UK General's Matthew Schofield on how profit, not volume, will drive growth and respectability of MGA sector
In recent months managing general agents have been in the spotlight, with the media seeking to get under the skin of one of the fastest growing insurance sectors. UK General's Matthew Schofield says MGA management teams need to now stop 'navel gazing'…
Insurers operate today in a relatively mature market environment but Max Richter, managing director for insurance, Accenture UK and Ireland, argues that it offers limited opportunities for growth and relatively few new products coming onto the market
London-based insurtech Artificial Labs has announced it has raised £4.2m in a seed round to scale up its team, product offering and geographic reach.
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
Trade credit insurer Atradius has forecast that global insolvencies are set to rise for the first time in 10 years, with the UK facing the highest increase of all advanced markets.
For all the work has been done by the insurance industry to contain and control personal injury costs, many are seeing repair claims increasing as a result of a wider use of advanced driver-assistance systems. Edward Murray looks at what the sector can…
Insurtech Insurdata has secured $3m (£2.29m) in seed funding from a group of investors led by Anthemis and Menlo Ventures.
For Insurance Post's latest research project, we're delving into the world of cyber. What is making companies tick at the moment? How are they dealing with threats? What can insurers, brokers and managing agents do to ease the digital journey ahead?
Managing general agent Iprism's latest accounts show profits dived and tens of millions of pounds was wiped off the valuation of the company, following the demise of former unrated insurer partner Gable.
Exclusive: Managing general agent Iprism no longer deals with its former director’s managing general underwriter Eaton Gate, Post can reveal
Crawford & Company has begun the search for a new president, UK and Ireland, after incumbent Clive Nicholls announced his intention to retire on the 30 September 2019.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has revealed that it has worked with a number of brokers to transfer around 165,000 Qudos motor and pet insurance policies to new providers.
Covéa Insurance has appointed Carolyn Callan as commercial lines and high net worth director with effect from 1 May.
The Ardonagh Group sliced its losses by 149% in 2018, as CEO David Ross hailed ‘the end of three years limbering up’.
Four of the five articles downloaded most by Post’s sister title Insurance Hound’s insurer audience during March explicitly addressed ways in which technology has changed the insurance landscape.
The penetration of premium finance into the SME market has been stuck stubbornly in the 40% to 45% range for many years. Could that be about to change as slicker offerings from the main providers and new entrants hit the market just at a time when small…
Aston Lark has completed its third acquisition of 2019 with the purchase of Jobson James insurance broker and its specialist employee benefits practice Jobson James Consulting.
US-based insurer American Family Insurance will deploy Neos smart home technology and related products and services to launch smart home protection service in the US.
Motor-heavy Esure faced a “disappointing” year that saw claims costs mount and its solvency coverage ratio dip.
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