Corporation News

Half year results show Lloyd’s in ‘strong financial position’


Lloyd’s has today reported a profit of £1.67bn for the first six months of 2014, marking a 21% increase on the corresponding period last year.

Lloyd's awarded Beijing licence


Lloyd’s China has been awarded a licence to establish a branch office in Beijing, further strengthening the international development of the Lloyd’s market.

UK should remain in the EU, says Lloyd's Chairman


Leading City figures gathered last week for the twelfth annual Lloyd’s City Dinner, hosted by Chairman John Nelson and featuring guest speaker Sir Michael Rake, President of The Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Sean McGovern

Lloyd's General Counsel re-elected to US insurance board


Lloyd’s Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, Sean McGovern has been reappointed to the board of the US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI).

World War One: Remembering the fallen


As Britain commemorates the 100th anniversary of World War One, we take a look at our wartime contribution, and interview long-time underwriter John Hamblin about his project to profile each of Lloyd's lost heroes.

Lloyd's minimum standards

Lloyd's minimum standards align with Solvency II


Lloyd’s has today published a set of new minimum standards for managing agents, in line with good market practice and relevant Solvency II requirements.

Chinese insurers connect with Lloyd's


The volume of business between Lloyd’s and China will grow substantially over the next decade according to Lloyd’s Chairman John Nelson.

Lloyd's holds its first US Meet the Market


In early May Lloyd’s took its popular Meet the Market event to Boston, the first such event in the US, and the first visit for Lloyd’s recently appointed Chief Executive Officer to North America.

John Nelson

Insurers should push for climate resilience


The debate over whether climate change is a man-made phenomenon is no longer as important as the debate over how to plan for, and mitigate, the risks posed by it.

European risk managers visit Lloyd's


Last week risk managers from across Europe visited Lloyd’s to better understand how to access the Lloyd's and London market’s expertise and underwriting capacity in order to effectively manage and transfer their companies’ risks.