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?
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.
The fifth cohort of Lloyd’s lab kicks off this week, with the chosen teams set to concentrate on Covid-19 products and solutions. Post looks at the businesses that hope the accelerator will help make their mark on insurance.
Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
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.
Lockdown has been a challenge for businesses across the country but the change in working has led to insurers developing in many positive ways that will benefit the customer in the long run
Insurtech Previsico has appointed former Lloyd’s Lab programme manager Lucy Coutts as a business development manager to support its expansion plans across the UK, US and beyond.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
The rumours and water cooler conversations began in July 2019 as soon as it was confirmed market stalwart Amanda Blanc had left Zurich after only nine months.