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.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
The general public might still be split on whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie or not. Jonathan Swift wonders if the resurrection of Norwich Union will prove just as divisive.
First Central Group is seeking external investment which will see its founders reduce their stake in the Guernsey headquartered insurance group, Post can reveal.
The Insurance Disability, Ability & Wellbeing Network will be officially launched next week to mark International Day of People With Disabilities.
An insurtech fronted by a former Aviva director is in negotiation with a trio of major insurers about adopting its solution, which co-founder and CEO James Russell describes as “Fit Bit for business”.
Insurers need to ditch standard practices like target times in contact centres and avoid unnecessary bureaucracy if they are to meet the needs of vulnerable customers, according to Direct Line Group managing director of claims Jessie Burrows.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
A child of the dot-com boom, CFC Underwriting has now left its teenage years behind as it enters its twentieth year as one of the pre-eminent specialist managing general agents in the London market. CEO David Walsh spoke to Jonathan Swift about the …
Blog: What does Admiral’s move to consolidate its aggregator businesses as Penguin Portals say about the state of price comparison in 2019?
A week after Go Compare's parent re-financed, Admiral has consolidated its global aggregation businesses as Penguin Portals 'to realise its global growth ambition'. Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders if this signals a first step toward…
After a phenomenally successful first series Insurance Post is delighted to say that we have teamed up with law firm Kennedys again for a second series of The Claims Apprentice in 2020.
CFC is exploring the possibility of entering the personal cyber market.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich discussed the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Personal lines customers are a promiscuous bunch, known for changing insurers for a few pounds.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
Q&A: Jane Harley, co-chair of GIN and manager, policyholder and third-party oversight department at Lloyd’s of London
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six Partner Networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they are doing, today focusing on The…
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Q&A: Amanda Lucas, talent, learning and inclusion manager, human resources, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and co-chair, Insurance Families network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on IFN - the…
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six Partner Networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on Link – LGBT…
Q&A: Ajay Mistry, partnership director, Brokerbility and co-chair, Insurance Cultural Awareness Network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on The Insurance…