“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
The Jersey Mutual Insurance Society is being investigated after ‘historic accounting activities’ were uncovered.
A US-based venture capital firm has invested in Home Repair Network.
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals
Hooking the headlines this week, Danish unrated insurer Qudos was placed in liquidation by its owner.
Many more insurers are allowing customers to renew policies, make claims notifications and track claims digitally compared to last year, according to research by Altus Consulting.
In the first of a series of diary posts, Alex Cherry, head of content at Buzz, provides an insight into what it takes to launch a new insurtech product.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has revealed plans to enter the European market.
Home insurance prices are cheaper than they were a year ago despite premiums increasing in recent months, according to analysis by Consumer Intelligence.
The Ardonagh Group cut down on its losses for the first nine months of the year, down to £48.9m compared to £92.7m in 2017.
Motor insurers are preparing to issue potentially millions more green cards in the case of a no deal Brexit.
It has been predicted that 2018 won’t be just a subsidence surge year, but one that will see the greatest upsurge in claims over a two year period.
Post has teamed up with telematics broking specialist Igo4 for a new quarterly series looking at the growth and trends in this the sector. To kick things off its CEO Matt Munro looks at who is buying these policies and where they live.
The owners of Danish unrated insurer Qudos have placed the business into liquidation, after it ceased to write new business in October.
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…
Victims of economic abuse often struggle to access insurance, writes Alice Merry, financial inclusion consultant for Surviving Economic Abuse, explaining what the industry can do about it.
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
At long last, the Civil Liability Bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle this week, opening the way for a much-awaited review of the personal injury discount rate.
Insurers have cast doubt over the viability of government proposals to reduce insurance premiums for motorists who have signed up to a cyclist awareness course.
Motor insurers have paid £23m to motorists every day of the year so far, Association of British Insurers’ research has found.