Hastings share price fell over 8% within the first two hours of trading this morning after it reported a profit after tax of £38.2m (30 June 2018: £72.9m) for the first six months of 2019.
We talk a lot about reputation. Earlier this year, Post held its inaugural reputation event, which was attended by key industry stakeholders.
The regulator has vowed to “take action” against insurers that do not treat vulnerable customers fairly.
The way we live continues to change. The nature of risk evolves. And so does the way we understand the UK home insurance market. Mark Eastham, CEO, Avantia argues non-standard is no longer exceptional – and that has significant implications both for…
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Insurance suffers from a bad reputation. Ian Hughes, CEO of Consumer Intelligence, asks what changes firms could make to improve this in the future
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Only 15% of customers will claim on their motor policies this year so how can insurers increase trust in the sector and improve its reputation with such a small touch point with customers asks Andy James, chief commercial officer at First Central…
Digital transformation is urgently needed to make our industry faster and more efficient, says Ben Walter of Hiscox Global Retail
The government’s plan for fixed recoverable costs to be applied to most civil cases - including personaI injury - might fix some problem areas in claims. Minster Law's legal services director Rachel Di Clemente asks if it will create more.
As a data-rich industry, the insurance sector can add value to the customer experience by using this information to enhance the way products and services are delivered. Graeme Howard, chief technology officer at Covéa Insurance, believes it’s essential…
Aviva has revealed that four out of five customers choose to manage their repair claims themselves.
A survey conducted by Post showed that insurers and brokers saw improved customer engagement as the top positive outcome anticipated from partnering with insurtechs. John Price, chief operating officer of Schemeserve, believes digitalisation is key to…
Gift cards may not be very personal, but they are perfect when you are not sure what to get someone. However, if you are anything like me you put them away in a “safe” place and forget to use them in time.
Listening to the needs of customers while working at Domestic & General's call centre led to Ali Pierce climbing to group head of communications.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned general insurance firms that it "will not hesitate to intervene" if firms fail to meet their obligations to customers.
Right Here, Right Now, it is shortlist time!
With increased regulation and Brexit travel insurance is facing an interesting time, Post caught up with Richard Coleman, European director at Collinson, who talked to us about his thoughts on market developments in 2019.
Customers’ expectations are changing and they are demanding to be more informed. Mike Crane says insurers risk alienating customers if they don’t explain how and why they price risks
What many insurance companies perceive when their customers renew is the illusion of loyalty. Oke Eleazu, chief operating officer at Bought By Many, argues consumers don’t have an affinity for their insurance company and renewals are usually down to…
The burden of legacy or heritage technologies is not a new issue for the insurance industry.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…