This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Shares at Goco, parent company of Go Compare, were almost 18% up this morning as the company agreed terms of an acquisition offer from British publisher Future, in a deal valuing the group at £594m.
Next year’s dual pricing ban will force price comparison websites to adapt if they are to stay relevant, experts have warned.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
I-Wonder has partnered with Go Compare for the launch of a Sorn insurance comparison service.
Goco Group, the parent company of aggregator Go Compare, has appointed Alan Burns as chief financial officer with Nick Wrighton set to leave after four years in the role.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.
Price comparison sites saw the beginnings of a gradual return to pre-pandemic consumer behaviours in May, having seen search volumes plummet in the initial weeks of the lockdown.
BGL Group founder Douw Steyn, former Saga bosses Sir Roger and Peter De Haan and Admiral founder Henry Engelhardt are among 16 industry figures to make the latest Sunday Times Rich List.
Direct Line and Esure founder Sir Peter Wood is stepping down as chairman of Esure with immediate effect, with Andy Haste named as his successor.
Moving home has to be one of the most annoying and tedious things we have to do. From organising your flat viewings to packing up all your belongings. And honestly who really likes change? It’s much easier to just stay in the place you've grown…
Go Compare has called for a doubling of the cooling off period for auto-renewals from 14 to 28 days during which time insurers should take “all reasonable steps” to make customers aware their insurance has been auto-renewed.
Consumers are ready for greater use of auto-switching services across many areas of household bills including home and car insurance, Go Compare CEO Matthew Crummack has said.
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has raised £15m in series A funding round as it prepares to launch a pay-monthly product at the beginning of next year and disrupt the existing insurance status quo
Price comparison website Go Compare has joined fraud-busting body Cifas.
The owner of Go Compare, Goco, has appointed Seb Chakraborty as group chief technology officer, with immediate effect.
Blog: What does Admiral’s move to consolidate its aggregator businesses as Penguin Portals say about the state of price comparison in 2019?
A week after Go Compare's parent re-financed, Admiral has consolidated its global aggregation businesses as Penguin Portals 'to realise its global growth ambition'. Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders if this signals a first step toward…
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.
UK motorists lose an estimated £982m a year by not shopping around on renewal.
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
Go Compare parent, Goco Group, saw its pre-tax profits fall 52% year-on-year to £7.6m, as revenues from its core price comparison site also slumped.
This week, the sunshine we were blessed with last week was replaced by a more winter-appropriate grey sky and rain.
Go Compare is expecting differential pricing to grow more pronounced this year, potentially buoying the company’s flagging motor comparison business.
Auto renewals are costing drivers a collective £1.23bn a year, according to research by Go Compare.