Over twenty insurtech start-ups have today pledged their support for a new alliance which aims to ultimately evolve into a fully fledged specialist association.
New CEO Jonathon Brown will join BGL-owned UK price comparison site Compare the Market from 23 October.
As business insurance is increasingly sold online, Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, warns against insufficient cover and lack of advice.
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
When Paul Geddes took over the role of CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland’s insurance business in July 2009, moving from the retail arm of the bank, and replacing Chris Sullivan, I cannot remember many getting too excited.
Price comparison website disruptor Honcho has begun integrating several motor insurers onto its platform that will allow them to bid for customers.
The Treasury has rebuffed calls for greater regulation of price comparison sites, after a specialist construction broker argued they were leading to under-insurance.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
Indian online insurance aggregator Policy Bazaar has raised over $200m (£150.67m) in a series F funding round led by Soft Bank.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
Insurers have been slammed for increasing rates on auto-renewals, amounting to what campaigners call a 'loyalty tax' of £37m.
Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
Former Transactor boss Ray Vincent has taken on the job of CEO of I-Wonder.
Ahead of the Biba conference, Adrian Ewington, underwriting and markets director at Home & Legacy, explains why brokers remain relevant, especially in the high-net-worth market.
As Igo4 appoints a Google exec to its board, Jonathan Swift looks at whether the recruitment of Mark Bennett marks a "trend" in terms of insurance turning to digital to fill their top tables.
Digital household insurance broker Policy Castle is on the hunt for funding as it looks towards partnering with high street brokers and large insurers.
Insurers have been exploiting data for decades to underwrite risks. Could they use that know-how to market their products better - and stop tech giants from taking their customers?
The surprising departure of Brendan McCafferty as the CEO for intermediated and direct at Axa Insurance last month got me thinking.
An insurtech start-up has today launched an app enabled home and contents product that can be bought as quickly as 85 seconds.
Thomas Cowper Johnson, a director at Davies Group company Service Tick, examines how firms with no insurance credentials have managed to build and maintain a relationship of trust with their policyholders.
Nick Ashmore, head of marketing at Response Tap, reflects on what UK insurers can learn from US customer service.
Insurers can improve their reputation by communicating better with their policyholders, explains Roj Whitelock, executive creative director at Jacob Bailey Group.
Insurers will have to find an industry-wide solution for dual pricing before the Insurance Distribution Directive comes into effect, or face possible price capping being forced upon them by the regulator.