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.
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…
A greater awareness of dual pricing among customers is seeing fewer people buying insurance online, according to research.
Price comparison site, GoCompare has decided to remove candidates’ names from CVs and create an all-female shortlist for its chief marketing officer role, in a bid to attract more female staff.
Anti-fraud network No Office Walls has become an associated member of the Association of British Insurers and has on boarded seven large UK insurers and brokers to the platform.
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 surprising departure of Brendan McCafferty as the CEO for intermediated and direct at Axa Insurance last month got me thinking.
Go Compare Group has named Silicon Valley tech executive Joe Hurd as an independent non-executive director with effect.
Two ex-Go Compare senior heads have put together an insurance industry networking platform, No Office Walls, that will aim to tackle fraud through increased communication.
Go Compare has rejected an offer from Zoopla owner ZPG worth roughly £460m.
Fidget spinners, dabbing and the bottle flip are just three of the crazes that my son brought home from school during the last academic year. Luckily for me, unlike Pokémon - which has been in our house for three full years now - these were short-lived…
Go Compare has acquired a minority stake in digital comparison business, Souqalmal, based in the Middle East.
Go Compare is looking to invest in tech businesses after revealing strong H1 results.
Go Compare saw its profit before tax rise 1.7% in H1, to £39.6m from £34.5m for the same period last year.
Price comparison site Go Compare has said it's on track for a 22% leap in earnings for the six-month period ending 30 June 2017.
Confused.com has received a slap on the wrist from the Advertising Standards Authority for distributing ‘misleading’ motor insurance advertisement.
I was recently lamenting shortage of space in my toy-cluttered flat and a (childless) colleague mentioned the baby cages Victorian households used to hang out of their windows. “There were mercifully few deaths,” he joked, as I gazed at an online image…