Before the 2012 London Olympics, the BBC aired a mockumentary following the challenges of the Olympic delivery team. In the series, Twenty Twelve, the 'head of sustainability' was portrayed as a joke. Fast forward to 2020 to forest fires, floods, ocean…
This week media group Future had offer terms accepted to buy Go Compare parent Goco. Post content director Jonathan Swift looks at how the deal could help reposition the aggregator away from expensive advertising, to a more customer-centric approach…
Exclusive: Cold calling fraudsters have contrived another method of targeting policyholders to make fake claims in what insurer LV told Post it believes is a twist on previous scams.
Louise O'Shea, CEO of Confused, spoke to Post about the comparison site's recent profits, its growth ambitions and what the FCA's pricing proposals will mean for consumers.
Trade union GMB called on the government to protect the AA from being “asset stripped” as the motoring group accepted a take-over offer from private equity firms.
While many of us work from home, looking out of our windows it’s hard not to spot the rising number of vans and other light commercial vehicles on our roads. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, argues…
Motoring group the AA has confirmed it reached an agreement on the terms of recommended cash acquisition under which Towerbrook Capital Partners and Warburg Pincus International will acquire the business.
Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
RSA's would-be co-owners Intact and Tryg intend to split the insurer once a deal closes. Post investigates what the parties' track records could mean for its future.
Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris OBE added his name to the roll call of Achievement Award winners in 2020. Jonathan Swift caught up with his colleagues and listened to what he had to say as he picked up the prize, as well reflecting on the other…
Financial pressures caused by Covid-19 could lead to an increase in guaranteed asset protection insurance fraud, with some insurers already seeing worrying signs, experts have cautioned.
Drivers who use their vehicles for non-essential travel under lockdown will not risk invalidating their motor insurance, the Association of British Insurers has told Post in response to national press reports.
The Financial Conduct Authority has shut down Inspire Insurance Services and ordered the broker to ringfence relevant funds in a string of sweeping instructions.
Although non-life insurers in Asia performed modestly in 2019, the past nine months has been bumpy for the industry. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, discusses the region’s performance over the past year
Brightside has decided to put car and van managing general agent Kitsune into run-off less than two years after it was launched, CEO Brendan McCafferty has revealed.
Reputational damage from Covid-19 can be expected across all lines of insurance, but initiatives introduced by motor insurers at the beginning of the year could soften the blow, an Association of British Insurers representative has suggested.
Reclaimed parts offer a host of benefits including offering consumer choice, lowering costs and protecting the environment. Neil Joslin, chief operating officer at e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management, looks at the three parties key to the successful…
In September, the Financial Conduct Authority published its long-awaited final report on pricing practices in the home and motor insurance markets, putting forward a package of measures that its interim CEO described as “probably the most radical shake…
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
Welcome to the fifth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
The Department of Justice for Northern Ireland has decided against changing the country's personal injury discount rate until a revised legal framework is in place.
The administrators of bankrupt Danish insurer Alpha are embroiled in a legal battle with UK-based J&M Insurance Services over £3.9m in premiums collected by the UK firm in the months leading up to unrated carrier’s collapse in May 2018.
From supply chains disruption to social distancing and repair shops, the pandemic has caused presented unprecedented challenges to the supply of car parts to the UK and how repairs are conducted following government guidelines.
The predicted coronavirus-related economic hit is being compared to the 2008 recession, with financial pressure a driver of insurance fraud.