Sharon Beckett has been promoted to CEO of Be Wiser, with Mark Bower-Dyke ending his dual role at the broker and remaining as chairman.
This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
Motor broker Sure Thing Insurance Services made a loss of £2.1m in its final year ahead of the sale to Qmetric Group’s Policy Expert last June.
UK motor liability reinsurance rates for some accounts rose by up to 35% in the annual January renewal season, according to Willis Re.
Former Sabre chairman Keith Morris has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours List.
The regulator has noted concern that competition isn’t working well for all consumers in the house and motor markets but Tony Tarquini, director of insurance for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Pegasystems, believes a ban on automatic price rises…
Gibraltar-based unrated motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company pursued a sale ahead of going into run-off and continues to explore its options, executive chairman Marcus Killick confirmed to Post.
Though a new decade and the opportunity for new beginnings are now firmly in view, this week proved that 2019 still has some endings to get out of the way first.
UK managing general agent Tradewise Insurance Services has sourced £55m of capacity from Berkshire Hathaway via Faraday in London to continue writing motor trade business, as Tradewise Insurance Company goes into run-off.
Gibraltar-based motor insurer Tradewise Insurance Company is going into run-off and will stop writing business after 31 December.
In the first of a regular column, David Worsfold reflects on the fall out of the conclusive Conservative Party victory in the 2019 general election.
Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning wonders about Cuvva’s 3% claim.
Volkswagen Group has launched a 'paint and body platform' to keep insurers and the repair network up to date with its latest developments and technology updates.
The Ministry of Justice continues to face criticism for "missing the point" in its response to allegations of a “loophole” in whiplash legislation that affects children and vulnerable road users.
For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
The biggest opportunity for insurers to improve their performance is in relation to customer loyalty, which ranked above price as a decision driver when it comes to picking a provider, according to research by the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Consumers are ready for greater use of auto-switching services across many areas of household bills including home and car insurance, Go Compare CEO Matthew Crummack has said.
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
By 2020, 40% of cars on the road will have some sort of advanced driver assistance systems installed, but Neil Atherton, sales and marketing director at Autoglass, asks if insurers are even aware if these systems are switched on and calibrated correctly…
Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards, keeping safe on the roads, and embracing flexible working
Amanda Blanc will join specialist motor insurer ERS as a non-executive director on 2 January 2020.
Spotlight: Autonomous Vehicles: Is automation the answer to insurers’ nightmares or a dream come true for thieves?
At every trucking fair and trade publication and in each promotional video the industry is demonstrating the advances in autonomous commercial vehicles
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.