Covéa Insurance saw its underwriting profit slashed to £1.8m in 2018 compared to £12.4m in 2017, as its personal lines business felt the impact of claims inflation and adverse weather.
As we head towards a welcome four-day weekend, the insurance world has been getting in the spirit for Easter in the only natural way: smashing chocolate eggs.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
The Financial Conduct Authority has set out its priorities for the year ahead in its 2019/20 business plan, identifying Brexit as its “immediate priority”.
Insurance customers are increasingly relying on credit to pay premiums, with nearly one in three planning to use more credit this year, research found.
Analysis: Joining forces on Adas: How motor manufacturers are looking to work with insurers on driver safety
As insurers complain of double-digit increases in repair costs as a result of advanced driver assistance systems, Edward Murray spoke to motor manufacturers about why the underwriting focus needs to move from the driver to the vehicle.
For all the work has been done by the insurance industry to contain and control personal injury costs, many are seeing repair claims increasing as a result of a wider use of advanced driver-assistance systems. Edward Murray looks at what the sector can…
The price of car insurance fell 1.6% in the first quarter of 2019 after creeping upwards during the second half of 2018, according to the Confused car insurance price index, produced in association with Willis Towers Watson.
Valid motor insurance is proving to be as valuable a disguise for today’s criminals as stockings over the head or a mask, according to James Burge, fraud manager at Allianz
Gift cards may not be very personal, but they are perfect when you are not sure what to get someone. However, if you are anything like me you put them away in a “safe” place and forget to use them in time.
The review of the discount rate will be fraught with moral, ethical and financial hazards. Minster Law's legal services director Rachel Di Clemente explains why those involved in the decision might be wishing for some of King Solomon's wisdom.
With Discovery taking a two-one advantage following the Talent Recruitment challenge, the apprentices now move onto their fourth and final task in their respective teams.
Debenhams’ holding company has entered administration, but the retailer's policyholders are unaffected according to broker Eldon.
Insurers are unlikely to get a profit boost from a reduction in fraudulent claims and are instead expected to use savings to keep premiums down amid surging average claim sizes, according to Fitch Ratings.
Four of the five articles downloaded most by Post’s sister title Insurance Hound’s insurer audience during March explicitly addressed ways in which technology has changed the insurance landscape.
Insurance has a long history but as David Germain, chief technology officer for RSA, explains, the sector still needs to keep up with technology.
Our cover interview for April features Amanda Blanc’s move from Axa to Zurich which was perhaps the most talked about people move of 2018. The Association of British Insurers' chair spoke to Jen Frost about her plans for the business in the coming year.
Car insurance premiums fell by £100 between December and February due to whiplash reforms and a six-month reduction in the number of car registrations, according to analysis by Comparethemarket.
Exclusive: The government should close legal loopholes which could prevent owners of vehicles installed with mandatory speed limiters from claiming on their motor insurance, lawyers have warned.
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…