UK motor insurers made lockdown savings of £1.28bn as drivers stayed home between 23 March and 31 May 2020, research by price comparison website Hello-Safe has suggested.
In the second of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to look at how a new era of collaboration and ethics changed…
In the 23rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the distribution of products through the business-to-business-to-consumer channel.
Insurers and credit-hire organisations are working together to mitigate the rising costs of credit hire caused by delays in repair and extended hire issues related to Covid-19.
Allianz has named Rebecca Rogers as head of property claims joining from LV.
In the first of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. For the first instalment, Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to report on the changing face of the…
Over the past decade, the UK’s pet insurance market has seen substantial growth with 7.7 million pet insurance customers in the country. But amid so much uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, what reassurances are insurers providing to customers who…
Expertise in Audio 3: From business operation to customer relationship – changes expected in the next three years?
Martin Milliner, claims director at LV, and Stephanie Ogden, director of distribution at HDI Global, join Insurance Post's content director Jonathan Swift to discuss what the future of working in insurance and dealing with customer looks like.
Allianz Holdings, comprising of LV General Insurance and Allianz Insurance, saw £68m in claims relating to storms and flooding in the first quarter of 2020 as Allianz unveiled a global property and casualty €400m (£351m) Covid-19 hit.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations and the Association of British Insurers have set a number of voluntary principles for insurers and law firms to follow to enable the timely resolution of disputes during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.
Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
As homeworking becomes the norm and the government advises travel for only essential reasons, motor insurers have advised careful consideration of mid-term adjustments for cost-cutting to ensure adequate cover remains, but a consumer group has warned…
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Kevan Aubrey, a former head of commercial distribution and strategic accounts at LV, has joined Jensten Group as sales and distribution director for its wholesale business including Policyfast and City Underwriters.
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
The first quarter of 2020 has been busy for insurers but as a vital sector to the economy it is important the industry remains strong and competitive
What a week. The coronavirus may be an invisible threat, but its fallout – both within and beyond the insurance industry – is hard to miss.
Zurich UK has paused the sale of direct travel insurance to new customers joining a long list of providers reacting to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Post can reveal.
LV General Insurance Group has posted a 13% fall in operating profit to £93m for the year ended 31 December 2019 as Ogden took another bite out of the insurer’s performance.
Existing travel policies likely to be eligible for cancellation claims as FCO discourages 'all but essential' trips
Direct Line reported facing increased calls from travel insurance customers on Tuesday after the Foreign Office advised against all but essential international travel in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
This week the World Health Organisation labelled Covid-19 a pandemic as the number infected worldwide and fatalities from the disease continue to rise. As global stock markets crash sparking fears of a recession, the ripple effect has been felt across…
Exclusive: Zurich has told its insurtech partner Pluto to pull a travel disruption coverage add-on due to the coronavirus pandemic, but says this does not affect Zurich branded policies.