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.
Ageas has extended its partnership with independent broker Darwin Clayton, signing a five-year deal worth £45m.
Ageas UK will close its Stoke-on-Trent and Portsmouth offices resulting in around 430 redundancies, following a 45-day consultation.
With the outcome of Brexit still unclear and a possible European Union exit on 29 March looming, some insurer bosses have cautioned that we could see rising claims inflation this year.
John Lewis has ceased to offer travel insurance after its contract with Ageas was not renewed, which the insurer has claimed is part of a drive towards profitability.
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
As we draw closer to the start of spring, the UK has seen unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures climbing into the double digits in recent days. But it’s not just the weather that’s heating up.
Any “predictable impact” from Brexit on market premiums will probably result from claims inflation, Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has warned.
Ageas UK CEO, Andy Watson revealed that “pen has been put to paper” in the insurer’s recruitment drive for a chief risk officer.
Ageas UK saw a threefold increase in profitability in its 2018 full year results, reporting a profit of £76.7m compared to £25.4m in 2017.
Former Aspen UK chief financial officer, Jonathan Price has been appointed CFO of Ageas UK.
As the Brexit negotiations rumble interminably on, it can sometimes feel impossible to imagine life after 29 March. The British Insurance Brokers' Association gave the industry something to look forward to, announcing the keynote speaker for its…
Tributes have flooded in from across the industry to Peter Shaw, former CEO of Thatcham Research, whose death was announced on Monday.
Cavere Group has launched an intermediary business primarily focussed on home insurance.
Ageas UK intends to outsource the majority of its IT infrastructure and operations to a third party supplier.
Ageas will cease writing new business for Vauxhall from May this year.
Ageas intends to close its Port Solent office by June 2019 and its Stoke office by June 2020, and expects to close its sales and service operations in Eastleigh.
We may not have flying cars, humanoid robots and exaggerated shoulder pads, but there is every reason to believe that the 2019 predicted by 80s film Blade Runner, looks very slightly dystopian.
It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…