Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
The insurance industry continues to treat cyber attacks and fraud as two independent problems. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, argues they are in fact one and the same – and until the…
Christopher Read has been appointed as Axa XL’s UK chief operating officer, joining from EY, where he was an associate partner.
Blog: Building regulations - how can stricter changes present opportunities for the wider insurance industry?
As stricter building regulations for new buildings are set to come in force, insurers could see lower property damage costs and pay outs. However, Simon Ford, chairman of the British Damage Management Association, asks if this could be a challenge to…
GRP-owned broker Sagars has bought Lancashire-based engineering and entertainment broker Thomas Cook & Son.
The insurance sector is one of the mainstays of the UK economy, contributing nearly £30bn and employing more than 300,000 people. Its sheer size and financial strength gives the industry the opportunity to do good for the people who rely on it
Incubator Insurtech Gateway has launched a new investment fund today backed by insurance companies that is aiming to raise and inject up to £30m in start-ups between now and 2023.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Digital transformation is urgently needed to make our industry faster and more efficient, says Ben Walter of Hiscox Global Retail
Exclusive: Tech firm and managing general agent Stubben Edge is seeking growth after a £1.2m raise led by Saracens chairman Nigel Wray and analyst Eamonn Flanagan.
Having taking over the reins of National Windscreens as managing director in 2018, Jan Teo spoke to Jonathan Swift about what attracted her to the role; the challenges the business faces and what it is like being caught up in a motor manufacturer space…
Quest Group has been appointed to manage claims for policyholders of failed Lamp Insurance.
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Crawford & Company has bolstered its client relationship function with a trio of senior hires from major insurers.
Automatic fire sprinklers should be compulsory in all new build schools, insurers have warned.
Brightside managing general agent Kitsune Associates passed 10,000 policies sold last month and is on-track to meet its first year gross written premium target, according to managing director Trevor Bowers.
Following two consecutive years of poor underwriting results in the UK, RSA has taken decisive action to restructure its business and shrink premiums
County Group has acquired Shropshire broker Meadons, a deal that will see the GRP North West hub push closer to the £100m premium mark.
Exclusive: The complexity of repairing semi-autonomous vehicles has seen claims inflation rise significantly in the past year, insurers have warned.
Tom Stoddard has stepped down from his role as group chief financial officer at Aviva, continuing a shakeup at the senior levels of the company.
Having been through one merger already Axa XL’s UK CEO Paul Greensmith, took the most recent change in his stride. But he explains to Jen Frost that, even though his part of the business is now part of the behemoth Axa, it will retain its agility,…
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme will protect customers of Lamp Insurance following the unrated insurer’s demise.