This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Louise O'Shea, CEO of Confused, spoke to Post about the comparison site's recent profits, its growth ambitions and what the FCA's pricing proposals will mean for consumers.
As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a…
“Ridiculous”, “harmful”, “anti-competitive”. These were the words used by Money Supermarket managing director of financial services Graham Donoghue to describe wide ‘most favoured nation’ clauses during a Competition Commission hearing back in 2013.
I-Wonder has launched a bicycle insurance comparison site and is planning to enter the motorcycle market at the start of 2021, Post can reveal.
Compare the Market has been fined £17.9m for its use of most favoured nation clauses.
In September, the Financial Conduct Authority published its long-awaited final report on pricing practices in the home and motor insurance markets, putting forward a package of measures that its interim CEO described as “probably the most radical shake…
Next year’s dual pricing ban will force price comparison websites to adapt if they are to stay relevant, experts have warned.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that Ardonagh’s purchase of Bennetts could lead to “higher prices, less choice and worse services for motorcyclists in the UK”.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
I-Wonder has partnered with Go Compare for the launch of a Sorn insurance comparison service.
Aviva is targeting this autumn for the next stage of its move onto aggregators after a trial with Confused, Colm Holmes, Aviva CEO of general insurance, told Post.
Direct Line Group remains open to inorganic growth from acquisitions and partnerships despite the Covid-19 impact, DLG chief financial officer Tim Harris has confirmed.
Alex Williams has been appointed at the first managing director of technology firm i-Wonder.
Motor specialist insurer Sabre was pleased overall with the half-year results as the coronavirus pandemic pushed premiums down 14% to £86.9m, CEO Geoff Carter told Post.
Goco Group, the parent company of aggregator Go Compare, has appointed Alan Burns as chief financial officer with Nick Wrighton set to leave after four years in the role.
In the 29th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss the prevention, detection and prosecution of insurance fraud at a time of pandemic.
Price comparison sites saw the beginnings of a gradual return to pre-pandemic consumer behaviours in May, having seen search volumes plummet in the initial weeks of the lockdown.
Be Wiser Insurance has appointed RWA founder Robin Wood and Das UK chairman Neil MacMillan to its board, Post can reveal.
Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.
An early entrant, Igo4 started selling telematics policies in 2012. Eight years later, founder and CEO Matt Munro ponders how its data on the adoption of ‘black box’ insurance indicates it is moving out of the young driver silo.
Companies from various industries started the year by exhibiting their latest products at CES, which is the global stage for innovation. Looking at the products on show Stephen Whitfield senior consultant at Altus says it prompts the question of how does…
Markerstudy’s group underwriting director, Gary Humphreys, discusses taking a pause on commercial business, progress on the Co-op Insurance buy, debt, making further acquisitions and the rated versus unrated debate as well as backing MGAs and the future…
Admiral-owned Penguin Portals Limited has picked up ex-Skyscanner chair Margaret Rice-Jones as board leader of the aggregator network.