Insurtech Trov has today unveiled a white-label insurtech platform in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Hastings share price fell over 8% within the first two hours of trading this morning after it reported a profit after tax of £38.2m (30 June 2018: £72.9m) for the first six months of 2019.
Invoice insurance startup Nimbla has replaced its previous underwriter Munich Re, with QBE.
Sara Mitchell has recently taken on the role of divisional president for the UK and Ireland retail business at Chubb. She talked to Stephanie Denton about her faith in the UK market, the importance of understanding the risks insurers are writing and not…
Guidewire has appointed Mike Rosenbaum as CEO, replacing Marcus Ryu who will become chairman of the company’s board of directors.
Smart technologies are increasingly part of our daily lives, argues Scott Kennedy, managing director of Swinton, as EY’s latest digital home report reveals almost a quarter of UK households now own a voice-controlled device, while 9% have smart security…
Lloyd’s has selected 11 insurtech companies to join the market’s incubator at the beginning of September.
Homeserve Lab’s Leakbot is currently live and working with a wide range of insurers in the UK, Europe and the US. Post spoke to the company’s non-executive chair, former Axa UK CEO and Prudential UK and Europe CEO Mark Wood, to hear about its plans for…
Direct Line saw profit slide 10.2% for H1 compared to the first half of 2018.
In 2018 insurers dealt with 228,000 escape of water claims, at a cost of £617m – an increase from £529m paid out five years ago, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers. With the rising cost of claims, can technology help reduce…
Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.
The London insurance market is facing a huge skills shortage as insurance firms struggle to compete for talent. While a huge number of baby boomers are retiring from the sector and taking those long-held skills with them, there is also a distinct lack of…
Lemonade competitor Hippo has raised $100m in a Series D funding round, led by Bond Capital.
Global insurtech investment hit $1.41bn in Q2 2019, with more than half of this coming from four transactions.
The way we live continues to change. The nature of risk evolves. And so does the way we understand the UK home insurance market. Mark Eastham, CEO, Avantia argues non-standard is no longer exceptional – and that has significant implications both for…
Neos intends to double its UK direct customer numbers this year, amid international expansion plans and the launch of an add-on product for the UK market.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
John Carolin has been appointed CEO of B3I. He has held the position on an interim basis since March, succeeding B3I co-founder Paul Meeusen.
Allianz has reaffirmed its commitment to its open platform initiative despite there being outwardly little progress in the 18 months since it was first announced the plan at the beginning of 2018.
An insurtech providing software to the insurance industry is a far cry from qualifying as a lawyer in Italy, but Scheme Serve's Valeria Altavilla isn't looking back.
Aviva was crowned the Best of the Best Insurer after the 2000 people in attendance at the Royal Albert Hall casted their votes as part of an interactive poll on the night.