The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.
Blog: Meatballs, Billy Book cases and Hemsaker: Can Ikea make flat pack household insurance a success?
As Ikea teams up with Swiss Re to enter the household insurance market, content director Jonathan Swift reflects on how the Swedish furniture giant could disrupt the sector with its own brand of flat pack cover.
The Financial Conduct Authority is well within its rights to give the wholesale market a telling off on culture and modernisation, writes Post news editor Jen Frost.
Insurers and brokers ask the most ridiculous, irrelevant questions, which starkly highlights how out of touch they are when it comes to IT procurement today, Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert argues as he looks at the current process and some of the questions…
The London Market Group has expressed its disappointment with the Financial Conduct Authority’s latest sector views report and requested a meeting with the regulator to discuss its findings.
Industry experts have predicted that the government is ready to delay the upcoming launch of the claims portal with an announcement expected “very soon”.
In the next in our series of podcasts with Motor Insurance World speakers Andrew Cox, detective superintendent at the Metropolitan Police, is interviewed by Post’s content director Jonathan Swift, outlining what challenges insurers can expect to come…
Love is in the air as of course it's Valentines Day. Today couples across the world will celebrate their love for one another with thoughtful gifts like chocolate, flowers and cards. A day that's often symbolised by white swans as they are known to have…
The former Zurich, Axa and Towergate leader discusses her portfolio of NED positions, challenges for insurers in the current market, the partnership opportunities for insurtech businesses as well as rugby and schools.
Markerstudy’s group underwriting director, Gary Humphreys, discusses taking a pause on commercial business, progress on the Co-op Insurance buy, debt, making further acquisitions and the rated versus unrated debate as well as backing MGAs and the future…
Markerstudy is in discussions with Qatar Re over the repayment of its $316m (£244m) loan ahead of the next deadline of May this year, group underwriting director Gary Humphreys told Post.
The final countdown has started for entries for the 2020 Post Claims Awards.
In the third of our series of podcasts with Motor Insurance World speakers Mike Partridge, paint and body business manager at Volkswagen UK, is interviewed by Post’s content director Jonathan Swift, outlining what challenges insurers can expect to come…
Post’s new Motor Mouth Podcast series is proving quite the hit with listeners.
Former Broker Network CEO Andy Fairchild has been appointed to the newly created role of CEO of Applied Systems Europe.
Admiral-owned Penguin Portals Limited has picked up ex-Skyscanner chair Margaret Rice-Jones as board leader of the aggregator network.
There are 14 million disabled people living in the UK and, for many, assistive technologies – devices and software that support their day-to-day activity – are a real lifeline writes Johnny Timpson, protection specialist at Scottish Widows.
One of the original insurtech poster children, Trov recently pulled its personal lines offering in the UK and quickly followed this up by partnering with Lloyds and Halifax on renters’ insurance. Trov CEO and co-founder Scott Walchek sat down with Jen…
In the second of our series of podcasts with Motor Insurance World speakers David Williams, managing director of underwriting and technical services at Axa, is interviewed by Post’s content director Jonathan Swift, outlining what challenges insurers can…
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
The wait began in 2017, and many of us felt that the agonising limbo might never end. But after two and a half years, the wait is finally over. That’s right: Kesha’s new album is out today.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
Protecting customers online is becoming increasingly difficult. Brooke Snelling, senior manager at Iovation, a Trans Union company, highlights areas where insurers should be using tools to prevent fraud.