US-based insurtech Lemonade has hired Jeff Brooks as chief marketing officer.
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe is planning to launch a contents and liability product in the UK in the first quarter of 2020.
Spotlight: Autonomous Vehicles: Is automation the answer to insurers’ nightmares or a dream come true for thieves?
At every trucking fair and trade publication and in each promotional video the industry is demonstrating the advances in autonomous commercial vehicles
As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…
The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.
As awareness of the damage we’re doing to our planet grows, sustainability is firmly on the corporate agenda, writes Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance. Finding ways to reduce our environmental footprint and safeguard the future for…
Ardonagh Group has a list of 146 potential acquisitions, which it reviews at a fortnightly investment committee, according to CEO David Ross.
On 10 August 2016 Tomasz Kroker was driving a truck on the A34 – ahead of him was a very visible long queue of traffic travelling uphill. The truck was travelling at 50mph, and Kroker made no attempt to reduce speed when he hit the first vehicle driven…
Aviva’s strategic update brought no “major announcements regarding the shape of the group” and “no real significant changes,” according to analysts.
Hiriyti Bairu spoke to Laura Drabik, group vice-president of business innovation, Guidewire about the opportunities and challenges facing insurers and insurtechs.
Risk managers, alongside accountants and regulators, must adopt a “more human-centred approach” to tackle the risks presented by climate change, the managing director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development has said.
CBL Corporation has delisted from the New Zealand Stock Exchange, effective from close of play today.
Blog: What does Admiral’s move to consolidate its aggregator businesses as Penguin Portals say about the state of price comparison in 2019?
A week after Go Compare's parent re-financed, Admiral has consolidated its global aggregation businesses as Penguin Portals 'to realise its global growth ambition'. Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders if this signals a first step toward…
Markel International national markets director Simon Wilson has been appointed as managing executive of global strategy for insurance operations at the insurer’s US-based parent, the Markel Corporation.
After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
As the negotiations over Brexit reach another crescendo of confusion, especially as the EU, UK and European leaders meet in Brussels, the insurance industry can only look on nervously. Those nerves, spiced with concern, are not just felt in the UK but…
Developments in geopolitics, climate and technology are increasingly putting supply chains under strain, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Commerce has warned.
European firms passporting into the UK need to notify the Financial Conduct Authority that they wish to enter the temporary permissions regime by 30 October in order to ensure they are able to continue operating in the event of no-deal Brexit, the…
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
Gross premiums written in London by the company market increased 6.7% in 2018, reaching £19.56bn, according to the International Underwriting Association.
UK motorists are unaware of the legal requirements to drive in the European Union if we leave Europe without a deal, warn insurers and brokers.
European insurers paid out €1069bn (£953bn) in claims and benefits to insureds in 2018, according to figures gathered by Insurance Europe.
Sedgwick UK deputy CEO Paul White has been promoted to lead the business, following the appointment of current CEO Stewart Steel as head of a combined Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa division.
Markel International has promoted three of its claims leadership team, with a view to giving parts of the business more specialised management.