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.
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
Brendan Devine has been appointed CEO of Atec Group, which trades under the brand names Ceta Insurance, Arkel Underwriting and Insure My.
With analysts cautioning the Covid crunch will begin to bite insurers in the second quarter of 2020, Post investigates what impact the coronavirus pandemic has already had in the first quarter
Craig Thornton, general insurance and protection director for Lloyds Banking Group, succeeds former Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson as chair of the Association of British Insurers’ General Insurance Council.
Aviva’s advice on executive pay and corporate governance and responsibility is bang on the money.
Complete Cover boosts management team with four hires including ex-Markerstudy and Brightside leader Russell Bence
Non-standard motor specialist Complete Cover Group has recruited a four-strong team of senior managers with experience from Hastings, Kwik Fit, Markerstudy, Brightside and Ageas.
For every successful start-up, there are many more failures and insurance is no different. Jonathan Swift reflects on some of those that shone brightly for a short time before being buried in the insurtech graveyard.
Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to helping out…
This week started out with more questions than answers as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plans to 'actively encourage' those who hadn't been able to go to work through the lockdown back into the workplace albeit with some heavy caveats.
Providing premium refunds of £20 to £25 to all motor policyholders in the wake of Covid-19 behaviour changes amounts to little more than a “marketing initiative”, Ageas CEO Bart De Smet has said.
Ageas’ UK operations suffered a £23.5m hit from storms Dennis and Ciara, which drove it into a loss after tax of £2.7m for the first quarter of 2020.
This month we put the insurance industry under the microscope - looking into how much progress the Lloyd's market has made to bolster diversity and inclusion in the sector, the efforts taken to pay out business interruption claims and the industry's…
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.
Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.
I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.