by its investors


Insurers still face huge IFRS 17 workload and up to $24bn bill

WTW says shortcuts and simplifications needed to implement the standard on time


Coal business resorts to "haphazard coalition" of insurers as giants retract

Financiers and governments at risk if they accept inexperienced underwriters, says Insure Our Future


WTW updates Climate Diagnostic risk tool

The provider says the change comes after an increase in TCFD reporting


Scepticism about the UK's Solvency II savings

The UK government is projecting a meaningful reduction in capital requirements from its prudential regulation reforms. But some question whether the redesign will make any difference, as Christopher Cundy reports


Monkeypox virus outbreak 'is no reason to forget about Covid'

Insurance experts discuss the implications of the rise in Monkeypox cases