Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
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…
ERS confirmed CEO Ian Parker will step down after seven years, as the motor-focused insurer revealed it is entering specialist commercial insurance.
Qlaims has appointed Liz Latter as chief commercial officer following Mike Keating’s departure to take up the post of managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association.
Former Ageas UK CEO François-Xavier Boisseau has been appointed as ERS chair following Amanda Blanc’s surprise Aviva CEO appointment.
Having began her career at Commercial Union it always seemed fitting that Amanda Blanc would one day take the top job at its successor Aviva. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects how the stars finally aligned for her to take up a role that for…
The Police Mutual Group will become part of life and pensions mutual Royal London, a move driven by a need to bolster its financial position, according to Police Mutual CEO John Perks.
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.
Some firms are telling their staff to avoid all but essential work travel in the UK due to coronavirus concerns, leading to some insurance event postponements and cancellations, Post has learned.
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
ERS has recorded profit of £13.9m for 2019, its best performance since being bought by Aquiline in 2013.
The former Zurich, Axa and Towergate leader discusses her portfolio of NED positions, challenges for insurers in the current market, the partnership opportunities for insurtech businesses as well as rugby and schools.
Amanda Blanc has joined digital claims provider Rightindem as non-executive chair of the board of directors.
Former Zurich EMEA CEO and Axa UK and Ireland CEO Amanda Blanc has joined insurtech Laka, Post can reveal.
Ex-Zurich and Axa boss Amanda Blanc has been appointed as independent chair of Welsh rugby’s Professional Rugby Board.
Macquarie Group now holds 5.32% of Watchstone Group, according to a stock exchange filing.
Post news editor Jen Frost mulls general insurance appetite for innovation and, somewhat unintentionally, stumbles on Amanda Blanc as a common theme.
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
Amanda Blanc will join specialist motor insurer ERS as a non-executive director on 2 January 2020.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Specialist motor insurer ERS has reported a profit of £3.1m, a decrease on £5.6m for the same period last year.