The Competition and Markets Authority has opened a merger inquiry into the proposed takeover of Bennetts Motorcyling Services by Ardonagh Group.
US insurance group Genworth Financial has agreed a £624m settlement with Axa, bringing to a close a lawsuit over payment protection insurance mis-selling losses.
Brendan Devine has been appointed CEO of Atec Group, which trades under the brand names Ceta Insurance, Arkel Underwriting and Insure My.
Great Lakes faces calls to pay out on wedding insurance after message on UK General-owned Weddingplan’s website suggested policyholders would be entitled to claim as long as cover was purchased pre-lockdown in ‘a particular area’.
Voluntary initiatives launched in 2018 to address dual pricing are “having a positive impact”, the Association of British Insurers has claimed amid suggestions that the industry needs to go further and do so quickly.
Government flooding funding "misses the point" on homeowners, it was alleged, as £5.2bn was pledged towards various initiatives.
The UK government recently took the decision to legalise the use of rental electric scooters on public roads. Glyn Thompson, head of the motor sector focus team at the Forum Of Insurance Lawyers and technical lead motor at Weightmans, looks at what the…
Direct Line Group has agreed to acquire personal lines insurtech firm Brolly in a conditional transaction expected to close during the third quarter of 2020.
While average car insurance premiums fell 5% in the second quarter of 2020, deeper analysis reveals more is going on beneath the surface as Willis Towers Watson and Confused warn of future pricing “uncertainty.”
Pukka-owner Freedom Services Group has teamed up with private equity firm Envest and others to launch Stella Insurance, a digital managing general agent providing female-centric motor insurance in Australia.
Zurich’s head of retail management David Martin spoke about joining the provider after 18 years with Allianz, pushing a digital strategy, leadership and management during the Covid-19 crisis as well as how he came into insurance.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
Effective remedies are still needed to address the scale of the dual pricing problem in insurance, according to the latest update from the Competition and Markets Authority.
Trakm8 has appointed Penny Searles as a non-executive director to help lead on the vehicle technology specialist’s strategic vision and commercial growth.
With analysts cautioning the Covid crunch will begin to bite insurers in the second quarter of 2020, Post investigates what impact the coronavirus pandemic has already had in the first quarter
The cost of compensating customers of failed general insurance companies through the Financial Services Compensation Scheme fell 14% to £146.4m in the year to 31 March 2020.
Blog: Rebalancing the BI bad publicity - how insurers can rebuild public trust with positive PR messaging
Delays in comment sign off to interference in influencing messaging. Consultant Mark Bishop polled insurers and brokers about the sector's Covid-19 response and concludes lessons need to be learned in terms of balancing bad publicity in the future.
CDL Group has reported a 5.1% fall in turnover to £52.9m along with a 31.4% drop in post-tax profit to £4.7m for the year ended 30 September 2019.
The Competition and Markets Authority has again appealed for the power to impose financial penalties on businesses that breach payment protection insurance regulations, after breaches were uncovered at Cardif Pinnacle, Lloyds Banking Group and Nationwide.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work – Lesson learned to help Gen Y employees adjust to a new work/life balance post-pandemic
For the 33nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior HR and talent managers to discuss the feedback they have had from millennials about how they have experienced lockdown and how insurers might adapt in…
June 2020 was to be the month insurers got their comeuppance on the saga that is dual pricing, but the Financial Conduct Authority has once again dropped the ball.
Goco Group, the parent company of aggregator Go Compare, has appointed Alan Burns as chief financial officer with Nick Wrighton set to leave after four years in the role.
Tara Parchment joined Brit to head up its private client offering in November 2018, after 22 years at Chubb. She spoke to Post about plans for the Private Clients offering, how it will meet the changing customer needs and how the current pandemic is…
Having began her career at Commercial Union it always seemed fitting that Amanda Blanc would one day take the top job at its successor Aviva. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects how the stars finally aligned for her to take up a role that for…