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
Despite motor insurance premiums falling 6.7% in the past year, data analytics company, Consumer Intelligence, has warned that concerns over Brexit could be causing premiums to creep upwards.
Electric vehicle sales might be on the rise, but questions remain about how ready the insurance sector is for what has been described as “biggest technology advancement since the invention of the combustion engine”. Europcar Mobility Group UK’s James…
A move towards autonomous vehicles could lower premiums for drivers of non-autonomous cars, but insurers remain split over the issue.
Aviva has won a landmark appeal case that could see fundamentally dishonest claimants denied all damages, not just those relating to personal injury.
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.
Admiral has seen profit grow on the back of claims releases ahead of an anticipated change in the Ogden rate.
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
Direct Line will launch a business called Darwin in the next quarter focused exclusively on sales from price comparison sites.
Go Compare is expecting differential pricing to grow more pronounced this year, potentially buoying the company’s flagging motor comparison business.
With telematics volumes rising steadily in recent years to pass the one million policy mark, a key question for those looking to accelerate its take-up further is whether the main premise of the product – that it is making the UK’s roads safer – is being…
By Miles has raised £5m in a Series A funding round led by Bought by Many investor, Octopus Ventures.
Customers’ expectations are changing and they are demanding to be more informed. Mike Crane says insurers risk alienating customers if they don’t explain how and why they price risks
A six year landmark case that would have 'driven a coach and horses' through UK law has been thrown out by the Supreme Court.
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.
One of the biggest challenges facing motor insurers is delivering a service that attracts and keeps customers, while keeping control of premiums argues James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK.
LV has confirmed that around 140 employees in its claims teams across its Bournemouth, Leeds and Ipswich offices have been put at risk of redundancy.
How do passengers 'use' motor vehicles? Ozlem Gurses, reader in insurance and commercial Law at King’s College London and British Insurance Law Association committee member, explains how the law sees this question when it comes to insurance.
Ageas will cease writing new business for Vauxhall from May this year.
Both car and home insurance premiums rose over the final quarter of 2018 according to the AA.
On the back of recent research by Post and Banking Circle – the financial utility – into the banking/payments infrastructure insurance companies use for reconciliation and settlement, Edward Murray sought to discover the most pressing pain points and how…
It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.