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.
Whiplash reforms, including the implementation of the claims portal, have been pushed back to April 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode three: Is motor insurance at a tipping point in light of the coronavirus lockdown?
In the third of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss whether UK motor insurers are being unfair in not rebating premium or offering more flexible options…
Motor Insurance World Live video presentation: Same problem, new challenges; tackling motor fraud in 2020
Allianz has been tackling fraud for over a decade with savings increasing year-on-year for the last ten years.
Motor insurance companies have long focused on rating factors such as a driver’s age, occupation and where they live.
Less than two weeks into a ‘partial lockdown’ that some fear could last six months, slightly under three quarters (72.2%) of respondents to the UK Body Repair Covid-19 Survey reported that claims notifications were already down more than 70%, with almost…
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
The insurance industry will not look to sanction motorists who do not get MOTs carried out under a six-month government exemption due to coronavirus, the Association of British Insurers has confirmed.
Exclusive: Ageas UK has struck up a deal to combine its salvage and ‘green car parts’ suppliers in a move to be more environmentally conscious, cut waste and drive efficiency.
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has been tipped to challenge the government into amending the Road Traffic Act or change its own Articles following this week's Supreme Court ruling in the case of MIB v Lewis.
The UK motor market had the unwanted title of the biggest riser in the annual global reinsurance renewal season this January, adding another reason for intense scrutiny on insurance pricing in the loss-making sector
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
The average cost of motor insurance rose to its highest level in the final quarter of 2019, according to research by the Association of British Insurers.
Troubled unrated Danish insurer Gefion has seen its 2018 solvency ratio plummet after it was forced to restate accounts.
Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List.
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.