The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association will launch a broker placing committee next year to replace its broker placing and electronic development committee and its PPL broker panel which will be wound up at the end of 2019.
Graham Smart has replaced Luke Exford as president of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters. He spoke to Hiriyti Bairu about how loss adjusting has evolved over the years and the challenges facing the sector.
The outlook for the global property and casualty insurance sector is stable based on economic growth, good insurance capitalisation and positive P&C pricing trends, Moody's has said, as it flagged continuing catastrophe exposure.
Insurance is one of the sectors under the spotlight in a shared policy summary and joint consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority, Prudential Regulation Authority and the Bank of England on incoming requirements to strengthen operational…
By 2020, 40% of cars on the road will have some sort of advanced driver assistance systems installed, but Neil Atherton, sales and marketing director at Autoglass, asks if insurers are even aware if these systems are switched on and calibrated correctly…
US-based insurtech Lemonade has hired Jeff Brooks as chief marketing officer.
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe is planning to launch a contents and liability product in the UK in the first quarter of 2020.
Autonomous vessels and sailing has certainly grabbed many of the shipping – and even day-to-day – headlines in recent times
The Civil Liability Act has created some unintended circumstances and Minster Law's CEO Shirley Woolham asks how legal expenses insurance can help in the post-reform world.
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Spotlight: Autonomous Vehicles: Is automation the answer to insurers’ nightmares or a dream come true for thieves?
At every trucking fair and trade publication and in each promotional video the industry is demonstrating the advances in autonomous commercial vehicles
Amid rumblings in the tech sector and trouble at We Work, which could drive more insurtechs to seek a sale to incumbents, Lemonade has reportedly put its initial public offering on hold.
Insurtech Found is close to reaching its seed funding target of £250 000 on Seedrs after going live in Bristol a fortnight ago.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
The insurance sector must take action to reduce exposure to cyber risk and ensure it is future-proofed, according to research.
There is so much talk about collaboration between insurtechs and insurers or managing general agents, but John Price, chief operating officer at Scheme Serve, asks is this collaboration out of design or necessity and are managing general agents a good…
As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…
Insurtech Trov has launched an end-to-end digital renters' insurance application, in partnership with Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group.
The Forum of Insurance Lawyers has expanded the remit of its cyber liabilities sector focus team to include insurers’ and law firms’ use of technology in claims handling, as well as claims law related to cyber cover and digital processing.
Digitalisation remains the juggernaut that insurers cannot sidestep if they are to remain relevant. However, they risk falling behind more agile rivals if they fail to modernise their back offices: the beating heart of the business which might be in need…
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has raised £15m in series A funding round as it prepares to launch a pay-monthly product at the beginning of next year and disrupt the existing insurance status quo
The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
Jonathan Hewett replaced Peter Shaw as CEO of Thatcham Research in January this year. He spoke to Post about Thatcham’s 50th anniversary, vehicle 2.0 and the trends in the motor industry.