Jeffrey Skelton has worked for Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions for more than 17 years and in July was appointed as managing director for insurance for UK and Ireland. Harry Curtis spoke to him about his career to date and future plans.
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has cautioned that amid the Ogden rate change and inflationary pressures, current motor rates are “surprisingly low and unsustainable”.
The government will seek to tighten the law around the use of handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands free use.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
Technology and staff investment are key to delivering great commercial claims service. Insurers must show the way in embracing future claims innovation, as well as their in-house capabilities and expertise, writes Victoria Keating, claims relationship…
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.
Exclusive: Former Allianz Partners UK and Ireland CEO Serge Corel has joined Cuvva as director of partnerships, following the insurtech’s move into travel insurance.
The industry faces heavy scrutiny from regulators and the government over pricing practices and personal injury reform, all while reeling from the prospect of a looming Brexit. Huw Evans, Association of British Insurers director general, spoke to Jen…
The former CEO of Complete Cover Tony Allen has returned to the motor insurance market with a new Markerstudy-backed specialist managing general agent.
Brightside made a loss before tax of £10.3m for the year ended December 2018, but CEO Brendan McCafferty expressed confidence the business was improving.
Over the years European Union rules on the free movement of capital have had many beneficial effects for the UK economy. However, according to Ashwin Mistry, chairman of Brokerbility, this has also allowed insurers with lower solvency than would be…
The Litigants in Person whiplash portal build may be progressing well, but fraud and a lack of clarity from the government could jeopardise its effectiveness, according to Sabre CEO Geoff Carter.
Sabre’s combined operating ratio remained in its target of within the mid-70s range, while premiums shrank 7% in the first half of 2019.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
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.
Having taking over the reins of National Windscreens as managing director in 2018, Jan Teo spoke to Jonathan Swift about what attracted her to the role; the challenges the business faces and what it is like being caught up in a motor manufacturer space…
Exclusive: The complexity of repairing semi-autonomous vehicles has seen claims inflation rise significantly in the past year, insurers have warned.
Teachers are safer drivers than sales people; Edinburgh residents are better drivers than those from Glasgow; and Toyota owners score better than those that own BMWs. These are among the insights gleamed by Matt Munro, Igo4 chief executive, from the…
Inshur, mobile-first provider of commercial motor insurance for private hire drivers, has partnered with Uber to reward drivers for safe driving.
With the Internet of Things transforming logistics, Paul Greensmith, CEO of UK Legal Entities at Axa XL, and Jon Walker, executive managing director commercial intermediary at Axa UK, explain how the insurance industry can use the wealth of data produced…
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
For all the work has been done by the insurance industry to contain and control personal injury costs, many are seeing repair claims increasing as a result of a wider use of advanced driver-assistance systems. Edward Murray looks at what the sector can…