When lockdown was announced in March 2020, the scale of the adjustment required for remote working may have warranted insurance businesses pressing pause on recruitment and development. But, with lockdown accelerating the use of technology, it’s been…
For the record: Aviva disposals, Beazley creates digital unit, Fenchurch & Partners launches, new D&O MGA Rising Edge and Zurich invests in insurtech
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
A few years ago Net Promoter Scores were a buzzword in insurance feedback. However, after a year where the sector has suffered repeatedly from bad headlines over business interruption and Covid-19 payouts, Post asks if firms still want to hear about how…
Insurers and brokers have increased paid leave and introduced more flexible working arrangements to employees under additional pressure from lockdown restrictions, with a particular focus on those now juggling work with childcare responsibilities.
Tesco Bank new and renewing home and motor policies will be underwritten by Tesco Underwriting from August, the business announced on Tuesday.
Insurers and brokers have told Post that the majority of their staff will continue to work from home and that offices will remain open to those few that need to access them, following the start of a third national lockdown in England.
Post spoke to insurers, brokers and claims professionals to get their predictions for what 2021 will look like.
Post spoke to insurers to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Under the weight of coronavirus curtailment the UK unemployment rate has hit 4.8%. Crafty criminals are capitalising on unsuspecting job hunters to ‘phish’ personal information and commit insurance fraud.
Usually a lavish affair in the Royal Albert Hall with the insurance A-listers dressed to the nines in their finery and quaffing champagne mid-July, this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government restrictions the British Insurance Awards ceremony…
Co-op Insurance, National Body Repair Association, The AA and Ageas discussed how insurers can build a more sustainable approach to motor claims
The issue of using reclaimed parts has been ongoing among motor insurers, manufacturers and salvage companies for years. While there has been little traction to use them as an alternative to traditional new parts, things could be set to change
The Financial Conduct Authority has shut down Inspire Insurance Services and ordered the broker to ringfence relevant funds in a string of sweeping instructions.
While the pandemic has brought heartache in so many forms, it has also ignited real positivity through the ways people have supported one another like never before, says Ant Middle CEO of Ageas UK.
Adam Beckett, most recently Aviva propositions director, will join Ageas UK as chief distribution officer in 2021.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
Tesco Bank will pay Ageas at least £125m for its 50.1% stake in Tesco Underwriting as it confirmed the deal first revealed by Post last year.
John Glen MP, economic secretary to HM Treasury, has rebuked insurers deducting government grants from business interruption claims payments and warned of further action.
Investment of £1.2bn on 5267km of roads across Britain could prevent more than 8000 deaths and serious injuries over the next 20 years, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas.
As the UK government further eases Covid-19 lockdown measures, as pupils across the country return to school, how do insurance companies and employees feeling about returning back to the workplace? Post spoke to some of the leading insurance firms to…
Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
With growing pressure on the government to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay reporting to measure inequality in the workplace, Post investigates what steps the industry is taking to prepare and what is still to do.
Ageas UK has reported a post-tax profit of £22.8m for the first half of 2020 reversing a loss of £2.7m in the first quarter.