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.
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
The Motor Insurer's Bureau might have outlined how it expects the proposed litigant in person portal to work. But Marcus Taylor, director of claims at Minster Law, argues that while this might be fine for 'sunny day' scenarios, there was much detail…
This month’s issue looked at reputational issues the sector is facing and what needs to be done to improve the industry's reputation going forward.
Zurich Insurance Group has today confirmed that Amanda Blanc, CEO for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and bank distribution and a member of the group’s executive committee, has tendered her resignation.