Lloyd’s of London’s innovation accelerator Lloyd’s Lab launched today, following a global hunt for technology talent.
Insurance has talked the diversity talk for several years now. And yet, the industry still displays all-male or all-pale panels. How can it become truly inclusive?
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
Following the launch of its Automotive Innovation Centre in 2014, Allianz Partners has created three further 'innovation centres'.
Zhong An is now the 13th top player in China’s property and casualty market. It has moved five places up the rankings since the end of 2017.
Global standards body Acord is making it simpler for trading partners to connect when they use Acord Standards for the first time or upgrade to its newer version.
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
Zhong An will look to expand its business outside China, following an undisclosed investment in subsidiary Zhong An International by Softbank’s Vision Fund.
US-based start-up Next Insurance has found that its SME customers are not interested in buying insurance through a Facebook chatbot.
Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
Insurers need to offer discounts for smart home devices, argues Jay Borkakoti, director of home insurance, UK and Ireland, at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
Aviva anticipates placing millions of pounds of personal lines business through Fast Trade by the end of the year, according to managing director of UK general insurance Rob Townend and managing director of intermediaries Phil Bayles.
Following a meeting with Wefox founder Julian Teicke, Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber has pledged to drop a lawsuit against One Insurance and Wefox if the start-up redesigns some features.
When Paul Geddes took over the role of CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland’s insurance business in July 2009, moving from the retail arm of the bank, and replacing Chris Sullivan, I cannot remember many getting too excited.
Internet of Things start-up Floodflash will aim to roll out in October, having raised £1.9m in a seed round.
Insurance has come under fire for the way it prices policies. Jonathan Davidson, director of retail at the Financial Conduct Authority, discusses the problem with Martin Croucher
Motor insurer Sabre is looking to add insurtech platforms to its distribution model.
Insurance investment vehicle Primary Group has today been revealed as the backer for the new digital-enabled managing general agent to be launched by former AIG UK CEO Jacqueline McNamee in autumn this year.
Brokers have always innovated to survive and will continue to do so, writes Ian Donaldson, CEO of Autonet and Carole Nash, explaining how technology can help cross-selling.
Pay-by-mile car insurance provider By Miles has swept up a £1m investment in a round led by Jam Jar, the venture capital arm of the founders of Innocent Smoothies.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
Issues around the likes of data sovereignty have meant that predictive modelling has traditionally been managed internally. However, xx xx argues that this is more costly and makes businesses less agile, especially when major insurable events happen
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built