Insurance

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Aviva CEO tells of shock at sexist remarks from shareholders at AGM
Amanda Blanc tells Guardian incident may prompt rethink on how boards interact with investors

Julia Kollewe

18, May, 2022 @4:22 PM

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‘Unacceptable’: Aviva CEO hits back at shareholder sexism
Amanda Blanc says sexism in business has actually got worse after being told she is ‘not the man for the job’

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, May, 2022 @7:54 AM

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Crash course: how to haggle with insurers after a car accident
From researching market rates to finding your own assessor, Jesse Noakes learned how to wade through the red tape of insurers without being fleeced

Jesse Noakes

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Lloyd’s of London attempts to shift AGM online to avoid climate protesters
Insurance market chair urges members to attend virtually owing to ‘significant risk’ activists will disrupt meeting

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

11, May, 2022 @12:16 PM

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Flood and cyclone-prone areas in eastern Australia may be ‘uninsurable’ by 2030, report suggests
Report mapped 10 electorates considered most at risk of becoming uninsurable due to flood, fire and other extreme weather risk

Royce Kurmelovs

02, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Zelenskiy’s economic guru: ‘Germany can survive without Russian oil: I wouldn’t want my country facing the shame’
Exclusive President Zelenskiy’s economic adviser, Oleg Ustenko, tells of his fury at how Europe’s refusal to act is piling more misery on Ukraine

Rob Davies

23, Apr, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Australian insurance reports are riddled with errors and difficult to access, research finds
Reports used by industry to evaluate customers often missing claims or had incorrect figures and could take as long as a month to obtain

Ben Butler

21, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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BoE asks financial firms for £24m more to keep track of risks from crypto assets
Levy increase needed to hire 100 extra staff in response to ‘new policy responsibilities’, says regulator body

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Apr, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Extinction Rebellion protesters force Lloyd’s of London to close HQ
Environmentalists block entrance to insurance market as they demand end to fossil fuel support

Joanna Partridge

12, Apr, 2022 @2:50 PM

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RAC insurance left me for months without a car or a payout
A reader writes that the firm let him down after a no-fault accident

Miles Brignall

11, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK woman told to pay extra home insurance to host Ukrainian family
John Lewis demanded extra £41.74 despite industry’s promise hosts will not be penalised

Miles Brignall

05, Apr, 2022 @3:41 PM

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LV=’s on board with £511,000 bonus for boss despite shambles of failed sale
Mark Hartigan has been given £511,000 bonus for 2021 – a humbler CEO would have let the dust settle

Nils Pratley

29, Mar, 2022 @5:36 PM

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