Briefing: EC3's 'Plantation Place' – Insurers back renaming as London’s Square Mile faces up to slavery links
When the Black Lives Matters movement blew up in the UK following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota I wondered how long it would take before the insurance sector came under the spotlight.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'The Last Word' with Pie Insurance CEO John Swigart and Shift Technology CEO Jeremy Jawish
In the 26th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, to provide the last word on the rankings.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
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…
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
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has named Sheila Cameron, currently head of International Operations at Navigators Underwriting, as CEO.
There still appears to be a significant disconnect between the understanding of cyber risks and the response to them at board level. RGL Forensics partner Ben Hobby explains that as a result companies might have already suffered, or are about to suffer,…
Why is private equity the primary investor in insurtech?
Nick Ashmore, head of marketing at Response Tap, reflects on what UK insurers can learn from US customer service.
Blockchain has become a buzzword in the industry but few know what it means, even less so its implications for insurance.
The motor space is under intense pressure in terms of costs. With margins tight, how can insurers handle claims efficiently while delivering good customer service? New technology may provide part of the answer
Brokers share their views on their relationships with insurers, the impact of technology and their investment priorities, in this exclusive piece of research conducted by Post in association with WPA
Investment in UK insurtech has increased to £218m in the first half of 2017 compared to £7.3m in the previous year.
Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
Start-ups have to go to great lengths to attract business, both literally and figuratively, writes James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint.
A series of insurtech start-ups have completed the Accenture Innovation Lab programme and are set to begin their seed funding rounds.
Investment into insurtech increased by more than 50% globally to nearly £15m last year, with the majority of deals involving artificial intelligence, a report found.
Aviva is the only insurer to have made the list of top 100 employers for LGBT staff for the second year running.
Insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint has been chosen to take part in Accenture’s Fintech Innovation lab.
Insurtech start-ups have a range of options to fund their business: from private equity to crowdfunding, from partners to business angels, from incubators to accelerators. Innovators are using old and new ways to raise money - and each of them has its…
Investment in insurtech so far this year is already triple that of the whole of last year, making it one of the UK's fastest growing sectors.
KPMG published last week its latest Pulse of Fintech report, including the investment figures for the year-to-date in the insurtech space.
This week Post reporter Rosie Quigley and I were given a tour around the Accenture Innovation Lab at Plantation Place in the City.