What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
The more things change, the more they stay the same. So runs a French expression that feels apt in a week that saw Brexit delayed, leaving us all wondering whether we will be able to talk about anything else ever again.
Former Ageas UK CEO Barry Smith and Ingenie founder Richard King have stepped down from the board of home insurtech Neos.
Electric vehicle sales might be on the rise, but questions remain about how ready the insurance sector is for what has been described as “biggest technology advancement since the invention of the combustion engine”. Europcar Mobility Group UK’s James…
Technology continues to disrupt insurance but William Corke, founder and strategy director at Corke Wallis, argues this is the perfect time for insurers to wrestle control back from the price comparison websites.
A move towards autonomous vehicles could lower premiums for drivers of non-autonomous cars, but insurers remain split over the issue.
A challenge to the market to prove that off the shelf cyber policies are not 'flawed' has itself drawn criticism from market.
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
(Re)insurers and brokers should not expect blockchain investment to provide ‘instant gratification’, but should instead be looking five years’ into the future for tangible return on investment, a panel heard.
Exclusive: Insurtech So-sure alerted its customers to a possible data breach in January.
After the hot dry summer of 2018, there has been renewed interest and a significant amount of press coverage about subsidence, with Crawford and Sedgwick reporting increases of more than 300% in subsidence claims. Toby Daley, underwriting director at…
Exclusive: Mobile phone insurance insurtech So-sure will look to branch out into home insurance early next year and is mulling international expansion.
Exclusive: Millennial gadget and bike insurance provider Kinsu is no longer accepting new customers, which its CEO has said is due to a lack of investment.
A fintech trade body has launched a roadmap to aid new insurtech market entrants.
Clive Nathan joined Global Risk Partners as its underwriting CEO, overseeing the consolidator’s managing general agent division, in April last year.
Data is everywhere: good data, partial data, valuable data, bad data. Insurers need data to measure and price risks but do they take enough care in assessing the quality and provenance of the data they are using and are their processes sufficiently…
Businesses are operating in unpredictable times and Cecile Fresneau, executive director for UK Insurance at QBE, believes preparing for the what if’s and the absolute worst-case scenario will keep insurance relevant.
Agile is poorly understood by the UK insurance industry - and implemented even worse. That is the view of Oxbow Partners' Chris Sandiland, who offers his own take on how incumbents can best take advantage of an insurtech and innovation strategy
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
On International Women's Day Amanda Blanc, CEO of EMEA for Zurich Insurance, says businesses must take diversity seriously.
A government-backed insurtech centre has been set up in Ireland in a bid to boost the country's start-up scene.
Berlin-based insurtech Wefox Group has raised $125m (£95m) in a series B funding round led by Mubadala Investment Company.
Insurance has struggled to attract talent in recent years, finding itself competing with ‘sexier’ industries
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…