A lot of the rules that dictate best practice in times of traditional weather surges also hold true now for the coronavirus pandemic, argues CET Property Assurance's Paul Wozencroft. Not least the need to utilise digital capabilities to connect everyone…
The seemingly headlong rush by insurers to connect everything, pulling together fragmented legacy systems and IT architecture has left many of them struggling to find the right solutions. Post gathered a group of experts together to see how firms are…
Blog: Incoming Esure chair Andy Haste, an insurance boss defined more by the roles he didn’t do - than those he did?
There was a time when former RSA group CEO Andy Haste seemed to be linked with every senior position in insurance. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on some of the ones that got away - if rumour and speculation were to be believed.
What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out
Around 30 people are at risk of redundancy at Aviva's 'digital forge' in Sheffield.
Digital Risks has hailed new lead investor BHL Holdings as a potential game changer in terms of the SME specialist insurtech realising its global ambitions.
Interest and enthusiasm at board level for technology data-driven innovation has never been higher. At a Post interactive roundtable in association with Crowe, participants analysed how to generate tangible business benefits from a technical and…
Law firm Kennedys has spun out part of its innovation function as a separate wholly-owned limited company in order to speed up product development and attract staff more suited to its technology/software focus.
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
Parametric insurance is unlikely to replace conventional indemnity products, but there is a strong likelihood that it will become more widely used, even in personal lines, in the future, a conference heard.
People buy insurance to transfer risk, not because you are 'technologically cool': Aon claims boss Harrison
Insurers and brokers should not lose sight of the fact that customers buy insurance to transfer risk, and not because a provider has something “technologically cool,” a conference heard.
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 annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
Customers are logging into Admiral's online portal on a regular basis, leading to cost savings and a drop in contact centre use, a conference heard.
BHIB has rolled out Create Insurance an online offering targeting freelancers in the creative industries, from photographers to script writers.
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
Following recent changes to the Chartered Insurance Institute's societies, Post caught up with Sue McCall, chair of the Society of Claims Professionals, Kevin Hancock, chair of the Society of Insurance Broking and Philip Williams, non-executive director…
Insurance software provider Duck Creek has raised $120m (£91.3m).
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
Insurtech Trov has launched an end-to-end digital renters' insurance application, in partnership with Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group.
If Uber's appeal to keep its private hire operator’s licence in London fails then this may have an immediate impact on insurtechs such as Zego and Inshur, but experts are divided on whether the longer-term outlook is brighter for them.
At a time when managing general agents are performing strongly, working hard to stay profitable and maintain growth, the question of how to make best use of the latest tools is more important than ever
The SME market represents a major area of growth for insurers but Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks what providers are doing to capitalise on this opportunity?