Insurer LV has ceased to offer further travel policies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
This winter, three European insurtechs have signalled their ambitions to expand to the UK market. Post investigates whether they are outliers or likely to be the first cohort of an insurtech invasion.
Instagram influencer Simon Hooper has apologised to followers after an International Women’s Day post sponsored by Axa was slated as offensive.
Is 2020 the year that the electric car revolution really takes off? The next decade will certainly be an exciting time for the automotive industry as Britain’s road network changes to a model of transport. Jonathan Swift, content director for Insurance…
Personal lines insurance providers are faced with a potentially “lethal” situation if call centre staff cannot go into work en masse due to coronavirus disruption, compliance experts have cautioned. Post asked brokers and insurers how they are preparing…
The industry is set to pay out £363m on claims from storms Ciara and Dennis that hit the UK last month, the Association of British Insurers has calculated.
Exclusive: UK General Insurance is in “advanced” sale “negotiations”, Post can reveal, with market sources tipping Primary Group as poised to buy the firm back.
If the discount rate in Northern Ireland is made minus 1.75% this will lead to price hikes and potentially vast jumps in the cost of individual claims, insurers and lawyers have warned.
From November last year to January 2020 Post gave insurance employees the chance to nominate and rate their employers on topics ranging from management to diversity and work/life balance along with whether they would recommend the company to a friend.
Blog: The effect of Brexit on attitudes towards the NHS - how will this affect medical insurance enquiries?
On the day of the general election last December we witnessed a sharp spike in the number of visitor searches seeking out quotes for private medical insurance, 1072% higher than the forecasted figures for that time of year, writes Ian Sawyer, commercial…
Operating profits for Aviva’s UK general insurance business fell 35% to £250m in 2019, though the result excludes the £45m cost of strengthening reserves following July’s Ogden rate revision, as it revealed it has cut 1200 jobs across the company so far.
Admiral saw profits rise in 2019 as its UK insurance results were buoyed by positive development in prior year claims costs, reserve releases and commission.
Mental health, paperless policies and prostate cancer partnership
David Stevens, group CEO and co-founder of Admiral, will leave the role and board in 12 months’ time, the insurer has confirmed.
Legal & General has booked an estimated consideration of £255m for the sale of its general insurance business to Allianz as the division reported an operating loss of £35m for 2019.
Acquisitions in the UK distribution space rose 13% last year, according to research by Imas Corporate Finance. Post investigates what is driving the increase in consolidation and the challenges buyers are facing in their traditional hunting grounds
Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders whether Parametric insurance will live up to the hype of being The Next Big Thing, in the way that Blockchain has perhaps failed to.
PREMIUM: Zurich was voted fourth in Post’s Best Insurance Employer poll after its employees rated the company on factors such as senior management, work/life balance and training and development.
PREMIUM: LV was voted third in Post’s Best Insurance Employer poll after its employees rated the company on factors such as senior management, work/life balance and training and development.
PREMIUM: Aviva was voted ninth in Post’s Best Insurance Employer poll after its employees rated the company on factors such as senior management, work/life balance and training and development.
PREMIUM: Gallagher was voted eight in Post’s Best Insurance Employer poll after its employees rated the company on factors such as senior management, work/life balance and training and development.
PREMIUM: Post invited insurance employees, through emails, social media and via the brand’s print and online channels, to nominate and rate their employers on a variety of aspects including their management, diversity, work/life balance and whether they…
Covéa has signed up to buy Bermuda-based global reinsurer Partner Re from the Ferrari-owning Agnelli family for $9bn (£7bn) in cash in a deal scheduled to complete in the fourth quarter of this year.
What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out