Businesses warned they may lose insurance on closed premises

Millions of small businesses and other bodies forced to shut their premises have been warned they could be left uninsured unless they take...

Saga cruise bookings hold up well in spite of crisis

Saga, the specialist in insurance and travel for the over 50s, has said that demand for cruises is holding up well despite the...

A solvent insurance industry is vital for all

Re-rigging a ship is a difficult task at any time. Best perhaps not to start in the middle of a storm. Those who...

UK banks agree to scrap £8bn dividends amid recession fears

Britain’s largest banks have agreed to scrap nearly £8bn worth of dividends in light of the coronavirus crisis, giving banks an additional cushion...

UK’s biggest lenders suspend dividends after BoE pressure

The UK’s largest lenders bowed to pressure from Britain’s top financial regulator and halted their dividends after they were warned against paying out...

Insurers show we are not in it together 

We are all in it together, according to the PM. Not the insurers though. That was clear this month when the Association of...

Amazon during Covid-19, Rana on corporate interests

Amazon has pitched itself as an essential business to provide those sheltering in place with needed products. The FT’s Dave Lee reports on...

UK insurers tighten terms to explicitly exclude coronavirus

Insurers are tightening the terms of their business coverage to make sure anything related to the coronavirus pandemic is explicitly excluded. The industry...

US legal battle looms over coronavirus insurance payouts

US state legislators and lawyers have threatened to force the payment of coronavirus-related insurance claims that the industry insists are excluded from its...

Surge in demand for will writing as coronavirus crisis deepens

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted a surge in demand by wealthy elderly people for urgent advice on will writing, life insurance and inheritance...