David Russell, chief compliance officer at Be Wiser Insurance, was part of the Financial Services Authority team that brought in the Insurance Mediation Directive and statutory regulation of brokers. Here he looks at the implications of the Financial…
Post spoke to brokers and MGAs to get their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020
James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, previews a packed 2021 agenda that could shape the future of the industry for years to come as it emerges from Covid-19’s long shadow.
Humans are not designed to cope well with uncertainty.
Proposed changes to the Financial Conduct Authority’s product governance rules could prove to have a greater long-term impact than the regulator’s prospective price walking ban, consumer research and compliance experts have said.
This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Louise O'Shea, CEO of Confused, spoke to Post about the comparison site's recent profits, its growth ambitions and what the FCA's pricing proposals will mean for consumers.
Insurance companies must ensure they are “purpose-led” in order to restore the sector’s reputation, Blueprint for Better Business CEO Chris Wookey told members of the Worshipful Company of Insurers last week.
Welcome to episode eight of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White reflects on the reputational tightrope the insurance sector has found itself atop and the need to assuage consumers' mistrust.
In September, the Financial Conduct Authority published its long-awaited final report on pricing practices in the home and motor insurance markets, putting forward a package of measures that its interim CEO described as “probably the most radical shake…
Recently appointed managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association Mike Keating has set out his vision for the association with growth of insurer partners high on the agenda.
Brightside’s Brendan McCafferty on why the insurance industry needs to get real on its social contract
The insurance industry needs to find the right answers quickly if it is going to rebuild its reputation with the public, particularly after the recent business interruption court case and dual pricing headlines, says Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty.
I’m a firm believer that even when you are facing your darkest days things will be better on the other side and good things will always follow.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
The Financial Conduct Authority has estimated it will cost the insurance sector £1.06bn over 10 years to comply with its package of measures designed to tackle dual pricing in the general insurance market.
Next year’s dual pricing ban will force price comparison websites to adapt if they are to stay relevant, experts have warned.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed banning retail motor and home insurance dual pricing in a package of measures designed to enhance competition, give fair value to customers and increase trust.
The Financial Conduct Authority expects to publish a policy statement this autumn following its consultation on compelling firms to report value measures data on most general insurance products.
The founder of equity crowd-funding platform Syndicate Room is looking for individual investors on Seedrs for his latest venture, insurtech start-up Rnwl, that is targeting the 'pain point' of dual pricing.
In June, Craig Thornton, general insurance and protection director at Lloyds Banking Group, was announced as the chair of the Association of British Insurers’ General Insurance Council, replacing Andy Watson as he stood down as CEO of Ageas UK.
The cost of motor insurance fell to the lowest quarterly level since 2016, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers.
Voluntary initiatives launched in 2018 to address dual pricing are “having a positive impact”, the Association of British Insurers has claimed amid suggestions that the industry needs to go further and do so quickly.
Effective remedies are still needed to address the scale of the dual pricing problem in insurance, according to the latest update from the Competition and Markets Authority.