The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
Ahead of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers conference, Jonathan Swift caught up with Fujitsu chief technology officer Manan Sagar to talk about the future of risk management and the role of technology in that evolution.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
Teachers are safer drivers than sales people; Edinburgh residents are better drivers than those from Glasgow; and Toyota owners score better than those that own BMWs. These are among the insights gleamed by Matt Munro, Igo4 chief executive, from the…
Inshur, mobile-first provider of commercial motor insurance for private hire drivers, has partnered with Uber to reward drivers for safe driving.
As a data-rich industry, the insurance sector can add value to the customer experience by using this information to enhance the way products and services are delivered. Graeme Howard, chief technology officer at Covéa Insurance, believes it’s essential…
Esure and Direct Line founder Sir Peter Wood has led a £2.5m seed funding round for sharing economy insurtech Pikl.
The number of motor theft claims paid out by insurers in Q1 of this year was the highest since 2012, leading insurers to call for action from motor manufacturers.
The use of data is widespread but where insurers are on their integration journeys can be very different. Post, in association with Marklogic, brought a panel of experts together to discuss best practice in this area including effective compliance and…
It’s all change for the country this morning as Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she would step down from office after failing to unite MPs on the way the UK should leave the European Union.
Aviva has revealed that four out of five customers choose to manage their repair claims themselves.
Rick Preston, head of the intelligence team at insurance fraud law firm, Horwich Farrelly, looks at the claims challenges the sector could face as the next generation of ‘intelligent cars’ hit the road.
The average cost of a pet claim is on the rise with payouts often exceeding premiums. However, insurers need not cut margins to remain profitable, with Mark Colonnese of Aquarium Software, pointing to the smart deployment of digital technology as key to…
This week, along with the rest of the team, I attended the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference. I knew it would be an action-packed week - but nothing could prepare me for what was ahead.
Esure has hired QBE’s David McMillan as its CEO with a mandate to fulfil “very ambitious” digital plans for the business, by new owner Bain Capital.
Victor Insurance Holdings has appointed Anthony Stevens as president of Victor International, effective immediately. He succeeds Paul Drake, who previously announced his plans to retire from the firm in September.
Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, used his conference address on Wednesday morning to highlight the need for brokers to attract young talent as the industry becomes more technologically sophisticated.
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
With the Internet of Things transforming logistics, Paul Greensmith, CEO of UK Legal Entities at Axa XL, and Jon Walker, executive managing director commercial intermediary at Axa UK, explain how the insurance industry can use the wealth of data produced…
Eight out of 10 Lloyd’s syndicates met electronic placement targets during the first quarter of 2019, according to data released by the board of the Placing Platform Limited.
In this month’s issue, Post publishes the annual Insurtech 100, a celebration of growth and innovation in insurance across Europe, Asia and the USA, in association with Tällt Ventures.
As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…