US asset manager Blackrock has upped its stake in UK insurer Direct Line to 10.13%.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
Aston Lark has bought personal lines broker Highworth Insurance.
Zurich UK has announced it has ‘temporarily withdrawn’ from the direct home insurance market, as it explores other options.
With Adas on the rise, insurers need to better understand these technologies, including their impact on safety and claims, to derive the greatest benefits from them. National Windscreens managing director Jan Teo highlights how education can play a…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
NFU Mutual has reported a financial loss of £290m in 2018, compared to a profit of £540m the year before.
Despite motor insurance premiums falling 6.7% in the past year, data analytics company, Consumer Intelligence, has warned that concerns over Brexit could be causing premiums to creep upwards.
Former Ageas UK CEO Barry Smith and Ingenie founder Richard King have stepped down from the board of home insurtech Neos.
Electric vehicle sales might be on the rise, but questions remain about how ready the insurance sector is for what has been described as “biggest technology advancement since the invention of the combustion engine”. Europcar Mobility Group UK’s James…
Technology continues to disrupt insurance but William Corke, founder and strategy director at Corke Wallis, argues this is the perfect time for insurers to wrestle control back from the price comparison websites.
A move towards autonomous vehicles could lower premiums for drivers of non-autonomous cars, but insurers remain split over the issue.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
LV plans to build on the home book it picked up from Allianz business transfer, despite losses in the segment last year.
Liberty Mutual Europe has completed its re-domicile from the UK to Luxembourg.
LV has seen general insurance operating profit fall 10% in 2018 due to an "adverse claims experience".
The number of fraudulent insurance claims have soared by 27%, fuelled by rises in household and motor fraud.
Exclusive: Mobile phone insurance insurtech So-sure will look to branch out into home insurance early next year and is mulling international expansion.
The government has launched a widely-anticipated review into the Ogden discount rate.
Ageas UK will close its Stoke-on-Trent and Portsmouth offices resulting in around 430 redundancies, following a 45-day consultation.
Exclusive: Millennial gadget and bike insurance provider Kinsu is no longer accepting new customers, which its CEO has said is due to a lack of investment.
Aviva has won a landmark appeal case that could see fundamentally dishonest claimants denied all damages, not just those relating to personal injury.