From trade tariffs on parts and whiplash reform, through to fraud, automatic lane keeping technology and connected vehicles, there is plenty for insurers to keep an eye on this year, says Jon Dye, director of motor at QBE.
Perhaps the only surprise about today’s delay to part one of the Civil Liability Act (2018) whiplash reforms is that they are only being put back one month.
Whiplash reforms have been pushed back to May, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Robert Buckland confirmed today.
Brightside’s decision to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off has reinforced the need for volume and specialism, according to experts who warned that entering the market now would not be for the faint-hearted.
Welcome to episode seven of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Brightside has decided to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off less than two years after it was launched, CEO Brendan McCafferty has revealed.
Reputational damage from Covid-19 can be expected across all lines of insurance, but initiatives introduced by motor insurers at the beginning of the year could soften the blow, an Association of British Insurers representative has suggested.
Welcome to the fifth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
A German court recently fined a driver involved in a crash, ruling that the touchscreen controls used to operate the windscreen wipers should be classified as a distracting electronic device. With vehicles becoming increasingly high tech, DWF product…
Former Ageas UK CEO François-Xavier Boisseau has been appointed as ERS chair following Amanda Blanc’s surprise Aviva CEO appointment.
The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly…
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
Dedicated telematics tracking devices have led to the quick recovery of three stolen high-end vehicles and saved London-based car hire company nearly £300,000.
Many small, local retailers have diversified and pivoted to take phone and online orders for home delivery during the pandemic. Jonathan Guard, director of commercial insurance for UK and Ireland at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, believes more needs to be…
With analysts cautioning the Covid crunch will begin to bite insurers in the second quarter of 2020, Post investigates what impact the coronavirus pandemic has already had in the first quarter
Brokers have labelled unrated Danish insurer Gefion going into run off and ultimately liquidation as “no great shock”.
Danish unrated insurer Gefion will enter solvent liquidation as the Danish regulator has chosen to withdraw its license, the insurer has said.
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…
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.
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…
Zego is in trials on selling its usage-based motor policies in partnership with brokers, co-founder and CEO Sten Saar told Post.