Home visit vet service Paw Squad’s video and text consultations are now a standard part of Direct Line pet policies after a strategic investment from the insurer.
Cheryl Agius was recently appointed CEO of Legal & General's general insurance business. She talks to Post about what GI can learn from retirement and other sectors, and in which areas she's looking to grow the business.
More Than relaunched last week with a new advertising campaign featuring fictional Scandinavian founder Mordenn Surenns. Real-life boss of More Than Rob Flynn talks about the developments behind the scenes at the direct insurer.
Insurtech start-up Bought By Many has launched its first pet insurance product following its £7.5m investment round.
RSA has made its first external fintech venture with a cash for shares investment in app-based pet specialist Pitpatpet.
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Two major insurers have joined Markerstudy's newly-launched pet insurance aggregator.
Insurers paid out £56.7m to customers every day in 2015, according to figures from the Association of British Insurers.
A 400% rise in pet insurance fraud means that insurers need to share data over claims, a software company has warned.
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The insurance industry has been multiplying initiatives against fraud but is it presenting a unified front against increasingly organised scams?
The London Fire Brigade, the anniversary of the great Fire of London and the Top 30 European insurer ranking are in the September issue of Post.
Only one-fifth of the UK population purchases insurance for their pet yet incidences of fraud are soaring, from £420,000 in 2009 to nearly £2m in 2014.
Pet insurance is a promising market – and one that is as exposed to fraud as other sectors
Pet claims fraud is on the rise and insurers are developing or contemplating new tools against it: a database, cross-referencing strategies and pet photographs on policy documents.
They say dog is a man's best friend, but this is seemingly untrue when said dog has cost you thousands of pounds worth of damages to your home.
Almost four million cats and dogs are insured in the UK but a significant number of pet owners are leaving their pets uncovered.
Blog to the future: One day, more than 10 customer interactions – could this be an insurer reality by 2030
The alarm goes, it is 6:45am on 25 July 2030; and the first thing you do is check your Healthcare Insurer-provided wearable tech-band to see how your sleep rated.
As member of the Allianz SE board of management, responsible for global insurance lines, Anglo markets and Russia, Axel Theis is a busy man. Post caught a few moments during a brief trip to London to find out what's in store for this global company.
RSA has agreed to expand its network of approved veterinary referral centres, but the announcement has already fallen into acrimony.
It has finally clicked with insurers that they need to engage with customers on social media, as it can help attract new business and build trust.
A national record of pet insurance claims has been launched as a tool in the fight against fraud.