Trade union GMB called on the government to protect the AA from being “asset stripped” as the motoring group accepted a take-over offer from private equity firms.
Esure Group has recruited Andy Burton as chief technology officer and appointed Justin Cockerill as chief commercial officer.
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.
Motoring group the AA has confirmed it reached an agreement on the terms of recommended cash acquisition under which Towerbrook Capital Partners and Warburg Pincus International will acquire the business.
As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a…
Insurance companies must ensure they are “purpose-led” in order to restore the sector’s reputation, Blueprint for Better Business CEO Chris Wookey told members of the Worshipful Company of Insurers last week.
Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Under the weight of coronavirus curtailment the UK unemployment rate has hit 4.8%. Crafty criminals are capitalising on unsuspecting job hunters to ‘phish’ personal information and commit insurance fraud.
It takes more than a Webex call to build the relationships the insurance industry thrives on, says Ross Dingwall, managing director – broker channel at Hiscox UK.
RSA group CEO Stephen Hester could pocket £17.74m from the sale of the insurer with UK and international CEO Scott Egan in line for a £6.67m pay out, according to analysis of the latest documents published by the provider as part of the proposed takeover…
“Ridiculous”, “harmful”, “anti-competitive”. These were the words used by Money Supermarket managing director of financial services Graham Donoghue to describe wide ‘most favoured nation’ clauses during a Competition Commission hearing back in 2013.
Insurers have urged the Ministry of Justice to release the rules for the whiplash portal as soon as possible, after delays earlier this year.
Internal collaboration among fraud teams is important when fighting fraud, experts said at Post's Claims and Fraud summit.
Towergate Insurance Brokers has sold Milburn Insurance Brokers to UBT (EU) in a £2.2m deal that completed on 1 November.
I-Wonder has launched a bicycle insurance comparison site and is planning to enter the motorcycle market at the start of 2021, Post can reveal.
Compare the Market has been fined £17.9m for its use of most favoured nation clauses.
Claims industry pivoted well to remote working but needs to prepare for a hybrid future, say experts
The claims industry has met the challenge of delivering for customers during the Covid-19 pandemic and should be preparing to take the best of what has been learned into a new normal of a hybrid remote-office work environment, according to specialists at…
Welcome to episode eight of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The Northern Irish Department of Justice has decided not to change the country's discount rate in line with the existing framework but will wait for reforms. DAC Beachcroft complex injury partner Louise Butler considers the next steps.
RSA's would-be co-owners Intact and Tryg intend to split the insurer once a deal closes. Post investigates what the parties' track records could mean for its future.
Usually a lavish affair in the Royal Albert Hall with the insurance A-listers dressed to the nines in their finery and quaffing champagne mid-July, this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government restrictions the British Insurance Awards ceremony…
Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris OBE added his name to the roll call of Achievement Award winners in 2020. Jonathan Swift caught up with his colleagues and listened to what he had to say as he picked up the prize, as well reflecting on the other…
Lisa Meigh, people director at Covéa Insurance, shares her learnings about remote working during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and gives her opinions on working practices of the future.
Inspire Insurance Services has gone into liquidation after the Financial Conduct Authority ordered the Coventry-based broker to shut up shop last month.