22 press releases for "Insurance"

27 March 2017

Mixed picture for UK financial services, finds PwC/CBI survey

Hiring expected to rise as profitability improves Sentiment amongst financial services firms deteriorated further in the three months to December, but there are signs of...

30 November 2016

PwC comments on Bank of England stress tests results

Commenting on the Bank of England's stress tests results today,   James Hewer, UK stress tests leader and partner at PwC said:   "Today's stress...

23 November 2016

Autumn Statement 2016 - PwC compares whiplash savings to IPT rises

Comparing savings for consumers on motor insurance, Mohammad Khan, UK general insurance leader at PwC, commented: "Consumers can expect to save around £40 on their...

04 November 2016

PwC Sponsors Z/Yen’s InsurTech Academy

PwC Sponsors New Collaborative InsurTech Research Project PwC and think tank Z/Yen are pleased to extend their association with the launch of a new project...

24 May 2016

Deafness insurance claims in the UK down significantly: PwC comments  

Figures released on 23 May from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ UK Deafness Working Party reveal that the number of deafness claims in the...

18 May 2016

Queen's Speech 2016: insurance in a digital age....and with driverless cars

Mohammad Khan, PwC's insurance leader, welcomes the inclusion of insurance within the raft of measures on driverless cars contained in today's Queen's Speech, saying: "As...

12 May 2016

PwC's London (re)insurance market review of reserve adequacy

There is a real risk that Casualty reserves for business written during 2015 will run off at a loss in the future. The strength of...

29 March 2016

‘Perfect Storm’ of events dampens optimism among financial services firms – CBI/PwC

Optimism among firms in the financial services sector has fallen at the fastest rate since 2011, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The...

21 January 2016

PwC launches new global technology team to harness Bitcoin technology

PwC has recruited 15 leading technology specialists to exploit and commercialise blockchain, the technology that powers the crypto-currency, Bitcoin. The new Blockchain team will be...

30 December 2015

UK flooding – PwC updates insurance loss estimates from Storms Eva and Desmond and comments on Storm Frank

Mohammad Khan, general insurance leader at PwC, said: “The effects of continuing torrential weather are set to hit parts of the UK even harder. Our...

09 October 2015

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

08 July 2015

Budget: PwC comments on increase in Insurance Premium Tax from 6% to 9.5%

Ben Flockton, PwC Insurance tax partner, said: "Increasing the basic rate of IPT from 6% to 9.5% will clearly not be welcomed by insurers. It...

Budget - PwC comments re insurance sector

In response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement on Wednesday, Colin Graham, PwC Global Insurance Tax leader said: “The Summer Budget will largely be viewed as...

10 October 2014

Choppy outlook for European IPO market

• European markets were quieter than expected with the vast majority of the €6.6 billion proceeds being raised in July alone – but Q3 2014...

30 June 2014

Financial services firms upbeat as business volumes rise- CBI/PwC

The UK’s financial services firms saw another rise in business volumes in the three months to June, and optimism continued to pick up across the...

21 October 2013

PRA Solvency II consultation paper - PwC comments

In response to the PRA's publication of 'Solvency II: applying EIOPA's preparatory guidelines to PRA-authorised firms' today, Charles Garnsworthy, PwC's UK Solvency II Leader, commented:...

11 October 2013

AIM IPO values rocket 142% year on year as 2013 Award Winners announced in London

The AIM market raised €564m through company floats during the third quarter of 2013 – almost 2.5 times more than the amount raised in the...

02 August 2013

Corporate failures buck trend by shooting up almost 10% in Q2

PwC's analysis of today’s national corporate insolvency statistics found the number of company failures rose by almost 10% as parts of the retail and property...

01 July 2013

Business continues to grow and optimism rises in the financial services sector – CBI/PwC

Financial services business volumes continued to grow strongly and optimism improved in the three months to June, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey....

27 June 2013

Flood insurance fund - PwC comments

Following today's announcement on new arrangements to cap flood premiums, Mohammad Khan, insurance partner at PwC, said: "The announcement today on the flood insurance fund...

20 May 2013

UK businesses urged to tackle disaster risk reduction in new UN / PwC led initiative

PwC / UNISDR report warns that business growth in hazard-prone parts of the world is leaving the private sector more exposed to disaster risk New...
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