Price still outweighs insurer financial strength in burgeoning mid-market sector.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
Allianz UK CEO Jon Dye confirmed that the transfer of personal lines business from Allianz to LV remains on-track and will be completed within three to four weeks, as the insurer announced its Q1 results.
Having to make an insurance claim can be traumatic. During Mental Health Awareness Week, Jeremy Trott, head of claims operations at Allianz Insurance, explains as well as the pain of the loss, it can be deeply distressing to experience an event such as a…
With the Internet of Things transforming logistics, Paul Greensmith, CEO of UK Legal Entities at Axa XL, and Jon Walker, executive managing director commercial intermediary at Axa UK, explain how the insurance industry can use the wealth of data produced…
The Environmental Agency has launched an eight week consultation on a new long-term strategy to tackle flooding and coastal change.
In this month’s issue, Post publishes the annual Insurtech 100, a celebration of growth and innovation in insurance across Europe, Asia and the USA, in association with Tällt Ventures.
The government has allocated £200m to remove and replace aluminium composite material cladding from around 170 privately owned high-rise buildings.
Schooling students, charity cycling and cracking chocolate
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
Total claims against failed insurer Gable could add up to £328m, the company's liquidator said.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations has urged the Justice Committee to investigate the establishment of the small claims portal.
In anticipation of the new discount rate announcement, expected by 5 August 2019, many insurers have already started to price and reserve at 0%
Just when they think they’re out, insurance pulls them back in. This week, two big names from the recent past, Stephen Catlin and Steve McGill, returned to the fold.
Trials for driverless cars are moving up in the UK, while they have stalled in some parts of the US due to reported deaths. Mark Hemsted, partner at Clyde & Co, argues that the public looking for perfection in this area could be misguided.
Abbey Protection Group and its associated branding, including Abbey Legal Before the Event Services, has rebranded to Markel.
Claims costs have driven an average premium increase of 35.1% since April 2014, Consumer Intelligence has found.
Verity Ross, motor claims handler for Zurich has been crowned winner of the Claims Apprentice 2019. Hiriyti Bairu caught up with her to discuss how she met the challenge, what the experience has taught her now and moving forward in her career.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has revealed that its levy for 2019/20 will be £532m over a twelve month period, £16m more than planned, with general insurers paying an extra £1m than anticipated.
Axa has placed 125 roles at risk of redundancy as a result of further restructuring of its claims business.
Don’t blame the rain for the growing number of water-related claims in the UK, blame the plumbing
The Civil Liability Act was passed in December, changing the way whiplash claims are calculated. As part of the bill, the government also agreed to reform the discount rate, which is currently under review. James Heath, President at Forum of Insurance…
Hastings has reported a 4% rise in gross written premiums for the first three months of 2019.
Handl Group, previously trading as FL360, continues its acquisition strategy with a purchase of Harrison Associates.