Axa teams up with Microsoft; Ardonagh unveils Beazley capacity deal; Lloyd's to open Manchester hub; LV rolls out ethical standard
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Ageas CEO Ant Middle and chief distribution officer Adam Beckett spoke to Post about the insurer’s intention to grow its intermediated personal lines business and plans to invest in what it calls its ‘technical engine room’.
Lloyd’s first algorithmically driven syndicate Ki began trading on 1/1 this year. Jonathan Swift caught up with its CEO Mark Allan to discuss early progress, its plans to integrate brokers on its platform with APIs and why it should not be simply…
The Financial Conduct Authority has recruited four people to its executive leadership team including its first chief data, information and intelligence officer.
Leveraging value from InsureTech to drive innovation into transformation and ultimately competitive advantage in the current climate is a theme across the insurance industry akin to the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889, writes Rob Saunders CEO of ActiveQuote.
Three judges in the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber have dismissed all five appeals made by Leave EU and Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance Services (now known as Somerset Bridge) in a case with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
For a sixth year running, Post content director Jonathan Swift scans the insurtech space and identifies up-and-coming businesses potentially worth watching over the next 12 months.
It is not just low-value claims that can benefit from technology – data analytics has an important role to play in major and complex loss, argues Neil Baldwin, McLarens executive director.
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
Tom Downey, CEO of Pen Underwriting, sets out why data quality is the key battleground of today that no-one in the insurance industry can afford to lose.
After an Excel error was blamed for 16,000 coronavirus cases being missed by the Track and Trace scheme, Covernet business development director Jim Campbell considers how insurers, brokers and managing general agents can avoid their own ‘Excel hell’.
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Anita Fernqvist, chief data officer and director of operations at Zurich UK, argues that advances in and adoption of new technology means reskilling for the future is more important than ever and looks at the opportunities and challenges for insurers.
Greater clarity is needed around where cyber insurance policies stand with regard to war and terrorism exclusions, catastrophe risk and ransomware, the global head of financial lines at Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty said on Tuesday.
Welcome to the second episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Today is the day we can finally reveal the winners of the Insurance Post Claims and Fraud Awards 2020.
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
Ahead of its first quarter 2021 launch, Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ki has received $500m (£390m) backing from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Fairfax Financial Holdings.
As part of a monthly series, where Post looks into how the insurance industry is set to evolve by 2030, David Worsfold looks at climate change and why tackling it might once again be top of the agenda for most insurers
Alex Sorrie joined Allianz as a graduate after setting his sights on the financial services sector and has since led an international project working on a claims automation proof of concept.
Connected claims is the driver to take telematics closer to the mainstream, says Trak Global CEO Corrie
The next generation of telematics will involve low cost hardware coupled with smart phones and be based around the connected claims journey.
Future Focus 2030: The future of property podcast - how IoT sensors, automation and granular data will shape the next decade
It is the year 2030. The explosion of internet of things devices has really taken hold impacting both the personal and commercial property markets.
Briefing: Tesla CEO Musk warns incumbents it is building a 'great, major insurance company'. Should they be worried?
On last week’s Q2 briefing call Tesla CEO Elon Musk told insurers he is coming for their actuaries, to help him start an insurance ‘revolution’. But could his obsession with data and math have blinded him as to where the real battle in motor insurance…