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.
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
ERS confirmed CEO Ian Parker will step down after seven years, as the motor-focused insurer revealed it is entering specialist commercial insurance.
Right at the forefront of the challenge to ensure that Britain’s roads remain safe is technology.
Tesco Bank will pay Ageas at least £125m for its 50.1% stake in Tesco Underwriting as it confirmed the deal first revealed by Post last year.
Brokers called for the government to introduce a zero-rate insurance premium tax for young driver telematics policies in oral evidence at the Transport Committee’s inquiry into road safety and young and novice drivers.
Brightside’s Brendan McCafferty on why the insurance industry needs to get real on its social contract
The insurance industry needs to find the right answers quickly if it is going to rebuild its reputation with the public, particularly after the recent business interruption court case and dual pricing headlines, says Brightside CEO Brendan McCafferty.
Today is the day we can finally reveal the winners of the Insurance Post Claims and Fraud Awards 2020.
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…