Views & insights

Our Views and insights page features articles, commentaries and opinion pieces on a range of topics to help you keep up to speed with the latest developments in the insurance industry.


March 8, 2021
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International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is a global day held on March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
March 2, 2021
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The Asta Interview with Sath Vimalarajah

In the latest Asta interview, we talk to our Syndicate Actuary Sath Vimalarajah. He tells us about the impact Covid-19 has had on the actuarial world and how the unprecedented and rapidly changing situation has affected his role over the last 12 months. Sath also has some advice for those considering an Actuarial career and shares a great tip for team collaboration and wellbeing while working remotely.
February 11, 2021
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Kung Hei Fat Choi!

In this Culture Matters bulletin we talk to Mandy Lamptey, our HR Manager for Talent Management and Business Partnering. Mandy is “British Born Chinese” and rightly proud of her family history and cultural traditions. So, as we approach the most important date of the year for all Chinese people, we ask what the Lunar New Year means to her.
November 12, 2020
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The Asta Interview with Alastair Goddin

In the latest Asta interview, Head of Risk Alastair Goddin looks to the future of the risk function, tells us about CP4/19 (clue: it’s not the latest Star Wars robot), and gives us just a few of the most overused words or phrases uttered by risk management professionals. He also reveals some of the things he’s been up to in lockdown – apart from working!
November 2, 2020

Syndicate 2525: A strategic and cost-effective partnership

As a specialist Lloyd’s insurer, Syndicate 2525 had been underwriting all aspects of employer’s and third-party liability business – including offshore and construction risks – since 2000. But with their existing managing agency no longer supporting syndicates with third party capital and compliance with Solvency II becoming a priority, a new third party manager was needed to help move their business forward.