A national record of pet insurance claims has been launched as a tool in the fight against fraud.
Andrew Moore is a veterinary consultant at RSA, helping take care of the nation’s pets
A new pet aggregator site has been launched by Markerstudy, after it identified “a gap in the market”.
RSA has been slammed by veterinarians for restricting full cover to a small network of referral centres across the country.
Despite the public outcry over the affinity partnership between Age UK and Ageas, a clear objective and strategy can reap rewards for both halves of a deal.
NCI aims to net £1.2m gross written premium in the first year from its first venture into equine cover.
Full-service insurance provider Emerald Life launches today (30 March) with its first products designed specifically for the LGBT community.
Vets and insurers should work together to develop and shape the pet insurance market
Digital disruptors are digging out niches and targeting poorly-served sectors as the push for market share ramps up in 2016.
Broker Brightside will trial a pet insurance product, acting as an introducer for Purely Pets Insurance, owned by Markerstudy.
A unified pet register to counter fraud has been championed by pet insurance software firm Aquarium ahead of the implementation of compulsory microchipping for all dogs in England.
Legal & General is to start underwriting all new business for its pet insurance product from 1 January 2016.
Aquarium Software has backed calls for pet insurance to be made compulsory by law in Scotland as a step in the right direction for owners, animals, vets and insurers.
The Association of British Insurers has highlighted how a range of policies will be impacted when the Insurance Premium Tax increase takes effect in November.
Aviva has entered into an agreement with NCI Group to underwrite its pet insurance policies.
Direct to consumer financial services provider Sun Life has underlined its entry into the general insurance market with the unveiling of a pet insurance proposition.
UK start-up Bought By Many has acquired 100% of the shares in pet insurance broker Brooks Braithwaite (Sussex).
Dognapping is a cruel crime that is on the rise. But are pet insurers doing enough to help owners? And should they be taking a more active role in providing specific cover against theft rather than focusing primarily on vets’ bills?
The UK pet insurance market could learn a lot from its competitors in Sweden, according to technology firm Aquarium, particularly collaborating with partner agencies such as veterinarians and the police.
Sun Life is aiming to sign-up around a quarter of a million policyholders to its general insurance division inside the next four years and is already setting its sights on the motor market.
Ex-Castle Cover products director Simon Stanney has been hired to spearhead Sun Life’s foray into the general insurance market.
A married couple who conned an insurer out of £8,358.50 by making fictitious claims on pet insurance for real and non-existent dogs have been given a suspended prison sentence.
Neil Richards-Smith is group MD, NCI
Insurers paid out record amounts in pet insurance feeds in 2014 but large swathes of animal owners are still failing to take advantage of the cover on offer, according to the Association of British Insurers.