Content director, insurance
Jonathan has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998 as a reporter, news editor, editor and content director at Incisive Media.
He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
The founder of One Answer Network and One Answer Insurance is poised to roll out a new business that aims to remove the “Mickey Mouse” stigma of add-ons. With another lead generation start-up waiting in the wings.
Insurers are being urged to consider an evidential video application as a firm successful in the third-party administrator and loss adjusting markets targets the sector.
Cycling up mountains is a pretty extreme way to spread the word about the work of Alzheimer’s Society far and wide.
In association with start-up specialist Tallt and health insurer WPA, Post recently polled insurance brokers on their thoughts and experiences of trading with insurers, and whether technology has helped or hindered that relationship. Here Jonathan Swift…
Exclusive: Motor insurer Sabre has recruited UK insurance veteran Patrick Snowball – a man who once sold the business - to its board as it gears up for its IPO.
Earlier today an email dropped into my inbox confirming what many had suspected for a while, the insurtech start-up Guevara was no more.
Insurtech peer to peer start-up, Guevara, has closed its business after four year due to failing to establish a capitalised underwriting vehicle.
Today is World Alzheimer’s Day which gives the insurance sector an opportunity to raise awareness about the growing threat of dementia and the challenges it poses to our society.
Claims Club: Brokers tell insurers there is disconnect between internal ambitions and the claims reality
Insurers need to improve internal communication and break down silos to provide brokers and their customers a better service.
The chief operating officer of Co-op Insurance has called on the insurance industry to collaborate better during major flood events.
The insurance industry is not doing enough to protect clients from underinsurance in liability claims as a result of the Ogden discount rate changes, the sector has been warned.
Weeks away from launch, Wrisk co-founder Nigel Barton talks to Jonathan Swift about how his business hopes to change the insurance ‘dialogue’, the need for start-ups to forge partnerships with well-known brands, and why it is necessary for the UK to keep…
Indro Mukerjee, the outgoing CEO of Watchstone has admitted that while it might have been more “romantic” or “Hollywood” to have grown the business by acquisitions during his two year tenure, it would not have benefited shareholders long term.
Exclusive: Young driver and telematics specialist Ingenie is poised to branch out into non-motor products and expand its underwriting footprint to older UK drivers.
GI CEO Colm Holmes discusses Aviva UK's 'social purpose' and how it is helping customers defy uncertainty.
Brokers, there is still time left to shape the runners and riders for this year’s Underwriting Service Awards.
Cyber has dropped from the biggest concern among insurance bosses to seventh, according to the latest CEO Outlook from consultancy KPMG.
Exclusive: Halo Insurance is to launch in Australia later this year in what will be its first underwriting venture with new owner Zurich.
Insurance United Against Dementia: How JLT Specialty is building a strategic partnership with Alzheimer's Society
As Insurance United Against Dementia looks to build on the momentum of its association with the British Insurance Awards, Jonathan Swift spoke to JLT Specialty about its tie up with IUAD's charity partner Alzheimer's Society.
In preparation for Post's Digital Insurance World event, here are six more insurtech start-ups to watch.