The government has promised to review the application of the Insurance Premium Tax. But does the planned review go far enough?
The number of motor claims has risen by 10,000, which lawyers say is a sign there has been little impact from whiplash reforms.
The average cost of motor insurance fell to its lowest level in two years, according to a survey from the Association of British Insurers.
Car insurance premiums fell by £100 between December and February due to whiplash reforms and a six-month reduction in the number of car registrations, according to analysis by Comparethemarket.
In February, Post held a roundtable, in association with Aquarium Software, to examine the state of the UK pet insurance market, touching on issues from consumer education and pricing, to how data and technology may revolutionise the market
The Competition and Markets Authority last month provisionally found Compare the Market in breach of the competition law due to clauses included in its contracts with home insurers, which limit the price insurance providers can charge for their products…
Insurers, brokers and price comparison sites have welcomed a Competition and Markets Authority investigation into Compare the Market’s use of a controversial clause that prevents home insurers from offering cheaper prices elsewhere, but brokers argue…
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Compare the Market may have broken the law by preventing home insurers from offering lower prices elsewhere, the competition watchdog has warned.
Compare the Market owner BGL Group has seen underlying pre-tax profits soar by 16% in spite of its abandoned initial public offering.
A greater awareness of dual pricing among customers is seeing fewer people buying insurance online, according to research.
Marsh has been the talk of the town this week as it acquired the shares in broker JLT, shoring up its position as the largest broker by revenue in the world.
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
BGL Group has appointed Anna McEntee to lead its Frontline business, marking the conclusion of the consolidation of senior leadership team in the company’s Insurance Distribution and Outsourcing division.
Getting the most out of unstructured data can be complex. A recent roundtable discussed the resources available for underwriters to approach and tackle the problem
This year’s Budget was rewarding for many reasons: a freeze on insurance premium tax, an increase in research funding for driverless cars, and a dig at Jeremy Clarkson.
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Compare the Market has been named as the company at the centre of a legal probe by the competition watchdog.
Insurance companies need to use clever content strategies to make sure their website ranks high enough in search results to compete with aggregators. Here is some advice from Jonathan Moore, head of SEO at Equimedia
The competition watchdog will look into whether price comparison sites could be more transparent.
The owner of Compare the Market has seen revenue grow by 14% in the first half of its financial year.
CEO, BGL Group
Price comparison websites are now a “very significant” distribution channel for car and home insurance across Continental Europe.
Price comparison sites have welcomed a review into their business practices by the competition watchdog.