The Association of British Insurers held a cross-sector roundtable yesterday to discuss the reduction to the Ogden discount rate.
A health insurer is using an artificial 'medical brain' to improve its underwriting and claims.
Malta-based PCC Building Block has partnered with Automovel Club de Portugal to launch health excess insurance to ACP’s members.
Catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide has launched a cyber risk modelling tool to estimate potential insured cyber losses across an insurer's portfolio.
The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board opens a new avenue for claims against professionals, explains Alisdair Matheson, partner at Brodies.
So what’s the worst thing you can say to a broker? Accuse them of being commission driven? Question what value they add to customers? Definitely best not to stray into the territory of online comparison sites, says Adrian Saunders, commercial director at…
UK-headquartered insurer Aviva has bought 50% of the remaining shares in VietinBank Aviva Life Insurance for an undisclosed amount.
Marsh and The Schinnerer Group have launched the first alternative capital-backed retail property-insurance vehicle for companies in the United States.
XL Catlin is involved in a project that will trial a fleet of autonomous vehicles between Oxford and London alongside a consortium of partners.
Insurance premiums will continue to skyrocket for motorists as a result of the government's decision to shelve proposed whiplash reforms, the AA has warned.
Aviva has created a new prototype system that will use Big Data rather than rely on customers to fill out hundreds of questions when making an application.
James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint, compares the start-up scenes of San Francisco and London in the second instalment of his behind-the-scenes look at insurtech disruption.
Most corporate data is ultimately used to feed financial systems and drive C-level decisions, so having the chief financial officer as an ally or even as a sponsor for your insurance core system transformation seems like an obvious choice. Adam Lamkin,…
In a snap decision just after Christmas I agreed it would be fun to attend a Moulin Rouge secret cinema perfomance, with little thought to the effort this would involve or the costume I'm currently having to source.
Allianz has made a strategic investment in US insurtech start-up Lemonade.
R&Q chairman and CEO Ken Randall has said the group is looking to simplify its business model as it identifies non-key assets for disposal.
‘In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity', wrote the great military strategist Sun Tzu a mere 25 centuries ago. His observation still holds true in these strange times of disruption. And seizing the opportunity is vitally important to modern…
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male.
The government's proposed whiplash reform has been kicked into the long grass as a result of the general election.
The government’s driverless cars bill will have to be reintroduced from scratch in the next parliament after the general election.
Richard Watson, the chief underwriting officer at Hiscox, has sold a total of £1.2m of shares in the company.
Bermudan insurance investor R&Q tripled pre-tax profits in 2016 to £8.5m from £2.8m in the previous year.
AIG expects to record a $100m (£77.9m) hit to its Q1 2017 pre-tax profits as a result of the cut to the Ogden discount rate.
Austrian Insurer Vienna Insurance Group has reported profits before tax of €407m (£340.7m) for 2016.