It is the year 2030. After a number of false starts the government finally introduced its Whiplash reforms in April 2022 following delays due to the extended impact of Brexit and Covid 19.
In the second of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to look at how a new era of collaboration and ethics changed…
The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted once again how fraudsters will use any opportunity to devise new means to make crooked money. While the insurance industry is constantly evolving to try and combat whatever the latest fraud is and is now harnessing the…
Axa, Home & Legacy and Swiss Re discussed how close the insurance sector is to a reality of end-to-end digital claims management
It might have taken longer to impact the back end than the front, but digitalisation is starting to play a larger role in how insurers handle claims.
In the 23rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the distribution of products through the business-to-business-to-consumer channel.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'Claims Focus' with Floodflash, Snapsheet and Tractable
In the 22nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on using the latest technology to make the claims experience smoother and more transparent using…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'AI/Data Analytics' with Concirrus’ Andrew Yeoman and Cytora’s Richard Hartley
In the 21st episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a duo of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, both of which are focused on using artificial intelligence/data to make insurance companies more efficient.
Exclusive: The CEO and founder of Digital Fineprint Erik Abrahamsson has left the insurtech he launched in 2016, Post can reveal.
For this episode, Insurance Post director of content Jonathan Swift discusses data as the lifeblood of the insurance industry with Jeff Ward, founder of the Jeff Ward Consultancy, Annarita Roscino, head of predictive analytics at Zurich Insurance, and…
Blog: Delivering a personal, timely and multichannel experience without putting core operations at risk
You don't need to risk crashing back-end legacy systems to deliver personalised and integrated customer service, argues Giuliano Altamura of the Fincons Group.
You only have a short window of opportunity in the omnichannel world. Miss it, and it will soon shut warns Giuliano Altamura, financial services business unit manager at Fincons Group.
Motor insurance companies have long focused on rating factors such as a driver’s age, occupation and where they live.
Post gathers feedback from across the industry on what Aon’s takeover of Willis – to create the biggest broker in the world – will mean for the market
While it acknowledged issues with the Information Commissioner's Office's handling of Eldon and Leave EU fines and audit notices, a tribunal has found its actions did not amount to bias, procedural unfairness or unlawfulness.
Harry Curtis spoke to Andrew Yeoman, CEO and co-founder of Concirrus, about the increasing use of big data in insurance and the challenges facing the fleet and marine markets.
One of the original insurtech poster children, Trov recently pulled its personal lines offering in the UK and quickly followed this up by partnering with Lloyds and Halifax on renters’ insurance. Trov CEO and co-founder Scott Walchek sat down with Jen…
Telematics technology is 22 years old but it's only over the last five to 10 years that telematics has really become a driving force in disrupting the insurance sector by challenging risk models. However, despite this evidence, rates of adoption still…
Social media is becoming radically democratised - a macroeconomic trend that the business world is just waking up to, writes George Beattie, director of property and casualty at Willis Towers Watson.
A non-profit seeking to draw up open industry data-sharing standards to address the climate crisis has launched with £1m funding and a consortium of partners that includes Aon and Brit.
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
The insurance industry is facing a huge skills shortage, with employers struggling to find ways to attract and retain top talent
Powerful 5G smart tech devices are expected to be rolled out this year. They are anticipated to overtake 4G in terms of reliability and innovation, as well as increasing data speeds, resulting in faster downloads and increased capability for digital…
With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has urged regulators to take caution as they adopt an increasingly data-driven approach to policing the financial services sector, warning “digital breadcrumbs” can’t replace human insight.