Cyber crime has hit the headlines but sales are still down. Ecclesiastical's UK general insurance managing director John Blundell explains why the sector needs to break down difficult wordings and better explain both risks and policies to clients to make…
Exclusive: The founder and CEO of insurtech start-up Tapoly, Janthana Kaenprakhamroy has called out the insurtech investment community for overlooking the potential of female founders, as it raises funds aiming for £2m to grow its product and technology…
Lemonade reduced its loss ratio to 99% in Q4 of last year, despite exposure from the California wildfires.
Exclusive: Jacob Abboud, Allianz UK’s chief information officer, has left his role following the merger of the company's IT and operations teams.
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
Ageas UK intends to outsource the majority of its IT infrastructure and operations to a third party supplier.
Ed has backed calls for a league table of brokers using electronic placement.
Axa Partners has launched its end-to-end travel insurance service on Chinese mobile communication platform Wechat, which has over one billion users.
Ageas intends to close its Port Solent office by June 2019 and its Stoke office by June 2020, and expects to close its sales and service operations in Eastleigh.
Telematics has been proven to provide incentives for safer driving and help lower premium for customers but Penny Searles, CEO of Smart Driver Club, believes insurers are missing a trick when it comes to the data this technology puts at their fingertips.
Mactavish has warned that the majority of specialist cyber insurance policies contain significant flaws that could precipitate disputed claims and lower-than-expected settlements.
Exclusive: We Go Look co-founder Robin Roberson (formerly Smith) has left her role as CEO of the company.
Post journalists and broking stalwarts found themselves in the Houses of Parliament this week, on the day that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered an historic defeat.
In this instalment, Holly Tester, marketing executive at Buzz, joins the firm the week of the Buzzvault launch, and explains how the launch process works.
Exclusive: Axa-backed broker Setoo expects to launch in the UK next month, and has outlined further fundraising plans for later this year.
Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
In a highly competitive market, it is important that insurers maximise their data models to create more intelligible insights. Only then, argues Alan O’Loughlin of Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, will they gain a strategic advantage over competitors
Hood Group and Richard King-led Ticker have entered into a three year contract, which will see service provider Hood Group venture into telematics for the first time.
Exclusive: Pay as you go insurtech Zego has inked a deal with venture capitalist Triplepoint that will see it take on debt to fund further expansion.
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
Kingsbridge Group has acquired of insurtech company Dinghy, which provides on-demand professional indemnity cover to freelancers and ‘gig’ economy workers.
Many view apprenticeships as an obstacle to overcome or avoid but Rachael Gillett, chief people officer at BGL Group, reminds the sector that many existing employees started their successful careers this way.
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…