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…
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.