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.
Esure and Direct Line founder Sir Peter Wood has led a £2.5m seed funding round for sharing economy insurtech Pikl.
Esure has hired QBE’s David McMillan as its CEO with a mandate to fulfil “very ambitious” digital plans for the business, by new owner Bain Capital.
Esure improved its solvency capital coverage ratio to 149% over the first quarter of 2019, having seen it drop to 108% at the end of last year.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
Motor-heavy Esure faced a “disappointing” year that saw claims costs mount and its solvency coverage ratio dip.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
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…
Sir Peter Wood, founder and chairman of Esure, paid £53.7m in tax last year, according to the Sunday Times’ tax list.
Motor insurers are preparing to issue potentially millions more green cards in the case of a no deal Brexit.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…
Esure is looking for a digital-savvy CEO from outside the industry, who will lead a transformation programme when Bain Capital takes ownership at the end of the year.
Esure has received a takeover bid which would see the insurer valued at £1.17bn.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
As Igo4 appoints a Google exec to its board, Jonathan Swift looks at whether the recruitment of Mark Bennett marks a "trend" in terms of insurance turning to digital to fill their top tables.
The number of personal injury motor insurance claims has fallen to the lowest level in nine years, government figures published today reveal.
Insurance leaders have pledged to pass on all savings made through the Civil Liability Bill reforms to policyholders.
The cost of motor claims has climbed to the highest level on record, the ABI said. However, claimant solicitors say the numbers don't paint the whole picture.
Esure has been able to grow its motor book substantially over the past three years as a result of a more relaxed risk appetite.
Esure has reported a pre-tax profit of £98.6m for the year ending 31 December 2017.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
The surprising departure of Brendan McCafferty as the CEO for intermediated and direct at Axa Insurance last month got me thinking.
I started this year in style watching the fireworks over Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland Paris. Looking at January’s headlines the insurance industry has also started this year with a bang.