For the Record: The week in deals featuring Allianz, Clyde & Co, Convex, Gallagher, Howden, Kennedys, LV, New Dawn Risk and Woodgate & Clark
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
For a sixth year running, Post content director Jonathan Swift scans the insurtech space and identifies up-and-coming businesses potentially worth watching over the next 12 months.
Briefing: Keeping the Admiral ‘freight train’ on track - what lies ahead for CEO Milena Mondini de Focatiis
In Milena Mondini de Focatiis Admiral has its first CEO who was not involved with the launch of the business in 1993.
Fully Comp episode 11: When will we meet again? – The future of insurance networking in 2021 (part two)
Welcome to the last episode of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance, for 2020. Today - for a second day running - we will address the question: When will we meet again?
Fully Comp episode 10: When will we meet again? – the future of insurance networking in 2021 (part one)
Welcome to the latest episode of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance. Today we ask the question: When will we meet again?
This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Companies that have a purpose are more successful than those that don’t, considers Zurich UK head of marketing communication Tracy Waxman, as she mulls how brand refreshes need to be more than just words.
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.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
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.
BGL Group has appointed Gousto founder Timo Boldt as an independent non-executive director while Thomas Chambers has joined the board of Compare the Market, also as an NED.
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…
Blog: Rebalancing the BI bad publicity - how insurers can rebuild public trust with positive PR messaging
Delays in comment sign off to interference in influencing messaging. Consultant Mark Bishop polled insurers and brokers about the sector's Covid-19 response and concludes lessons need to be learned in terms of balancing bad publicity in the future.
Briefing: Could Black Lives Matter's landmark purge trigger a brand rethink for some well-known insurers?
As Black Lives Matter activists target statues and landmarks baring the names of historical figures they argue held questionable views, Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift asks whether this could have ramifications for some of the UK's most…
As Post celebrates 180 years, we look at the companies that have come and then very quickly gone and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Lemonade will seek to raise up to $100m (£78.5m) via an initial public offering, with its prospectus shedding snippets of insight into its past, present and future.
In the 20th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100 all of whom are focused on insuring ‘wheels’ in the broadest sense.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
For every successful start-up, there are many more failures and insurance is no different. Jonathan Swift reflects on some of those that shone brightly for a short time before being buried in the insurtech graveyard.
Blog: Do insurers risk being relegated to the role of white label cover providers in an era of Amazon and Apple?
As Ikea partners with Swiss Re to enter the household insurance market, the move is yet another step closer to insurance cover becoming part of a wider ecosystem economy, where goods and services are bundled for consumer convenience. Keith Stonell,…
Blog: History is on Hiscox's side as claimants threaten Covid-19 BI legal action, but will its brand suffer?
This week Hiscox publicly defended itself against accusations it is refusing to pay valid claims linked to Covid-19 as a coalition of policyholders threatened legal action. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the history of insurance action…