Insurance

June 2019 Articles

Starling partners with Direct Line to simplify insurance
Starling partners with Direct Line to simplify insurance
Challenger bank Starling has partnered with insurance firm Direct Line to allow customer account holders to use its app to [...]
June 20, 2019
Royal London names new CEO
Royal London names new CEO
Royal London has appointed a former Prudential and Standard Life executive as its new boss.  Read more: Royal London CEO [...]
June 19, 2019
Saga shares plunge on fresh travel warning
Saga shares plunge on fresh travel warning
Shares in Saga have fallen more than ten per cent this morning after the insurance and travel group warned its [...]
June 19, 2019
Bad debt insurance claims at highest since 2009
Bad debt insurance claims at highest since 2009
The number of insurance claims made this year by UK businesses facing bad debts has reached its highest level in [...]
June 14, 2019
End of the Saga: Chief executive Batchelor hangs up his lance
End of the Saga: Chief executive Batchelor hangs up his lance
The chief executive of over 50s travel and insurance group Saga will retire next year, the company said today. Lance [...]
June 12, 2019
Financial services jobs at risk amid rise of the robots
Financial services jobs at risk amid rise of the robots
As many as one in five jobs in the financial services sector could be replaced by robots within the next [...]
June 12, 2019
Lloyd's of London insurer opens investigation amid 'fresh harassment claims'
Lloyd's of London insurer opens investigation amid 'fresh harassment claims'
Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK), one of the Lloyd’s of London’s top insurance firms, is conducting an investigation amid claims two [...]
June 11, 2019
Saga shares rise as it partners with Goldman Sachs to offer savings products
Saga shares rise as it partners with Goldman Sachs to offer savings products
Over 50s insurance and tourism group Saga announced today it is partnering with Goldman Sachs to offer savings products to [...]
June 11, 2019
Aviva pushes out female senior exec while on maternity leave
Aviva pushes out female senior exec while on maternity leave
Insurer Aviva has pushed out one of its most senior female executives while she was on maternity leave. Chief people [...]
June 10, 2019
Credit Agricole raises profit target to €5bn by 2022
Credit Agricole raises profit target to €5bn by 2022
French bank Credit Agricole has increased its profit target to €5bn (£4.34bn) by 2022 after reaching this year’s goal ahead [...]
June 6, 2019
Aviva to swing axe at 1,800 jobs to slash costs
Aviva to swing axe at 1,800 jobs to slash costs
Aviva is set to cut 1,800 jobs over the next three years in a bid to help save £300m per [...]
June 6, 2019
Aviva CFO to leave in latest leadership shake-up
Aviva CFO to leave in latest leadership shake-up
Aviva’s CFO is set to depart in the latest of a series of sweeping changes under new boss Maurice Tulloch. [...]
June 5, 2019
Only on in five businesses has insurance against terrorism
Only on in five businesses has insurance against terrorism
Only one in five UK businesses has a terrorism insurance policy in place, according to a survey published today. Research [...]
June 3, 2019