London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has criticised the government’s handling of the recent discount rate review, saying decisions made by some insurers to release reserves in anticipation of a higher rate were “a reasonable thing to do.”
Ageas UK saw a £27.6m bounce as a result of the discount rate change, offsetting large motor losses for the half.
Exclusive: Clare Lunn, director of fraud at LV, has been selected as a chair of the the General Insurance Fraud Committee.
Evan Waks has been appointed as Ageas UK’s chief risk officer and will start with the business in September.
This week the best and brightest in the insurance community gathered in the Royal Albert Hall for the 25th British Insurance Awards.
More than 200 Ageas staff due to lose their jobs from the closure of the company’s Stoke-on-Trent offices could get to retain their positions after Autonet’s owner Atlanta Group agreed to take over the lease.
When starting out as HR director at Ageas, employees were extremely reluctant to admit they had symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression, writes Lyn Nicholls. Unfortunately, this denial resulted in what people like psychologist Professor Tanya Byron…
Rob Smale, former claims director at Ageas, has joined the board of Claims Consortium Group as a non-executive director.
Insurers have begun responding to claims following the flooding in Lincolnshire.
A counter fraud intelligence sharing platform, developed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau to help the industry fight the £2bn annual fraud bill, has gone live.
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
Rob Smale, former claims director at Ageas, has joined the board of motor salvage firm E2E as a non-executive director.
Allianz has proposed shutting its Woking and Luton offices, which could lead to 97 people being made redundant.
RSA’s former SME managing director, Tara Waite (formerly Kneafsey) has re-entered the insurance sector as a non-executive director at Ageas UK, after leaving for payday lender Wonga.
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…
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
Former Ageas UK CEO Barry Smith and Ingenie founder Richard King have stepped down from the board of home insurtech Neos.