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.
A hard market is traditionally where specialist insurers and forward-thinking capacity providers thrive. As such Floodflash co-founder Ian Bartholomew is confident new resilient insurance businesses will emerge from the post-pandemic economic downturn
Alex Williams has been appointed at the first managing director of technology firm i-Wonder.
A year into his role and Michael Lee, CEO of First Central, explains to Jen Frost what he believes are the three elements needed to be successful in motor insurance
Gainey McKenna & Egleston has filed a class action lawsuit against Guidewire saying it is seeking to recover damages for investors under the federal securities laws.
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
The new backers of Mulsanne Insurance Company had to invest £7m into the Gibraltar-based underwriter this April to meet solvency capital requirements.
Briefing: Tesla CEO Musk warns incumbents it is building a 'great, major insurance company'. Should they be worried?
On last week’s Q2 briefing call Tesla CEO Elon Musk told insurers he is coming for their actuaries, to help him start an insurance ‘revolution’. But could his obsession with data and math have blinded him as to where the real battle in motor insurance…
Digital algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ki has appointed Dan Hearsum as managing director joining from Marsh JLT Specialty where he was head of placement for the specialty business in the UK.
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?