In the last instalment in our insurtech series, Buzzgroup founder and CEO Becky Downing, reflects on the past 12 months and the story of Buzzvault’s launch.
Cavere Group has launched an intermediary business primarily focussed on home insurance.
As head of pricing for Buzzvault, Paul Vinten is keen to unleash his inner data scientist on the firm's new product and see which rabbit hole the figures might take him down.
Both car and home insurance premiums rose over the final quarter of 2018 according to the AA.
High-tech and more traditional theft is on the up, so understanding the latest trends is an important step in tackling it, according to Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz Insurance.
Climate change means extreme weather events are only going to become more frequent. Maurice Tulloch, CEO international insurance, explains how the insurance industry can lead the way in prevention.
The second of a fortnightly series of diary posts providing an insight into the launch of a new insurtech, from Charlie Vinall, business operations manager at Buzz.
Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.
The third quarter of 2018 saw a 350% surge in subsidence claims – the highest since records began 25 years ago – figures from the Association of British Insurers reveal today.
Aviva will sell motor and household lines through a platform that will "reinvent" the way insurance is sold and tackle the issue of dual pricing.
Many more insurers are allowing customers to renew policies, make claims notifications and track claims digitally compared to last year, according to research by Altus Consulting.
In the first of a series of diary posts, Alex Cherry, head of content at Buzz, provides an insight into what it takes to launch a new insurtech product.
Home insurance prices are cheaper than they were a year ago despite premiums increasing in recent months, according to analysis by Consumer Intelligence.
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…
Victims of economic abuse often struggle to access insurance, writes Alice Merry, financial inclusion consultant for Surviving Economic Abuse, explaining what the industry can do about it.
Lemonade rival insurtech Hippo has secured $70m (£55m) in Series C funding, led by Felicis Ventures and Lennar Corporation.
The Citizens' Advice super complaint has highlighted that insurers needs to do more to serve existing customers, but James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers believes its important to stress that the…
Over the past two-and-a-half years, I have written in this column no less than three articles urging insurers to act on the problem of dual pricing.
Citizens Advice has launched a super complaint targeting dual pricing to the Competition and Markets Authority. The complaint is the consumer champion’s first in seven years and shines a spotlight on five key areas: home insurance, mobile, broadband,…
The average shop-around premium for annual comprehensive car insurance dropped 3.9% over the third quarter of 2018, while home premiums also decreased by 1.2%, according to the AA British Insurance Premium Index.
Can a niche insurance user experience be scaled to drive revenue growth? Post, in association with EXL, gathered together a number of insurance industry experts to explain how
Consumers might lie online to get cheaper quotes but insurers are using digital technology to detect potential fraud.
People who want to insure their home can’t always answer technical questions about their property. Insurers are calling on digital technologies to overhaul the whole application process
Injuries and damage potentially caused by dogs can be covered by pet or household policies. But there is a market for liability products, if not for owners, definitely for canine businesses