The coming year is set to be something of a watershed for insurtech. Craig Foster, CEO at Leakbot, believes far from disrupting the insurance sector, insurtech is beginning to define it and providers now have a crucial role.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we feature The Mental Health Champion Debbie Mawer, director of people and culture at Claims Consortium Group
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we feature The Gender Equality Champion Amanda Ferguson, the senior procurement manager & chair of Axa’s Gender Equality Employee Resource Group.
Though a new decade and the opportunity for new beginnings are now firmly in view, this week proved that 2019 still has some endings to get out of the way first.
The government has outlined plans for a capped compensation scheme for Thomas Cook customers suffering “the most serious hardship” from injuries or illness.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
Following recent changes to the Chartered Insurance Institute's societies, Post caught up with Sue McCall, chair of the Society of Claims Professionals, Kevin Hancock, chair of the Society of Insurance Broking and Philip Williams, non-executive director…
Volkswagen Group has launched a 'paint and body platform' to keep insurers and the repair network up to date with its latest developments and technology updates.
Historically people have 'fallen' into insurance rather than seeking it as a career. Adrian Furness, chief operating officer at Covéa Insurance, asks if this is changing.
The Ministry of Justice continues to face criticism for "missing the point" in its response to allegations of a “loophole” in whiplash legislation that affects children and vulnerable road users.
Mark Harris has joined loss assessor Harris Balcombe as head of cyber risks, Post can reveal.
With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?
The Association of British Insurers will not be proceeding with a legal challenge to the “misguided and incorrect” decision to set the Ogden personal injury discount rate at -0.25%, the organisation has confirmed.
For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…
Insurers will know that the litigation process is neither short, nor timely. Yet, that is changing, writes Stephen Netherway litigation partner at City law firm Devonshires.
Mapfre chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas, has urged insurers, governments, international organisations, the private sector, academia and civil society to deliver a combined approach to meet the challenge of climate change.
FSCS has paid out a total £276m following the collapse of unrated insurers Alpha, Gable and Enterprise
The UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out a total £276m in claims to the policyholders of three overseas unrated insurers that collapsed between 2016 and 2018.
The Financial Conduct Authority issued 522 unauthorised firm warnings and an unconnected £227.3m in fines for the year up to March 2019, both signifying a jump.
Last month’s torrential rain that saw hundreds of homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Midlands devastated by flood water served as a stark reminder of the destructive impact that the weather can have. But this can also have a severe impact on…
Graham Smart has replaced Luke Exford as president of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters. He spoke to Hiriyti Bairu about how loss adjusting has evolved over the years and the challenges facing the sector.
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
The outlook for the global property and casualty insurance sector is stable based on economic growth, good insurance capitalisation and positive P&C pricing trends, Moody's has said, as it flagged continuing catastrophe exposure.
By 2020, 40% of cars on the road will have some sort of advanced driver assistance systems installed, but Neil Atherton, sales and marketing director at Autoglass, asks if insurers are even aware if these systems are switched on and calibrated correctly…
The Civil Liability Act has created some unintended circumstances and Minster Law's CEO Shirley Woolham asks how legal expenses insurance can help in the post-reform world.