The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers reported a combined underwriting profit in 2019, albeit lower than in 2018. Bond yields fell in 2019, however, investment earnings benefited from the strong performance of equity markets. How will the impact of the…
Confusion around assisted driving systems fuelled in part by carmakers’ marketing must be tackled in order to avert serious road collisions, Thatcham Research has warned as it unveils a new safety scoring system.
Ardonagh is buying specialist retail broker Lloyd Latchford Group for £15.3m, Post can reveal.
When the transaction for HG to invest in Hyperion closes the private equity firm will hold “just over 20%” of the business, CEO David Howden told Post.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
The Financial Conduct Authority has estimated it will cost the insurance sector £1.06bn over 10 years to comply with its package of measures designed to tackle dual pricing in the general insurance market.
The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
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There have been many challenges over the last six months. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group, believes there is clear evidence that the motor insurance sector has adapted well, responding to customer…
Join Jonathan Swift, Insurance Post content director, and Jaime Hassall, team leader at Highways England, to discuss how road safety is adapting to the challenge of Covid-19, and the key priorities in maintain the UK’s high safety standards.
A German court recently fined a driver involved in a crash, ruling that the touchscreen controls used to operate the windscreen wipers should be classified as a distracting electronic device. With vehicles becoming increasingly high tech, DWF product…
Former Axa and UK General Insurance CEO Peter Hubbard has been appointed as non-executive chairman of broker Be Wiser Insurance, Post can reveal.
Investment of £1.2bn on 5267km of roads across Britain could prevent more than 8000 deaths and serious injuries over the next 20 years, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that Ardonagh’s purchase of Bennetts could lead to “higher prices, less choice and worse services for motorcyclists in the UK”.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
One in ten jobs at the Motor Insurers’ Bureau are at risk of being cut, with the organisation citing among other factors the need to minimise costs due to challenges posed by the current economic climate.
The founder of equity crowd-funding platform Syndicate Room is looking for individual investors on Seedrs for his latest venture, insurtech start-up Rnwl, that is targeting the 'pain point' of dual pricing.
Join Jonathan Swift, Post’s content director, as he catches up with Met Police detective superintendent Andrew Cox, to hear how the capital’s police have been challenged during the pandemic to keep road users safe.
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena
Pre-tax profit at Arron Banks’ personal lines broker Somerset Bridge Insurance Services fell to £5.04m in 2019, down from £6.54m the previous year.
The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
Home and motor insurance pledges made by the Association of British Insurers to support customers during the Covid-19 crisis will remain in place until at least 31 October following an extension.