The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…
Markerstudy has appointed Dan Fiehn to the newly created role of COO.
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
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
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
Markerstudy is consolidating its UK business units into a single ‘super’ managing general agent.
Exclusive: Markerstudy is still waiting on its new parent Qatar Re to gain regulatory approval for the acquisition.
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.
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?
Markerstudy capacity owner, Qatar Insurance Company, has reported a 24% fall in profits.
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.
How social media influenced the response of insurers to the Liverpool fire
The year started with an executive merry-go-round but this week proved that less senior people were also liable to redundancy, as it was revealed that a total of 480 jobs are at risk as a result of the LV/Allianz deal.
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.
Last month, Qatar Re signed a deal to buy Markerstudy’s Gibraltar-based insurance companies after year-long rumours of a sale had only started to die down
This month, Post casted a musing eye over the year ahead. With Brexit negotiations still waging, the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect and Ogden reforms still looming over the industry, 2018 is set to be a busy year.
Markerstudy will expand into the London market as a managing general agent following the sale of its insurance business to Qatar Re.
Qatar Reinsurance Company Limited has signed a deal to buy Markerstudy’s Gibraltar-based insurance companies, subject to regulatory approval.
The need to speed up laborious processes in order to meet customer demands has never been higher. Post gathered some insurers, brokers and tech specialists to discuss robotic process automation, which is on the verge of transforming the industry.
Getting the most out of unstructured data can be complex. A recent roundtable discussed the resources available for underwriters to approach and tackle the problem
This month's movers and shakers in the insurance industry.
Markerstudy has made 27 employees redundant at its Chesterfield site.
Caravans, cycling, coping mechanisms and a colour run