Exclusive: Axa has ceased writing its blockchain-enabled automatic flight delay product Fizzy, citing low market appetite and inadequate distribution channels.
Lloyd’s has published Blueprint One: the first of a number of ‘blueprints’ it intends to produce over the coming years as it overhauls the market for the 21st century
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
A child of the dot-com boom, CFC Underwriting has now left its teenage years behind as it enters its twentieth year as one of the pre-eminent specialist managing general agents in the London market. CEO David Walsh spoke to Jonathan Swift about the …
Insurance software provider VIPR has promoted its chief technology officer Paul Templar to CEO.
Radius Payment Solutions has bought a majority stake in transport specialist The Burley Group for an undisclosed sum.
Insurtech Lemonade is fighting an injunction by T Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom over use of the colour magenta.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
Blog: What does Admiral’s move to consolidate its aggregator businesses as Penguin Portals say about the state of price comparison in 2019?
A week after Go Compare's parent re-financed, Admiral has consolidated its global aggregation businesses as Penguin Portals 'to realise its global growth ambition'. Post content director Jonathan Swift ponders if this signals a first step toward…
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
The FCA continues to be concerned about the problems faced by vulnerable customers. The regulator is expected to soon unveil a consultation to provide clarity on expectations of firms. Experienced claims handlers will play a key role in helping insurers…
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
As the ins and outs of the UK leaving the European Union continue to be debated, James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, feels that - whatever the outcome - the pain for customers facing lengthy and…
Exclusive: Thingco partnerships director Richard Trebble has left the business.
From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.
As data and technology become increasingly important to insurance, Mohit Manchanda, head of consulting for UK and Europe at EXL, believes ensuring the diversity of the teams owning the data, building and maintaining the algorithms, and providing audits…
AM Best has confirmed it is launching a new innovation score for carriers, because innovation is seen to be "just as critical to insurers’ success as the strength of their balance sheet" and, according to Dave Walsh, CEO of CFC Underwriting, it seems…
Michael Sicsic, former head of supervision for general insurance protection at the Financial Conduct Authority, has joined start-up Spixii as an adviser to its directors.
As people are increasingly switching to electric vehicles, are insurers taking the opportunity to explore this market?
After vacating our Haymarket office last week, the entire Post team finally feels settled in our new home in the City – the heart of the insurance industry.
Watchstone has agreed a confidential “full and final” settlement with its former CEO and chairman Rob Terry and others, ending High Court proceedings.
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.