Beazley bolsters property reserves in H1 2018 as profits fall

Property line losses not from natcats, UK insurer says


Everest Re boosts reserves as hurricanes losses inflate

Bermudan reinsurer takes $250m charge in Q2 accounts


Holloway Friendly breaks the mould with readable, educational SFCR

The UK friendly society has taken a radical approach to its Solvency II public reporting, creating a document that can be understood by non-experts but still meeting regulatory requirements. InsuranceERM spoke with chief financial officer Paul Harwood to understand the firm's motives and ask how the redesigned SFCR has been received


Claims payments on the rise in OECD countries

While gross premiums increase less significantly


SFCRs: "We're not sure any policyholders read them"

Insurers say their solvency and financial condition reports (SFCRs) are barely read by customers, so how should they evolve to better suit their audience? Christopher Cundy reports on this and other views and experiences with the public Solvency II document


Austrian group pushes west for reinsurance

VIG Re planning expansion in northern Europe


Unipol solvency ratio up on new partial internal model

Streamlining insurance operations continues at Italian group


HDI Global and Hannover Re join forces for specialty insurance venture

News comes as Talanx reveals €220m first quarter income


Hiscox takes advantage of hardening market to drive growth

Hiscox Re & ILS reports highest GWP growth, while London Market sees signs of recovery


Direct Line exhausts 2018's bad weather budget in Q1

Sub-zero weather causes surge in claims