With 50 years of drink driving campaigns drunk driving is shunned by society, but with technology taking over our lives it might be time for a distracted driving campaign to make using hands-free mobile devices on the move as frowned upon.
QBE has reported a one-off hit of $62m (£51m) as a result of the change in the Ogden rate in its first half results, without which it would have broken even.
Niall Barton has stepped down as CEO of insurtech start-up Wrisk to become executive chairman.
Admiral has reported a hit of £33m from Ogden in the first half of 2019, with a total estimated hit of between £50m and £60m.
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
The Association of Consumer Support Organisations has called on the government to match the Financial Conduct Authority in its approach to all types of vulnerable road user.
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Zurich backed start-up Pluto has entered partnership with travel insurtech Blink.
British Insurance Awards, Dive In for diversity and funds from filming
The Whaley Bridge incident has once again thrown the spotlight on insurers, their disaster plans and capacity issues. Alex Dalyac, founder and CEO, Tractable comments that while feet on the ground will never be totally replaced, the industry could be…
Aviva’s UK general insurance business delivered an operating profit of £172m for the first half of 2019, though the result excludes the £45m expense of strengthening reserves following last month’s discount rate decision.
Zurich UK GI has seen an increase of 144% in operating profits for the first half of 2019.
Three insurtechs have pulled out of the insurance market so far this year, raising questions around the efficacy of selling insurance to millennials and whether more of these firms will fall.
Insurtech Trov has today unveiled a white-label insurtech platform in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Hastings share price fell over 8% within the first two hours of trading this morning after it reported a profit after tax of £38.2m (30 June 2018: £72.9m) for the first six months of 2019.
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has criticised the government’s handling of the recent discount rate review, saying decisions made by some insurers to release reserves in anticipation of a higher rate were “a reasonable thing to do.”
Ageas UK saw a £27.6m bounce as a result of the discount rate change, offsetting large motor losses for the half.
We talk a lot about reputation. Earlier this year, Post held its inaugural reputation event, which was attended by key industry stakeholders.
LV will complete the transfer of business from L&G General Insurance by the beginning of 2023.
LV has been hit with a £13m blow as a result of the Ogden rate, which the insurer said could push up premiums by 1%.
With the motor claims landscape set to change following the Civil Liability Act, Motor Accident Solicitors Society chair Paul Nicholls airs his concerns over anticipated delays in the progress of the Litigants in Person portal and how a premature launch…
Broker CRL had found a replacement insurer to take on almost 30,000 Alpha policies, but the potential suitor has raised “several last-minute issues” that are holding up a deal.
RSA UK & International CEO Scott Egan hailed progress in the first half of 2019, but said the insurer will remain “vigilant” where it comes to its London Market business.