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.
An insurtech start-up has today launched an app enabled home and contents product that can be bought as quickly as 85 seconds.
With their restrictive covenants expiring at the end of 2017, the former LV general insurance management are now free to re-enter the market. Jonathan Swift speaks to the quintet about their new consortium ABC Investors, digital innovation and what it…
Jacqueline McNamee, former managing director of AIG in the UK, is to return to the market fronting a new Insurtech start-up.
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
There does not appear to be any slowdown in the number of insurtech start-ups that are aiming to mark their mark on the insurance sector.
Insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint has closed a second ‘venture’ investment round by raising $2.7m (£2m) lead by a firm that includes Nutmeg and Fan Duel among its portfolio.
The Supreme Court has granted an appeal by LV and Keoghs in the case of Cameron v Hussain.
Do you hold strong opinions and views about the growth potential of the nascent cyber insurance market?
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.