This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Exclusive: Cold calling fraudsters have contrived another method of targeting policyholders to make fake claims in what insurer LV told Post it believes is a twist on previous scams.
As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a…
Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Under the weight of coronavirus curtailment the UK unemployment rate has hit 4.8%. Crafty criminals are capitalising on unsuspecting job hunters to ‘phish’ personal information and commit insurance fraud.
I-Wonder has launched a bicycle insurance comparison site and is planning to enter the motorcycle market at the start of 2021, Post can reveal.
Welcome to episode eight of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
It is not just low-value claims that can benefit from technology – data analytics has an important role to play in major and complex loss, argues Neil Baldwin, McLarens executive director.
Usually a lavish affair in the Royal Albert Hall with the insurance A-listers dressed to the nines in their finery and quaffing champagne mid-July, this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government restrictions the British Insurance Awards ceremony…
Welcome to episode seven of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Video: Embracing new technology and a digital workforce to drive a more efficient and innovative business
From chatbots and the internet of things, to drones and artificial intelligence, technology is having a profound impact on the insurance sector, how it engages with customers and the way it conducts its business.
Last week the British Insurance Brokers’ Association followed others' footsteps as it moved its 2021 conference online. Post news editor Jen Frost considers the future of events.
The British Insurance Awards might have lost its traditional venue the Royal Albert Hall and an in-person audience this year, but it is still set to have all the pizazz, glitz and fun you’d expect from the most prestigious event in the industry calendar.
Loss adjusters are looking to technology to deal with business interruption claims, with the market preparing for a possible influx following the upcoming Supreme Court test case review.
In a live webinar session taking place on 18 November, an expert panel will discuss strategies for building a more sustainable approach to motor claims and what this means in terms of repair costs, as well as customer choice.
Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
IBM’s work contained “extensive” and “material” issues in both design and execution that should not have been present at a late stage of development, a Direct Line Group subsidiary has alleged in an ongoing legal spat over an IT contract.
This prestigious award recognises the importance of business deals, partnerships and key hires, and the 2020 winner will be decided by you.
Zurich’s analysis of its UK workforce has shown that the future impact of technology could mean 270 jobs go unfilled in the next five years if its team is not reskilled.
Video: Driving change in insurance and rebuilding trust in the market - both during and after the pandemic
Pre- or post Covid, insurance has been on the cusp of major change for a number of years.
Like all industries, insurance has been impacted profoundly by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Webinar: The risk convergence: How insurers can seize the initiative on privacy, cyber risk and operational resilience
In a live webinar session taking place on 17 November an expert panel will explore industry perspectives on how firms can seize the initiative on privacy, cyber risk and operational resilience as an opportunity to be future-ready.
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems