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…
With Adas on the rise, insurers need to better understand these technologies, including their impact on safety and claims, to derive the greatest benefits from them. National Windscreens managing director Jan Teo highlights how education can play a…
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
Allianz has appointed Gerry Ross, previously regional underwriting manager for the South East, as head of commercial motor.
A move towards autonomous vehicles could lower premiums for drivers of non-autonomous cars, but insurers remain split over the issue.
With the outcome of Brexit still unclear and a possible European Union exit on 29 March looming, some insurer bosses have cautioned that we could see rising claims inflation this year.
Ageas UK saw a threefold increase in profitability in its 2018 full year results, reporting a profit of £76.7m compared to £25.4m in 2017.
With Valentine’s Day yesterday, the Post team started the week by bracing ourselves for an inevitable slew of romance-related press releases. We weren’t disappointed.
Inshur is eyeing further expansion, having raised $7m (£5.4m) in its Series A funding round, in addition to gaining a $2m credit facility.
Former Allianz UK head of commercial motor, Jon Dye will join QBE as its director of motor for the UK.
Exclusive: Delegates from the Insurance Association of China will visit the UK on Friday, in the run up to regulatory shifts in the country.
Can a niche insurance user experience be scaled to drive revenue growth? Post, in association with EXL, gathered together a number of insurance industry experts to explain how
Several UK insurers are in discussions over the possible adoption of a device that blocks the physical use of a phone by the driver in a moving vehicle.
Insurers should have confidence in their supply chain partners to help their business deliver a better customer experience. However, James Roberts, business development director, insurance at Europcar UK, argues many take a short term view believing the…
Exclusive: Car sharing marketplace Turo has credited the unique insurance product for its successful UK launch last Tuesday.
In 2017, the combined underwriting results of the largest 100 UK non-life insurers improved but remained in the red. How well did insurers perform under pressure from strong competition and unfavourable claims trends?
Business travel insurance might cover the same risks as leisure policies but, because it underwrites and compensates differently, it places a much stronger emphasis on risk management
Insurers have warned of an extra layer of bureaucracy for drivers in the form of ‘green card’ permissions to drive in Europe, if a no deal Brexit occurs.
Carolyn Mackenzie, director of complex claims at RSA, argues that whiplash reforms are striking a delicate balance well.
Two-thirds of people feel “positive” about the proposed changes to personal injury compensation, a Consumer Intelligence survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers shows.
Global reinsurers have turned to mergers and acquisition deals over the last year in order to remain relevant in the face of challenging market conditions, but S&P maintains a neutral view on this trend.
Over half a million attempts at insurance fraud were detected in 2017, equivalent to one fraud every minute.
The CEO of Hannover Re, Ulrich Wallin, is to step down and retire from the reinsurance giant in 2019 and will be replaced by Swiss Re’s Jean-Jacques Henchoz.
The transfer of commercial business from LV to Allianz will take place on 20 September, the company confirmed.