As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.
Halal Insure has recently launched sharia-compliant household insurance covers. Its CEO Faizal Karbani speaks to David Worsfold about his hopes for takaful insurance in the UK.
Ahead of the Biba conference, Adrian Ewington, underwriting and markets director at Home & Legacy, explains why brokers remain relevant, especially in the high-net-worth market.
Covéa Insurance saw a 10.8% increase in gross written premiums in the financial year to 3 May, up to £739m from £666.3m in the previous year.
It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.
Direct Line Insurance Group reported a 5% drop in quarterly gross written premiums and faces a £50m bill as a result of Britain's long, icy winter.
This week in Post, the majority of the team managed to continue putting off doing any substantial exercise for our upcoming Tough Mudder course.
Insurers and lawyers trying to automate claims through artificial intelligence must be careful not to violate ethical boundaries, explains Andrew Dunkley, head of analytics at BLM, pointing to the Cambridge Analytica scandal as a warning sign.
Insurers and credit hire organisations need to work together to create a new general terms of agreement to better reflect today’s engines. That is the view of Europcar UK business development director James Roberts, who adds all parties will benefit if a…
Discount rate and whiplash reforms are going through parliament. Will the outcome be beneficial to all?
The number of personal injury motor insurance claims has fallen to the lowest level in nine years, government figures published today reveal.
This week the UK has been focused on court cases and Inquiries.
When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
Insurers have already started to reduce motor premiums ahead of the government’s proposed whiplash and discount rate reforms.
Brexit may raise the prospect of more expensive holidays abroad and longer waits at borders. If fewer European city breaks beckon, could there also be an upside in spending more time in England’s green and pleasant land?
This week we unveiled the long-awaited shortlist for the British Insurance Awards.
A ghost broker who used victims’ details to make £321,000 of false car insurance claims has been jailed.
News of a post-Brexit transitional agreement is a welcome one, writes Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, however brokers must be wary that the hard work is still yet to come.
With more than three million Muslims in the UK, there has long been a feeling that sharia-compliant insurance products should find a market but the reality has proved the opposite. So far, every attempt to establish a takaful insurer in the UK domestic…
Allianz Insurance has partnered with Drivy to provide insurance for users of their car sharing platform.
UK laws, roads and infrastructure are getting ready for self-driving cars but motorists remain reluctant to adopt this technology, points out Simon Walker, group CEO of First Central.
The financial watchdog has vowed to tackle the problem of dual pricing in the coming year.
Japanese carmaker Subaru is offering three years of free comprehensive motor cover with every new car bought in France, our sister publication reports.
Thatcham Research has appointed Graham Gibson as the new chairman of its board.