International General Insurance has appointed Nasser Zagha to the newly-created role of chief technology officer.
Exclusive: Start-up Iotatech's £1m raise will secure its development and growth over the next two years.
The chair of underwriting agency Iprism has vowed that it will never work with unrated capacity again having only just got its house in order after the collapse of former partner Gable in 2016.
The spotlight has been on Arron Banks this week but we've also seen some major business acquisitions.
Amazon will have a disruptive impact on the insurance industry in the next five years, insurers say.
Insurers need to act now to stay relevant to their customers in future, writes Ageas' CEO Bart De Smet.
As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…
Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
Eldon Insurance could be faced with fines that are “significantly higher” than the combined £135,000 it and Leave.EU have been ordered to pay if the Information Commissioner’s Office finds evidence of misdeeds in an audit of the broker.
Aviva takes the crown as digital insurance lead, but insurance as a whole is middling compared to other sectors, according to a report.
The insurtech sector continues to grow, with a 40% increase in the number of insurance-related patents, research found.
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
Insurers, brokers and price comparison sites have welcomed a Competition and Markets Authority investigation into Compare the Market’s use of a controversial clause that prevents home insurers from offering cheaper prices elsewhere, but brokers argue…
As whiplash legislation speeds through parliament, claims management companies have increasingly been looking into other avenues to keep the coffers full and cavity wall insulation claims have spiked. CMCs may be the industry’s own bugbear, but this…
Compare the Market may have broken the law by preventing home insurers from offering lower prices elsewhere, the competition watchdog has warned.
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Charles Taylor Insuretech, has launched a three-year graduate programme, that will see graduates work across project management, business analysis, service delivery, architecture, data and analytics, and information security.
Direct Line now automates 70,000 transactions a week and anticipates hitting the two million milestone by the end of the week.
The quick turnaround of Slice’s on-demand cyber insurance policy demonstrates the “leverage” partnerships with insurtechs can provide, according an Axa XL collaborator.
As insurance is embracing digital technologies, the most crucial skill it will need is empathy, explains Stephen Walker, director of claims, customer and operations at Covéa Insurance.
Insurers must guard their customers' data wisely to maintain their trust, writes Michael Davison, industry principal for financial services at Atos UK and Ireland.
Applied Systems will consider entering Australia, New Zealand or South Africa if an acquisition opportunity presents itself.
Google’s investment in Applied is a vote of confidence for the longevity of the broker channel, the company said.
Exclusive: Delegates from the Insurance Association of China will visit the UK on Friday, in the run up to regulatory shifts in the country.