Aviva has successfully transferred 1.39 million policies to its Irish post-Brexit hub at the start of the month, after receiving a regulatory green light.
With Valentine’s Day yesterday, the Post team started the week by bracing ourselves for an inevitable slew of romance-related press releases. We weren’t disappointed.
Brokers have identified Brexit as their second biggest worry, behind regulation and compliance, Aviva research has shown.
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…
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
To celebrate the 25 years of the British Insurance Awards. Post caught up with a host of winners of the Young Achiever of the Year Award
The issue of unoccupied property is a political hot potato in a climate of Brexit and increased online retail. How are insurers tackling this high risk area?
Insurers are coming up with ways to get round obstacles to doing business in Europe after Brexit
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
The Civil Liability Bill, which aims to transform Britain’s motor compensation culture to create a fairer system for insurance customers and claimants alike, has received Royal Assent today and is now part of UK law.
Climate change means extreme weather events are only going to become more frequent. Maurice Tulloch, CEO international insurance, explains how the insurance industry can lead the way in prevention.
The Competition and Markets Authority has ‘uncovered a range of problems’ around the loyalty penalty and made several recommendations for change in its damning response to a super complaint on pricing practices, but some feel that insurers are catching…
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
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…
We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.
Aviva will sell motor and household lines through a platform that will "reinvent" the way insurance is sold and tackle the issue of dual pricing.
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Many more insurers are allowing customers to renew policies, make claims notifications and track claims digitally compared to last year, according to research by Altus Consulting.