Most people in the industry would probably describe themselves as open-minded, abhorring any kind of discrimination and supportive of more diversity in the workplace. The enthusiasm for change from all quarters is testament to that
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Insurers and manufactures have to educate customers on the risks of keyless car thefts, a conference heard.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
As a data-rich industry, the insurance sector can add value to the customer experience by using this information to enhance the way products and services are delivered. Graeme Howard, chief technology officer at Covéa Insurance, believes it’s essential…
One year after Post’s first nationwide cyber insurance survey, Michèle Bacchus revisits the policies, claims and statistics to give you the low-down on what to expect now and in the future of this fast-moving sector
Insurance policies come with technical jargon and are "inaccessible" to dementia sufferers, says the Alzheimer’s Society Charity.
Covéa Insurance has appointment of James Gearey as corporate development and strategy director.
Schooling students, charity cycling and cracking chocolate
Covéa has arranged a deal with John Lewis Finance that will see it act as the sole insurer for the company’s motor insurance offering.
Scor's shareholders express their opposition to the “destabilisation” attempt led by the activist fund CIAM.
I was lucky enough to spend last week’s sunny bank holiday on the South Coast enjoying a well-earned rest. For others in the insurance industry it seems that the saying 'a change is as good as a rest' is proving true with some major people moves this…
Covéa Insurance saw its underwriting profit slashed to £1.8m in 2018 compared to £12.4m in 2017, as its personal lines business felt the impact of claims inflation and adverse weather.
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…
Gift cards may not be very personal, but they are perfect when you are not sure what to get someone. However, if you are anything like me you put them away in a “safe” place and forget to use them in time.
Covéa Insurance has appointed Carolyn Callan as commercial lines and high net worth director with effect from 1 May.
Escape of water claims continue to exercise property claims managers. According to the most recent estimates from Association of British Insurers, domestic escape of water claims cost insurers £483m. With this in mind, Post, in conjunction with Acumen,…
Scor has called on its shareholders to reject resolutions drafted by activist investor CIAM to oust its CEO.
Mid-market is a growth area for many, so Post's second research project of the year aims to ask brokers how well insurers are doing in this sector and what more they can do.
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…
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
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.
Scor CEO Denis Kessler has slammed Covéa SGAM CEO Thierry Derez alleging that he is guilty of “repeated misconduct” and claiming he has the emails to prove it.
Scor CEO Denis Kessler has hit back following a letter from activist investor CIAM accusing him of acting in his personal interests by scuppering a takeover move by Covéa and bringing a criminal suit against the French insurer.