The Financial Conduct Authority has brought new guidance into force with immediate effect, telling insurance businesses to consider the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the value of their products.
In the 20th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100 all of whom are focused on insuring ‘wheels’ in the broadest sense.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
Direct Insurance Group has offered all staff the choice and flexibility of working from home, in the office or a mixture of the two on a permanent basis, Post can reveal.
Aon UK chief operating officer Nathan Shanaghy and the rest of the leadership team may have been left “humbled” by staff responses to global pay cuts, but that doesn’t mean the broker hasn’t served its workforce up a raw deal.
As the coronavirus pandemic hits every aspect of life and business in the country Post investigates what has happened in the broker mergers and acquisitions space and what is likely to come next
PREMIUM: Partnering with insurtechs enables companies to accelerate their agendas, the top strategic challenge the insurance market is facing today. As companies adapt to the necessity of digital first, corporate start-up partnerships provide the…
This week the government announced another easing of the UK lockdown rules. Although the waiting game is not over and Covid-19 still remains a threat, this comes as welcome news to many of us who have been anticipating the time when we can once again…
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 18: Brit's James Birch on digital Lloyd's start-up Ki's plan to be a top 10 syndicate by 2025
Ki, the new standalone algorithmically-driven digital Lloyd’s syndicate launched by Brit Insurance in collaboration with technology giant Google, aims to be a top ten player in terms of capacity by 2025.
Two US law firms have launched investigations into whether Willis Towers Watson board directors breached their fiduciary duties or violated other laws around the mega-merger with Aon.
Our expert panel warns that brokers with EU trade who haven't acted already may have left it too late.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 16: “From feast to famine in ten days” – How the travel insurance sector is dealing with the Coronavirus with no sales
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of travel insurance experts to discuss how the travel insurance sector is coping with a “tsunami of claims” and whether it will bounce back post-pandemic.
Joe Thelwell, CEO of Towergate Insurance Brokers, talks about organic growth, acquisitions and responding to the Covid-19 crisis as well as sharing how he started in insurance and what comes next for him and the business.
Now in its twelfth year Post' s Insurance Fraud Awards is your opportunity to promote the outstanding work your business and employees have been doing to curtail and catch criminals intent on making money through nefarious means.
A trio of insurtechs have confirmed early-stage fund raising of almost £20m only one week after the market was warned to expect a slowdown in investment due to Covid-19.
EC3 Brokers has appointed former Besso CEO and chairman Colin Bird to work alongside senior management.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 15: Has there been a rise in cyber threats and scams during coronavirus lockdown?
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of cyber experts to discuss how hackers and scammers are using Covid-19 to prey on people’s thirst for knowledge and information at this time.
General insurers will pay £8m more in Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy contributions than previously anticipated due to the recent failure of three firms.
Ardonagh Group has revealed a 1% drop in income year-on-year in April, pointing to a limited impact from the Covid-19 crisis as adjusted Ebitda rose to £20.7m.
Educating and representing during Covid-19: How insurance trade and training bodies are operating remotely
There has been a lot of focus on how different insurance companies have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, but what about the representative and educational organisations that are part of the lifeblood of the sector? Post content director Jonathan Swift…
Towergate Insurance Brokers has bought the Education Staff Absence insurance book from Integro and snapped up farm insurance specialist Edwards & Swan Insurance Brokers.
Parametrics has been around for a while but a slew of new entrants means it is now poised to make its mark on UK general insurance
Paradoxically, uncertainty is the one certainty in today’s pandemic regime - the insurance industry is facing a far more indeterminate present and future writes Paul Coleman, managing director of NPA Insurance.
The introduction of further guidance on premium finance by the Financial Conduct Authority including three month payment deferrals for customers hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has gone well according to market players.