Thousands of insurance transactions happen over the web every day but with recent Google updates are insurers website as secure as they could be asks Mike Still, chairman of Trustify and of Business in the Community’s Business Emergency Resilience Group.
As regulators are spelling out the rules for influencers advertising services and products, insurers and brokers are starting to adapt their policies to these social media personalities making a living out of their online fame.
Hiscox has spent $15m preparing for business after Brexit, the specialist insurer disclosed in its third quarter trading statement.
Regulation might have helped to speed up the evolution of risk modelling but technology advances, especially cloud computing, are now taking this development to the next level. Edward Murray explores the benefits this is bringing and how insurance…
The offices of insurtech firm Brolly were broken into, and £15,000 of computers, tablets and phones were stolen.
The Lloyd’s Market Association has named Sheila Cameron, currently head of International Operations at Navigators Underwriting, as CEO.
Musical instruments require insurance cover that's in tune with their tumultuous lives.
Some 80% of Lloyd’s managing agents would like to see insurance-linked securities become a permanent fixture in the reinsurance and insurance market.
Carriers in the London market must work together in consortiums to spread risk, combat rising expenses ratios and mitigate underwriting pressures, Hiscox chairman Robert Childs said.
Hiscox saw pre-tax profit climb 27% to $164m (£125m) in the first half of 2018, with the insurer’s retail arm contributing more than half of that figure.
Hiscox has appointed Zurich’s EMEA claims director as its new UK and Ireland CUO.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.
Holidaying in North Korea isn’t most people’s idea of the dream summer break, but the kite surfing, Caterham racing CEO of Hiscox, Bronek Masojada, sees it as just another part of living life in the fast lane, as he explains to Ryan Hewlett
The challenges of bringing Lloyd’s trading into the 21st century
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
Exclusive: Hiscox CEO Bronek Masojoda cast doubt on the UK regulator's ability to make good on its promise to create a flexible framework for ILS business in London.
RSA's UK business will transfer all of its passported business for commercial customers to its recently approved post-Brexit hub in Luxembourg.
AI-powered home insurtech firm Luko has raised €2m (£1.75m) in a funding round led by French telecom billionaire Xaviert Niel.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
Tactical litigation is costly, underhand and rife within the technology sector, writes Tom Dixon, head of technology for Hiscox UK and Ireland, explaining how to help policyholders avoid it.
The terms commercial lines and digital aren't often spoken together - is the problem that the industry doesn't talk about it or is it really not happening in the market?