Insurance Times rounds up the biggest stories of this week 

This week, deputy prime minister Dominic Raab resigned over bullying allegations while reports swirled that former Scottish National Party first minister Nicola Sturgeon could be arrested over her involvement in a funding and transparency scandal within her party. 

But what went on in the insurance sector as many recovered from the popular Manchester marathon on 16 April 2023?  Find out below… 

The week began with Insurance Times sitting down with The Clear Group’s chief executive Mike Edgeley, who told Katie Scott about the insurance intermediary’s plans for structured growth over the next 18 months. 

Following this, contributor Jon Guy explored the rising tide of insurance firms who are seeking to demonstrate a real commitment to environmental, social and governance concerns via B Corp status. 

Then, junior reporter Chantal Kapani spoke to law firm Minster Law about the challenges this side of the market is facing following the introduction of the Official Injury Claims Portal and how the company was looking to move forward. 

Later in the week, technology editor Clare Ruel spoke to the founder and chief executive of an Italian insurtech accelerator that is seeking out interested UK firms to join its programme.

Rounding out the week, deputy news editor James Cowen spoke to Swiss Re UK and Ireland chief executive Jason Richards about how the insurance sector could better respond to the challenges it would face in 2023. 

Do you have any views on the stories we published this week? Please email acting editor Yiannis Kotoulas with any comments at to have your say.