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.
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…