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Markerstudy gets PRA approval for Co-op deal

Markerstudy’s long-running takeover of Co-op’s insurance underwriting business could be completed by Christmas after the Prudential Regulation Authority signed off on the deal, Post can reveal.

Interview: Julian James, Sompo International

Sompo International’s international insurance CEO Julian James sat down for a ‘virtual chinwag’ with Harry Curtis to talk returning from retirement, the business’s Lloyd’s exit and brand ambitions, the hardening market and ‘Armageddon scenarios’.

Briefing: "Alexa, do voice assistants have a future in insurance?"

As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a future.

Analysis

Spotlight: Sustainability: Modern methods of construction

As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This drive is coming from a combination of government policies, consumer demand and also from within the industry itself

The Top 100 UK Insurers 2020

A ranking of the top 100 Prudential Regulation Authority-regulated UK insurance companies, with each business broken down by gross written premium, net written premium, underwriting result, retention ratio, solvency capital requirement and SCR Ratio.

Claims Apprentice 2020

Six up-and-coming claims managers, six ambitious candidates, all with one aim, to be crowned Claims Apprentice 2020. But who will be victorious?

The Top 100 Insurtech firms 2020

Post, in association with Sønr, indexes the businesses driving the innovation across the market, some offering solutions to accelerate corporate activity, others paving their own futures.

Insurance Covid Cast Podcast series

A series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Age and Insurance Post while our journalists are in isolation lockdown looking at the major topics of the day 

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