Post journalists and broking stalwarts found themselves in the Houses of Parliament this week, on the day that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered an historic defeat.
In this instalment, Holly Tester, marketing executive at Buzz, joins the firm the week of the Buzzvault launch, and explains how the launch process works.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
In a highly competitive market, it is important that insurers maximise their data models to create more intelligible insights. Only then, argues Alan O’Loughlin of Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, will they gain a strategic advantage over competitors
Hood Group and Richard King-led Ticker have entered into a three year contract, which will see service provider Hood Group venture into telematics for the first time.
Exclusive: Pay as you go insurtech Zego has inked a deal with venture capitalist Triplepoint that will see it take on debt to fund further expansion.
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
Kingsbridge Group has acquired of insurtech company Dinghy, which provides on-demand professional indemnity cover to freelancers and ‘gig’ economy workers.
Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
On the back of recent research by Post and Banking Circle – the financial utility – into the banking/payments infrastructure insurance companies use for reconciliation and settlement, Edward Murray sought to discover the most pressing pain points and how…
It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
High-tech and more traditional theft is on the up, so understanding the latest trends is an important step in tackling it, according to Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz Insurance.
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
Lloyd’s has confirmed electronic placement targets for the first half of 2019, alongside a new mandate that all Lloyd’s brokers will be required to connect to a recognised electronic placement platform by 1 June 2019.
Software house SSP expects to have finalised its restructuring consultation before Christmas.
Climate change means extreme weather events are only going to become more frequent. Maurice Tulloch, CEO international insurance, explains how the insurance industry can lead the way in prevention.
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
The second of a fortnightly series of diary posts providing an insight into the launch of a new insurtech, from Charlie Vinall, business operations manager at Buzz.