Admiral has pledged £110m towards automatic refunds as motor customers are staying at home and driving less during the UK-wide Covid-19 lockdown.
Quieter roads have led many to assume that car insurers are in for pandemic profits. Post investigates calls for lockdown windfalls to be re-gifted to motorists.
Exclusive: The majority of UK consumers are not aware that insurers cannot use gender as a factor in pricing for motor insurance or where the ban came from, research commissioned by Post has shown.
Former Brightside and Markerstudy boss Martyn Holman has taken up the role of chairman at Arron Banks-owned Somerset Bridge Insurance Services following the decision of Mark Boleat to stand down, Post can reveal.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode three: Is motor insurance at a tipping point in light of the coronavirus lockdown?
In the third of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss whether UK motor insurers are being unfair in not rebating premium or offering more flexible options…
The financial impact of Covid-19 is being felt by UK motorists. Alan Inskip, Tempcover CEO, explains many are facing immense financial uncertainty at a time when their annual insurance policy is due for renewal, but their vehicle usage is severely…
Covéa delivered an underwriting loss of £22.3m in 2019 compared to a profit of £1.8m the year before, with the insurer hit by high levels of motor claims inflation and flat market premiums along with a lower level of reserve releases.
Hastings Group has confirmed it will propose a final dividend of 5.5p per share at its AGM on 21 May despite calls from regulators for the industry to suspend payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new decade sparks urgent need for motor insurance providers to adapt to the needs of a changing motoring community writes James Roberts, business development director for insurance, Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Keeping policyholders on the road after an accident or the theft of a vehicle has driven a number of mobility solutions. But, with consumer sentiment shifting and more options becoming available to insurers, the post-loss mobility market is set to evolve
I'd like to tell you in my spare time this week I've learnt a new language or picked up a new skill but in the true spirit of staying indoors we've mostly been bingeing on Disney Plus, with the Aladdin remake a firm favourite.
The government should require e-scooter riders to buy insurance, according to a panel of experts speaking as part of Post’s Motor Insurance World Live on Wednesday.
Motor Insurance World Live video presentation: Same problem, new challenges; tackling motor fraud in 2020
Allianz has been tackling fraud for over a decade with savings increasing year-on-year for the last ten years.
Falling motor claims frequencies may mean insurers reconsider what they’re charging policyholders, though their ability to act proactively could be stymied by uncertainty over the length of the Covid-19 emergency, an event heard.
Motor insurance companies have long focused on rating factors such as a driver’s age, occupation and where they live.
Motor Mouth podcast 10: From car salvage to the future of work – what is the future of motor insurance?
Director of content Jonathan Swift discuss how the sector will adapt to challenges being presented at the moment with Motor Insurance World sponsor E2E Total Loss Management and its chief operating officer Neil Joslin.
Sabre has delayed its special dividend to shareholders, citing the need to wait for greater clarity around the impact of coronavirus pandemic.
Like many industries, the insurance market was considerably affected by both the First and the Second World War. With the Insurance Museum coming soon to the City of London, Post looks at the growing tensions in the insurance market prior to the outbreak…
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
Insurers plead with government to make early call on further whiplash reform delay in light of Covid-19
The whiplash reforms implementation date should be delayed and a realistic timescale put in light of the Covid-19 epidemic.
It is now just over a week since the Prime Minister locked down the UK on 23 March to help slow down the coronavirus pandemic, strict measures which have seen traffic significantly reduced on the UK’s roads. Post content director Jonathan Swift spoke to…
Former Gallagher and Ardonagh chief financial officer Mark Mugge has taken up the group CFO role at motor specialist Right Choice Insurance Brokers.
Motor insurers have confirmed that those volunteering for NHS services don't need to change their motor policies or contact their insurer to update them with their activities.
Motor Mouth Podcast 9: Claims culture or no claims culture? Motor insurance and the whiplash reforms
Jonathan Swift, content director at Insurance Post, speaks to Matthew Maxwell-Scott, executive director of the Association of Consumer Support Organisations, to get his insight and thoughts on the reforms, where the challenges still lie and, with the…