This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
Post Magazine first appeared on Saturday 25 July 1840, just seven months after the introduction of the Penny Post and was the first publication anywhere in the world to be sent by post – hence its name. It, therefore, ranks among one of the most…
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him
Against a background of the winding down of the Target Operating Model and the publication of the Future of Lloyd’s Blueprint, Post, in conjuction with WNS, invited industry experts to discuss the six suggested proposals to modernise the market. Post…
Advanced safety features not only differ in performance and description among different manufacturers, but even among models by the same car manufacturer. Andrew Ballard, senior global product manager at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, believes deep data…
The coming year is set to be something of a watershed for insurtech. Craig Foster, CEO at Leakbot, believes far from disrupting the insurance sector, insurtech is beginning to define it and providers now have a crucial role.
Following last month's Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards we caught up with all the winners. Today we feature The Mental Health Champion Debbie Mawer, director of people and culture at Claims Consortium Group
I wasn’t surprised to see that Lemonade has reportedly shelved its plans for an initial public offering, amid troubles in investor Softbank’s portfolio.
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
Following recent changes to the Chartered Insurance Institute's societies, Post caught up with Sue McCall, chair of the Society of Claims Professionals, Kevin Hancock, chair of the Society of Insurance Broking and Philip Williams, non-executive director…
The SME market is changing, with more IT consultants, gig workers and freelance project managers emerging alongside traditional businesses. To support both the old and new Helen Bryant, director of SME markets at Allianz Insurance, argues the insurance…
Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning wonders about Cuvva’s 3% claim.
Volkswagen Group has launched a 'paint and body platform' to keep insurers and the repair network up to date with its latest developments and technology updates.
With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?
Helios has (almost) done his work and got the week done. Probably because he has an oven ready plan. To leave the working week and enter the weekend.
Post news editor Jen Frost mulls general insurance appetite for innovation and, somewhat unintentionally, stumbles on Amanda Blanc as a common theme.
Former Zurich CEO for EMEA and global banking partnerships and Axa UK and Ireland CEO, Amanda Blanc is joining insurtech Trov as a senior adviser.
The Information Commissioner’s Office will be hoping that procedural bungles do not jeopardise its proposed audit and fines of Eldon Insurance and Leave EU, after its legal counsel was forced to admit standards had fallen “well below” expectations, Post…
David Richards has been named as Allianz’s UK IT director.
Berlin-based insurtech Wefox will be opening an innovation hub in London before the end of the second quarter next year, a spokesperson confirmed to Post after the business raised a further $110m (£83.7m) in its latest funding round.
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
As a host of firms featured in the top 100 insurtech ranking raise money, develop new products and spin-off their own start-ups, Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures argues that incumbents are been left behind as the insurance sector reaches …
Insurtech Seyna has been approved as a non-life insurance risk carrier by the French Prudential Supervisory Authority.
Insurance software provider Duck Creek has raised $120m (£91.3m).