First Central Group is seeking external investment which will see its founders reduce their stake in the Guernsey headquartered insurance group, Post can reveal.
Neil Greig, director of policy and research at IAM Road Smart, explains why multi-tasking at the wheel is a myth and urges employers to keep their staff safe on the road.
Driving out Distraction: Public would rather work for and deal with companies that ban distracted drivers
Of the two-thirds (69%) of UK adults who make hands free calls while driving, many of them (40%) continue to do it despite admitting it negatively impacts their driving ability, research from Consumer Intelligence, in support of Post’s Driving Out…
As awareness of the damage we’re doing to our planet grows, sustainability is firmly on the corporate agenda, writes Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance. Finding ways to reduce our environmental footprint and safeguard the future for…
The Ministry of Justice faced criticism on secrecy around the development of the small claims portal at Post’s Insurance Claims and Fraud Summit in London yesterday.
There can be many distractions when driving a car but Jo McGowan, human resources director at First Central Insurance & Technology Group, asks what happens when these are inside your own head?
On 10 August 2016 Tomasz Kroker was driving a truck on the A34 – ahead of him was a very visible long queue of traffic travelling uphill. The truck was travelling at 50mph, and Kroker made no attempt to reduce speed when he hit the first vehicle driven…
1st Central has unveiled a powerful new short movie to mark Road Safety Week, raising awareness of dangerous distractions on the road.
Experts have predicted an increase in partnerships in the insurance industry but do not see another joint venture on the horizon, as Tesco gears up to buy out Ageas' share of their Tesco Underwriting joint venture.
Jeffrey Skelton has worked for Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions for more than 17 years and in July was appointed as managing director for insurance for UK and Ireland. Harry Curtis spoke to him about his career to date and future plans.
At the beginning of the month the current government confirmed it would seek to tighten the law around handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands-free use. While Post supports this initial step it believes that the government…
Earlier this year parts of the UK were under water and serious flood warnings are becoming more commonplace, writes Jane Pocock, managing director, Copart UK.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
Insurance pricing in the third quarter of 2019 surged by 11.8% year on year in the UK driven by increases in property as well as financial and professional liability lines, according to research by Marsh.
Ageas UK CEO Andy Watson has cautioned that amid the Ogden rate change and inflationary pressures, current motor rates are “surprisingly low and unsustainable”.
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
Exclusive: The Ministry of Justice has defended itself over a "loophole" in whiplash legislation that lawyers and trade bodies argue could leave the majority of children injured in road traffic accidents without access to compensation or representation.
The average cost per motor repair has reached £1919, research company Trend Tracker has calculated.
The government will seek to tighten the law around the use of handheld mobile devices on the road, but will not extend a ban to hands free use.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
Although some reports suggest the number of nuisance calls is falling, Aviva's consumer research found that 70% of Brits said they had received a nuisance call or text in the past seven days, with 36% of those who received a cold call or text saying they…
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
As the ins and outs of the UK leaving the European Union continue to be debated, James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK, feels that - whatever the outcome - the pain for customers facing lengthy and…
As people are increasingly switching to electric vehicles, are insurers taking the opportunity to explore this market?