PREMIUM: As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Markel International has stopped writing wholesale personal accident and contingency insurance as its refocuses the PACE portfolio exclusively on entertainment with immediate effect.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
The global recession triggered by Covid-19 is “like a crash without an airbag” according to Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re.
As countries pull the lockdown lever in response to Covid-19 Tom Helm, head of Claims Consulting at Willis Towers Watson, and David Shepherd regional managing director at Solera ask: what do early global repair industry statistics show, what might we…
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Exclusive: Insurtech Tractable claims it has significantly reduced the key-to-key time for vehicle repairs for client Ageas by at least a week using the latest iteration of its AI technology.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Two: Pan-European start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
Insurtech start-up Collective Benefits has closed a £3.3m seed funding round involving Stride VC alongside existing investors Delin Ventures and Insurtech Gateway.
Admiral-owned Penguin Portals Limited has picked up ex-Skyscanner chair Margaret Rice-Jones as board leader of the aggregator network.
Gibraltar-based unrated motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company pursued a sale ahead of going into run-off and continues to explore its options, executive chairman Marcus Killick confirmed to Post.
Gibraltar-based motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company is going into run-off and will stop writing business after 31 December.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
Mapfre chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas, has urged insurers, governments, international organisations, the private sector, academia and civil society to deliver a combined approach to meet the challenge of climate change.
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…
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…
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…
Gross written premium reported by the 30 largest European insurers in 2018 was 4.4% higher than the aggregated figure for the previous year but those writing significant business outside of the eurozone have seen foreign exchange rate movements having an…
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances
Neos intends to double its UK direct customer numbers this year, amid international expansion plans and the launch of an add-on product for the UK market.
The Spanish Private Health Alliance hit out at “possible systemic fraud” committed by British insurers offering problematic medical cover within travel policies.
Zego has raised $42m (£33.52m) in a series B funding round led by Target Global, to fund its European expansion.