June 2020 was to be the month insurers got their comeuppance on the saga that is dual pricing, but the Financial Conduct Authority has once again dropped the ball.
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.
Exclusive: Freedom Services Group has bought insurtech business Homelyfe from Aventus for an undisclosed sum in a deal that closed last week.
Insurance clone warnings doubled last year, as fraudsters got creative in their attempts to scam the public. Post investigates the rise of the clones and asks why it is so tough to police these fraudulent firms
Aviva’s decision to bring the Norwich Union brand back into the public sphere is a one-off with no plans to use it on more “propositions or policies”, the insurer has confirmed.
UK insurance and travel provider Staysure has acquired a controlling stake in Eclipse Financial Holdings, the owners of payingtoomuch.com.
Zego’s partnership with Starling Bank will see it offer public liability insurance for small enterprises through the mobile-only bank’s marketplace, with a view to making other lines available in the future.
Insurers, brokers and price comparison sites have welcomed a Competition and Markets Authority investigation into Compare the Market’s use of a controversial clause that prevents home insurers from offering cheaper prices elsewhere, but brokers argue…
Compare the Market may have broken the law by preventing home insurers from offering lower prices elsewhere, the competition watchdog has warned.
Admiral has reached an agreement with its founder and ex-CEO, Henry Engelhardt and his wife, Diane Engelhardt that will see them invest $25 million in the group’s US comparison website, Compare.
Can a niche insurance user experience be scaled to drive revenue growth? Post, in association with EXL, gathered together a number of insurance industry experts to explain how
Consumers might lie online to get cheaper quotes but insurers are using digital technology to detect potential fraud.
Honcho has become the first ‘reverse auction marketplace’ to gain Biba associate membership, but the firm alleges that software house delays have pushed its launch date back
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.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
Hastings is confident it will reach three million customers during 2019 following strong 2017 results.
BGL Group has appointed Anna McEntee to lead its Frontline business, marking the conclusion of the consolidation of senior leadership team in the company’s Insurance Distribution and Outsourcing division.
The UK pet insurance market has continued to see significant growth, breaking the £1bn mark in gross written premiums for the first time in 2016.
“You can watch Go Jetters if you let me tie your hair” is the type of deal you sometimes need to strike with your toddler if you want to get things done. Of course, you shouldn’t negotiate with mini-terrorists but there is nothing wrong with a win-win…
Price and level of cover are the primary concerns for customers when shopping for insurance, according to research from QuickPages
Insurers could create a panel of customer advocates to rebuild trust, recommends Carl Shuker, CEO of A-Plan Insurance.
At a time when regulation and taxes are weighing heavily on their operations, brokers find they have to adapt to the digital age. At a Post roundtable, in association with SSP, they discussed how they can leverage new technologies to better serve their…
So what’s the worst thing you can say to a broker? Accuse them of being commission driven? Question what value they add to customers? Definitely best not to stray into the territory of online comparison sites, says Adrian Saunders, commercial director at…
Willis Towers Watson and AIG have created a cyber insurance product designed to combat the emerging risks facing global airlines.