Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to helping out…
It is the year 2030. As the demands for a green economy has intensified the government has announced the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2035 to this year (2030). Concerns still exist over electric…
In the first of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. For the first instalment, Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to report on the changing face of the…
Now in its twelfth year Post' s Insurance Fraud Awards is your opportunity to promote the outstanding work your business and employees have been doing to curtail and catch criminals intent on making money through nefarious means.
A trio of insurtechs have confirmed early-stage fund raising of almost £20m only one week after the market was warned to expect a slowdown in investment due to Covid-19.
Parametrics has been around for a while but a slew of new entrants means it is now poised to make its mark on UK general insurance
The introduction of further guidance on premium finance by the Financial Conduct Authority including three month payment deferrals for customers hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has gone well according to market players.
Zego is in trials on selling its usage-based motor policies in partnership with brokers, co-founder and CEO Sten Saar told Post.
The UK government has been urged to “err on the side of caution” when dictating the rules of e-scooter trials next month.
Providing premium refunds of £20 to £25 to all motor policyholders in the wake of Covid-19 behaviour changes amounts to little more than a “marketing initiative”, Ageas CEO Bart De Smet has said.
Allianz could see a €1bn (£882m) or more hit from the coronavirus pandemic across property and casualty, Allianz group chief financial officer Giulio Terzariol has cautioned.
Allianz Holdings, comprising of LV General Insurance and Allianz Insurance, saw £68m in claims relating to storms and flooding in the first quarter of 2020 as Allianz unveiled a global property and casualty €400m (£351m) Covid-19 hit.
There is an increasing frequency with which tinnitus is appearing alongside minor whiplash injuries in road traffic accident claims. Catherine Burt, head of motor fraud at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, asks if insurers should be worried about…
Motor claims notifications fell 70% at insurer Direct Line Group in April compared to the same month in 2019, as drivers stayed indoors due to lockdown measures.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James has said 99.5% of its business interruption customers have standard policies and the insurer believes the wording is “robust” enough that it will not be liable for coronavirus-related pay outs on these.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode eight: What is the insurance supply chain doing to keep the sector moving during the Covid-19 lockdown?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we bought together a diverse group of businesses to discuss how the supply chain has forged deeper…
Covid-19 has sparked plenty of arguments in the motor insurance world, especially on whether customers should pay premiums for vehicles that aren’t going anywhere, let alone creating claims. Carrot's chief marketing officer Andrew Brown-Allan asks what…
Insurers, brokers, premium finance lenders and more have been told by the Financial Conduct Authority to consider giving payment deferrals and refunds as well as waiving cancellation fees to customers hit financially by the coronavirus epidemic.
The Financial Conduct Authority has ordered firms to analyse if and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the value of personal and commercial lines insurance products and take appropriate actions.
As countries pull the lockdown lever in response to Covid-19 Tom Helm, head of Claims Consulting at Willis Towers Watson, and David Shepherd regional managing director at Solera ask: what do early global repair industry statistics show, what might we…
Be Wiser Insurance has appointed RWA founder Robin Wood and Das UK chairman Neil MacMillan to its board, Post can reveal.
As insurers are fond of saying, every claim is an opportunity to show their customers the value of what they get for forking out their premiums.
Members of Parliament have called for insurers to refund motorists based on coronavirus lockdown savings, following Admiral's pledged £25 per customer rebate yesterday.