Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
To find out what brokers think of commercial claims handling Post and Aviva carried out some extensive research. Sam Barrett reflects on results that highlight insurers have some way to go to meet their expectations.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Equinix global head of insurance James Maudslay to discuss the role inter connection and ecosystems play in giving insurers a digital edge.
The insurance industry needs to understand the demands of its future customers if it is to satisfy their expectations. EXL’s head of UK and Europe and SVP Insurance, Nigel Edwards explains how smarter insurers will adopt personalisation and a…
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
As a service-led insurance proposition based on individual driving behaviour, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro explains how telematics presents a wealth of opportunities to add value and tailor propositions to create long-lasting customer relationships built on trust.
Niall Barton has stepped down as CEO of insurtech start-up Wrisk to become executive chairman.
As Allianz appoints a digital claims propositions manager, Post content director Jonathan Swift mulls whether this is part of a sustainable trend - or a short lived attempt by insurers to give the impression they are doing something to transform their…
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
Insurers have welcomed a Parliamentary report calling for tougher restrictions on using hands free mobile devices while driving.
Zurich backed start-up Pluto has entered partnership with travel insurtech Blink.
Insurtech Trov has today unveiled a white-label insurtech platform in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Hastings share price fell over 8% within the first two hours of trading this morning after it reported a profit after tax of £38.2m (30 June 2018: £72.9m) for the first six months of 2019.
The UK's withdrawal from the EU could leave many travellers with pre-existing medical conditions struggling to get cover. Aquarium Software's product marketing director Mark Colonnese suggests a solution whereby insurers bid against each other to cover…
The CEO and co-founder of insurtech Wrisk has hailed its deal with Allianz Automotive as a positive sign that vehicle manufacturers are poised to overcome “the final frontier” of customer engagement - insurance.
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
A new folding-screen smartphone is launching in the UK in May and will be the most expensive ever at £1800, but Ross Sinclair, CEO of EIP Insurance Services, says this has huge ramifications for those in the mobile device insurance sector and may prompt…
With Team Discovery levelling the scores after the diversity and inclusion challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their third task.