The CEO and co-founder of insurtech Wrisk has hailed its deal with Allianz Automotive as a positive sign that vehicle manufacturers are poised to overcome “the final frontier” of customer engagement - insurance.
The dual pricing noose is slowly tightening around the insurance industry’s neck. Its laudable attempts to escape from the regulatory hangman seem increasingly futile as the pressure is mounting on the Financial Conduct Authority to take action.
Change is hitting insurers at a much faster pace than ever before. Are they ready to keep up and able to re-establish some of the trust that has been lost?
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.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decapitated head kicked off its last outing on our television screens this week as the FCA counts down to the PPI deadline on 29 August. However, as one battle comes to an end, another may be just beginning.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has helped compensate tens of thousands of policyholders following the collapse of five unrated insurers over the past three years. Chief operating officer Jimmy Barber talks to Post on efforts to recover cash…
From vehicle size to type, motorists need to be given greater choice by insurers when their car is off the road. James Roberts of Europcar Mobility Group UK outlines some suggestions as to where flexibility could play a greater role.
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Insurers and manufactures have to educate customers on the risks of keyless car thefts, a conference heard.
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.
Only 15% of customers will claim on their motor policies this year so how can insurers increase trust in the sector and improve its reputation with such a small touch point with customers asks Andy James, chief commercial officer at First Central…
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…
Three men have been jailed after an investigation led by the City of London Police Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department found they had carried out a ‘crash for cash’ plan on a motorway slip road in Coventry.
Brightside managing general agent Kitsune Associates passed 10,000 policies sold last month and is on-track to meet its first year gross written premium target, according to managing director Trevor Bowers.
Exclusive: The complexity of repairing semi-autonomous vehicles has seen claims inflation rise significantly in the past year, insurers have warned.
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
Ahead of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers conference, Jonathan Swift caught up with Fujitsu chief technology officer Manan Sagar to talk about the future of risk management and the role of technology in that evolution.
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…
As a data-rich industry, the insurance sector can add value to the customer experience by using this information to enhance the way products and services are delivered. Graeme Howard, chief technology officer at Covéa Insurance, believes it’s essential…
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme is the process of paying out £6.9m in premium refunds to 9000 taxi drivers that were covered by collapsed unrated Danish insurer Alpha.
The number of motor theft claims paid out by insurers in Q1 of this year was the highest since 2012, leading insurers to call for action from motor manufacturers.
Terrorism has been a constant threat in the UK for more than half a century and has proved hard for security forces to keep up with, so it is hardly surprising that the insurance market too has found itself trying to repair gaps in cover as they emerge
BGL Group has launched a new short-term car insurance brand that will allow customers to insure their vehicles for as little as one hour.