As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a…
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.
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
Aon, Allianz, Aviva, Convex, Direct Line, Gallagher, LV, Marsh, Munich Re and Zurich dicuss the future of work
Last week Insurance Post ran its first Future of Insurance Work event which gathered over 40 insurance executives together to share their thoughts on what seems to unquestionably be the hot topic of 2020.
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.
Direct Line Group has agreed to acquire personal lines insurtech firm Brolly in a conditional transaction expected to close during the third quarter of 2020.
CDL Group has reported a 5.1% fall in turnover to £52.9m along with a 31.4% drop in post-tax profit to £4.7m for the year ended 30 September 2019.
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.
For the 31st episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we returned once more to the Insurtech 100 compiled by Sonr Global to spotlight the number two ranked start-up We Sure.
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.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – Distribution focus 2 with Next Insurance's Sofya Pogreb and Trov's Ian Sweeney
In the 24th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, both of which have pivoted from business-to-consumer distribution, to B2B2C.
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.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'Claims Focus' with Floodflash, Snapsheet and Tractable
In the 22nd 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 using the latest technology to make the claims experience smoother and more transparent using…
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.
Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to helping out…
It is the year 2030. As the demands for a green economy has intensified the government has announced the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2035 to this year (2030). Concerns still exist over electric…
In the first of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. For the first instalment, Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to report on the changing face of the…
Activity across Acturis’ software platform has reduced by 10% during the coronavirus pandemic, Acturis co-CEO Theo Duchen told Post as he detailed the company's Partners& technology supplier win.
Frictionless payment options have taken on new significance following the outbreak of Covid-19, but their significance runs much deeper. Nigel Phillips, commercial director of insurtech CDL, looks at the technology’s potential to redefine the…
Blog: Delivering a personal, timely and multichannel experience without putting core operations at risk
You don't need to risk crashing back-end legacy systems to deliver personalised and integrated customer service, argues Giuliano Altamura of the Fincons Group.
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,…
You only have a short window of opportunity in the omnichannel world. Miss it, and it will soon shut warns Giuliano Altamura, financial services business unit manager at Fincons Group.