On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
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…
Former Gallagher and Ardonagh chief financial officer Mark Mugge has taken up the group CFO role at motor specialist Right Choice Insurance Brokers.
Motor insurers have confirmed that those volunteering for NHS services don't need to change their motor policies or contact their insurer to update them with their activities.
Motor Mouth Podcast 9: Claims culture or no claims culture? Motor insurance and the whiplash reforms
Jonathan Swift, content director at Insurance Post, speaks to Matthew Maxwell-Scott, executive director of the Association of Consumer Support Organisations, to get his insight and thoughts on the reforms, where the challenges still lie and, with the…
In this month’s column, David Worsfold, looks at insurers’ reputation as they respond to the coronavirus, at why being flexible is key and what the long-term impacts might be
Direct Line and Esure founder Sir Peter Wood is stepping down as chairman of Esure with immediate effect, with Andy Haste named as his successor.
Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers, has flagged that the trade body does not collect most of the data requested in a series of questions by Treasury Committee chair Mel Stride on the industry’s response to the coronavirus…
Harry Curtis spoke to Andrew Yeoman, CEO and co-founder of Concirrus, about the increasing use of big data in insurance and the challenges facing the fleet and marine markets.
Gefion Insurance has said it will appeal after the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority rejected its recovery plan and ordered the company to stop writing business.
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.
The AA and Sabre Insurance Group have both delayed the publication of their preliminary financial results after a request from the Financial Conduct Authority to all UK listed companies last week.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Three: International start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
The Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers’ Association have both welcomed the steps outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority to help identify key workers in financial services.
Pukka will not be taking a stand at Biba 2020 or hosting its traditional party at the event but the decision was taken before the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, CEO Sam White told Post.
Content director Jonathan Swift sits down with Lexis Nexis’ senior director of personal lines insurance Martyn Mathews to discuss the latest in car technology innovation and how the connected car of the future will provide reliable, real-time data sets…
Direct Line suspends share buyback as it reports 500% increase in travel claims relating to Covid-19
Direct Line Insurance Group has today suspended its share buyback programme as a result of the volatile conditions arising from the Covid 19 pandemic.
The Financial Conduct Authority has said it expects insurers to show flexibility in dealing with customers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
LV General Insurance Group has posted a 13% fall in operating profit to £93m for the year ended 31 December 2019 as Ogden took another bite out of the insurer’s performance.
In the past, it might be fair to suggest that many claims directors have typically not taken a great deal of interest in the sub-set of motor claims that is ‘total loss’ writes Rob Smale, non-executive director at E2E Total Loss Vehicle Management.
The Association of British Insurers has called for an appropriate regulatory framework to be introduced to keep all road users safe if the government allows micromobility vehicles to be used on the streets.
The Financial Conduct Authority has postponed its final general insurance pricing practices market study report from this quarter to June 2020.
Motor insurance policyholders – especially younger drivers - are interested in green alternatives to courtesy cars, new exclusive research for Post has revealed.