Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.
A new decade sparks urgent need for motor insurance providers to adapt to the needs of a changing motoring community writes James Roberts, business development director for insurance, Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.
Insurance Covid Cast – episode one: How has the industry’s reputation been impacted by its handling of the coronavirus epidemic
In the first of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Age and Insurance Post whilst our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss the sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what lasting impact it might have on its…
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the mass migration of insurance professionals away from the office environment for the foreseeable future. In light of this unprecedented situation, Post subscribers were invited to take part in an online survey to…
Covid-19 Resilience Survey finds insurance employees most concerned about mental health and mass sickness
The ability for employers to handle staff wellbeing - especially mental health - and manage business if staff numbers are significantly reduced due to sickness, were the most pressing concerns among respondents to an exclusive Post survey focused on…
The government should require e-scooter riders to buy insurance, according to a panel of experts speaking as part of Post’s Motor Insurance World Live on Wednesday.
“Motor insurance is there to support customers in their time of need,” Mike Brockman, CEO and founder of Thing Co, explains to Jonathan Swift, content director of Insurance Post.
Motor Insurance World Live video presentation: Same problem, new challenges; tackling motor fraud in 2020
Allianz has been tackling fraud for over a decade with savings increasing year-on-year for the last ten years.
Falling motor claims frequencies may mean insurers reconsider what they’re charging policyholders, though their ability to act proactively could be stymied by uncertainty over the length of the Covid-19 emergency, an event heard.
Motor insurance companies have long focused on rating factors such as a driver’s age, occupation and where they live.
Exclusive: Insurtech Parasol has pressed pause on plans to trade, which it said was due to its original capacity provider pulling out.
Motor Mouth podcast 10: From car salvage to the future of work – what is the future of motor insurance?
Director of content Jonathan Swift discuss how the sector will adapt to challenges being presented at the moment with Motor Insurance World sponsor E2E Total Loss Management and its chief operating officer Neil Joslin.
Less than two weeks into a ‘partial lockdown’ that some fear could last six months, slightly under three quarters (72.2%) of respondents to the UK Body Repair Covid-19 Survey reported that claims notifications were already down more than 70%, with almost…
Sabre has delayed its special dividend to shareholders, citing the need to wait for greater clarity around the impact of coronavirus pandemic.
As homeworking becomes the norm and the government advises travel for only essential reasons, motor insurers have advised careful consideration of mid-term adjustments for cost-cutting to ensure adequate cover remains, but a consumer group has warned…
Insurers’ gender pay gaps narrowed marginally in 2019, with the difference between the median and mean pay of women and men shrinking by 0.94% and 1.46% respectively among a sample of top insurers collated by Post.
Kevan Aubrey, a former head of commercial distribution and strategic accounts at LV, has joined Jensten Group as sales and distribution director for its wholesale business including Policyfast and City Underwriters.
Mark Eastham, Avantia CEO, has dismissed rumours that the company is for sale.
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a range of stop-gap measures to help consumer credit customers manage the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
Saga’s in-house underwriter saw profits slide in 2019/20 as its travel operations face continued coronavirus disruption.
Celebrating women, charity partnerships and advice on Covid-19.