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.
2020 could prove to be a year of significant risk tipping points for insurers, many of them driven by fast-paced political and cultural change says Simon Laird, global head of insurance at RPC.
Telematics technology is 22 years old but it's only over the last five to 10 years that telematics has really become a driving force in disrupting the insurance sector by challenging risk models. However, despite this evidence, rates of adoption still…
Legislation announced yesterday to protect internet-connected household devices from cyber-attacks sits at the “baseline” of what could be done but is a “step in the right direction,” insurers said.
The Chartered Insurance Institute’s Society of Underwriting Professionals has launched a good practice guide on cyber covering data, coverage, cyber incidents and basic precautions.
Microsoft’s data breach, which saw details of a reported 250 million customers made available online, could leave insureds facing knock-on phishing attempts and the tech giant facing a fine.
Social media is becoming radically democratised - a macroeconomic trend that the business world is just waking up to, writes George Beattie, director of property and casualty at Willis Towers Watson.
To tie in with his deep dive into the birth of the UK direct insurance market, Jonathan Swift caught up with Direct Line co-founder and Churchill founder and former chairman and CEO Martin Long to talk about the birth and growth of both companies, their…
The history of direct insurance in the UK: How Direct Line and Churchill took on the establishment and ended up as merger partners
As Post celebrates 180 years, Post content director Jonathan Swift explores the birth of direct insurance in the UK and how two key early movers Direct Line and Churchill went from rivals to merger bedfellows in a deal that literally 'shook up insurance'.