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
After a rigorous week interviewing rising insurance stars up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2020 Claims Apprentice.
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?
Pukka-owner Freedom Services Group has teamed up with private equity firm Envest and others to launch Stella Insurance, a digital managing general agent providing female-centric motor insurance in Australia.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
With a hardening market, competition for capacity will intensify for managing general agents. As MGAs face new challenges and opportunities ahead Peter Goodman, CEO and founder of Aventus, asks if digitisation will become a regulatory requirement post…
Insurance Covid-Cast: Future of Insurance Work - What do millennials want from their employers; and has it shifted due to Covid-19?
For the 32nd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel to discuss how millennials have experienced lockdown and what temporary practices they would like to see made permanent.
Arag has posted a 14.7% rise in turnover to £14.1m for the year to 31 December 2019.
A series of CPD knowledge learning opportunities that can be used to accrue reading time. The pass rate is 80%.
Capacity Place, an online marketplace for insurance programme capacity launched last week, could “massively shorten” the amount of time it takes to initiate and complete programme transactions, according to its CEO Marco Del Carlo.
A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.
Primary Group has bought back a majority stake in UK General Insurance having sold the business to private equity house JC Flowers in 2017.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'The Last Word' with Pie Insurance CEO John Swigart and Shift Technology CEO Jeremy Jawish
In the 26th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, to provide the last word on the rankings.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – ' Property/Contents Focus' with Getsafe, Hippo and Urban Jungle
In the 25th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the household and property markets.
In the 23rd episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a trio of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, all of which are focused on the distribution of products through the business-to-business-to-consumer channel.
Exclusive: Insurtech Buzzvault has closed its managing general agent business, Insurance Post can reveal.
Markerstudy has opened a “redundancy consultation exercise”, the insurer has confirmed.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 15: Has there been a rise in cyber threats and scams during coronavirus lockdown?
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of cyber experts to discuss how hackers and scammers are using Covid-19 to prey on people’s thirst for knowledge and information at this time.
Iprism Underwriting Agency is growing its underwriting and bottom line profits after its restructure last year despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to managing director Ian Lloyd.
The Financial Conduct Authority has sent out letters to approximately 300 brokers and managing general agents asking them to provide detailed information regarding their financial resources and client money accounts.
Former Brightside and Markerstudy boss Martyn Holman has taken up the role of chairman at Arron Banks-owned Somerset Bridge Insurance Services following the decision of Mark Boleat to stand down, Post can reveal.
The seemingly headlong rush by insurers to connect everything, pulling together fragmented legacy systems and IT architecture has left many of them struggling to find the right solutions. Post gathered a group of experts together to see how firms are…