Axa dominates nearly a quarter of motor premium in Northern Ireland, but its hold is slipping owing to new market entrants, unofficial figures show.
Sabre Insurance group posted a profit before tax of £61.9m for the year ended 31 December 2018, from £53.3m in 2017.
Lloyd’s syndicates will continue to face a rigorous performance management regime, as the market seeks to boost its profitability.
Insurance is only really tested at the point of claim and over the past 25 years the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the industry’s efforts to return the customer to where they were before the claim. Since 2003 major loss has been a standalone…
With Adas on the rise, insurers need to better understand these technologies, including their impact on safety and claims, to derive the greatest benefits from them. National Windscreens managing director Jan Teo highlights how education can play a…
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
Allianz has appointed Gerry Ross, previously regional underwriting manager for the South East, as head of commercial motor.
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.
The number of fraudulent insurance claims have soared by 27%, fuelled by rises in household and motor fraud.
Amanda Blanc said insurers should not accept a Brexit outcome that prevents the UK industry from having influence over a critical European Union Solvency II review.
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.
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
Aviva’s UK business is anticipating pricing increases in 2019 as a result of non-weather claims inflation.
Generali Italia has launched a three-year growth strategy that will see the company invest €300m (£258m) in its own business, with a renewed focus on digital and tech-driven services and prevention.
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…
Specialist motor insurer ERS has reported a profit of £11.1m for 2018, following a loss of £12.2m in 2017.
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.
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, motorists will have to carry green cards in the EU. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
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.