Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Welcome to episode eight of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
It is not just low-value claims that can benefit from technology – data analytics has an important role to play in major and complex loss, argues Neil Baldwin, McLarens executive director.
Briefing: Is RSA's sale to an overseas bidder a sign of the UK’s declining stature as a global insurance player?
With RSA poised to be sold to a consortium of a Danish and Canadian investors, the number of internationally recognised UK-domiciled insurers is set to reduce by one. Post content director Jonathan Swift asks: is it time to dust off plans for the Royal…
IBM’s work contained “extensive” and “material” issues in both design and execution that should not have been present at a late stage of development, a Direct Line Group subsidiary has alleged in an ongoing legal spat over an IT contract.
Lloyd’s has revised its intention to build two electronic placement platforms as part of its programme to modernise and cut costs in the market.
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
Climate and extreme weather-related shocks are increasing in their frequency and severity, endangering businesses and livelihoods in vulnerable markets. However, as these risks have augmented, so has the arsenal to combat them, considers Juan Marcano,…
Commerical insurance focused insurtech Cytora has moved to a remote-first set-up for employees including a £2000 annual budget for each member of staff to spend on travel within the UK and around the world.
Pet insurance provider Bought by Many will be changing its branding to Many Pets in markets outside of the UK, chief financial officer Luisa Barile told Post.
Applied Systems has a three to five year strategic plan to take “significant market share” in the UK and Ireland and become the market leader in the software sector, according to Europe CEO Andy Fairchild.
Customer engagement has never been so important in insurance, argues Jasvinder Gakhal, managing director, Direct Line – Business.
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Welcome to the second episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Brokers called for the government to introduce a zero-rate insurance premium tax for young driver telematics policies in oral evidence at the Transport Committee’s inquiry into road safety and young and novice drivers.
Welcome to the first episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on most business sectors – and insurance is no exception. Life, health, travel, business interruption and general liability are just a few of the insurance categories grappling with fallout from the virus…
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
Direct Line Group’s deal to buy insurtech Brolly closed last week, Post can reveal.
Personalised video has fast become pivotal in facilitating one-to-one communications on a large scale within the insurance industry. Its usefulness will only continue to grow, argues Alexandra Foster, BT director, insurance, wealth management and…
Brit has appointed Mark Allan as CEO of Ki, its digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate launched in collaboration with Google Cloud this May.
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
The model of banks with in-house general insurance divisions, or bancassurance, has thrived elsewhere in Europe but failed to pick up the pace in the UK. Is this about to change?