Fiona Murphy discusses the results of the 2016 Swiss Re Group Watch in further depth with report author Ron Wheatcroft.
After four years as CEO, Swiss Re's Michel Liès will step down on 1 July with reinsurance head Christian Mumenthaler named as his replacement.
Fiona Murphy finds a ‘vibrant' and ‘growing' whole-of-life market compared with its term assurance sister
Ron Wheatcroft reveals the wider implications of pension tax reforms on later life income and in particular employers' death-in-service cover
Frank O'Neill has been appointed the CEO of Swiss Re UK & Ireland starting from 1 February 2016.
Since the arrival of auto-enrolment, the business case for linking protection and pensions has become ever more compelling, writes Jason Green.
Swiss Re's business unit Admin Re has agreed to acquire closed life insurance fund consolidator Guardian Financial Services from private equity firm Cinven for £1.6bn.
As the number of people with group income protection rises, Thomas Smith looks at how the industry is faring.
Swiss Re saw its net income increase 11% to $2.3bn in the first half of 2015, the reinsurer's second quarter results have revealed.
Swiss Re surveyed 13,000 people across 13 countries in Europe and the Middle East about financial security issues. The responses and findings are both impressive and alarming, says Russell Higginbotham
Swiss Re is to offer a direct to consumer (D2C) digital platform to insurers to sell protection products online, in partnership with Backbase.
The global insurance industry grew in 2014 with life premiums seeing growth of 4.3% after a decline of 1.8% in 2013, Swiss Re's sigma study of 2014 has found.
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a USA based non-profit organsiation has launched a London division.
The gap between people's needs if they became critically ill or disabled and what they would have is €750bn across 13 European & Middle Eastern countries, a report from Swiss Re has found.
The protection market has seen widespread growth, increasing by 4.1%, Swiss Re's Term & Health Watch 2015 report has found.
Alan Sparks of Canada Life looks at what can be done to cross the barriers to growth that the group life market faces
The number of people insured under group risk schemes expanded by almost 1.25m between 2010 and 2014, new figures from Swiss Re have revealed.
Private health insurance premiums in emerging markets are ‘set to double' by 2020 as people want and can afford more healthcare, according to analysis.
Swiss Re saw a loss of $462m on its life and health reinsurance business, which it attributed to changes in its US business.
The whole of life (WoL) market is seeing growth as it emerges from the shadow of earlier decline, writes Thomas Smith
Swiss Re has reported a dramatic decrease in its life and health insurance business, its nine month figures for 2014 have revealed.
The number of over-65s will increase by 80% to nearly 1 billion over the next 15 years making elderly care needs one of the biggest global challenges for insurers and stakeholders, a report has warned.
Unum has announced it will increase the number of staff on its sales team who work face to face with brokers in a bid to grow the UK protection market.
Insurers should bring back mutuality to the protection industry with peer to peer (P2P) insurance to be considered, delegates at the Protection Review conference heard.