Data analysis: While the overall number of pet insurance providers has been decreasing for some time, Angela Pilley, insight consultant for general insurance at Defaqto, explores how the number of policies available has increased significantly.
Sarah Pearson, head of enterprise risk management at Ecclesiastical Insurance, kicks off the day with Special K, helps businesses to carry on and ends the week abseiling down Derby Cathedral to support Rainbows Children’s Hospice.
How inflation and the Consumer Duty resulted in premiums increasing, cover stripped back and product supply shrinking in 2023 is the focus of the latest Insurance Post Podcast.
Insurance Post recently gathered together a group of insurance technology experts to discuss the rapid rise of artificial intelligence and how insurers need to position themselves to respond to the changing business landscape. Frances Stebbing recounts some of the most notable talking points from the conversation.
Lorraine Price, head of motor insurance at Direct Line Group, says that acting on Consumer Duty requirements will help the industry build trust with customers.
Mike Keating, CEO of the Managing General Agents’ Association, examines why more than half of MGAs think improvements to claims processes are needed.
Data analysis: Admiral, Direct Line Group, Aviva, Axa and RSA were the most complained about general insurers in the first half of 2023, according to the latest Financial Ombudsman Service data.
It's close to Halloween, so Insurance Post editor Emma Ann Hughes is looking for some evil things lurking in the dark that are ready to scare general insurers.
Trade Voice: Dr Matthew Connell, director of policy and public affairs at the Chartered Insurance Institute, outlines how firms can push back against the notion they are all as bad as each other.
Amy Brettell, managing director of Zurich Municipal, brings together people from underwriting, claims, risk, finance, and the market to identify the actions that need to be taken due to emerging themes.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched a new framework to help members better articulate fair value.
The Financial Conduct Authority is going to come knocking on pet insurer’s doors in the next 12 months, Catherine Carey, head of consumer strategy at Consumer Intelligence, has warned.
Nikhil Rathi, CEO of the Financial Conduct Authority, has outlined five ingredients he feels are essential to support international competitiveness and growth over the medium to long term.
A report from Bloomberg Intelligence has warned that the margins of UK insurers such as Admiral and Direct Line face a “double whammy” of claims inflation and regulation in 2024.
Regulatory experts have urged insurers to check whether their pushing of “essential” home and motor policies isn’t replicating the price walking sales practices that have been banned by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Friday Round-Up: Insurance Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
The Financial Conduct Authority has ruled out banning broker commission, despite being concerned by “high” 62% charges for arranging cladding insurance.
The Financial Conduct Authority is “monitoring” motor insurance prices amid skyrocketing premiums.
PIB Group’s main MGA-MGU activities dealing in UK-based non-life risks in 2022 were Citynet Underwriting Services, Let Alliance, Q Underwriting, Thistle Insurance Services and UKInsuranceNET, according to Insuramore.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a wave of reforms around leasehold buildings insurance, coming into force in the new year.
Analysis: Emma Ann Hughes explores what it will take to create an inclusive insurance industry culture that is capable of producing products and services suitable for a wider cross section of society.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to insurers warning that more action is required in order to guarantee good customer outcomes.
Following its merger with Atlanta Group, Markerstudy Group said the current squeeze of the personal lines market, and the added pressure of more strict regulation, presents an opportunity to grow the business further both organically and through…
The Financial Conduct Authority is set to squeeze the insurance industry over the next 18 months, to prove to the next government it is a watchdog worth keeping.