Sterling Insurance Group and BMG Insurance Brokers have partnered on a new venture, Sterling Pet Solutions that will provide affinity products for UK pet insurance providers.
Online pet insurer Healthy Pets has appointed one of More Than’s founding team as a non-executive director.
The cost of pet insurance claims has skyrocketed in the past five years, prompting some insurers to withdraw from the sector altogether. How can those that remain respond to the difficult market conditions?
Jon Dye’s appointment as Allianz UK CEO did not come as a surprise to many, including himself. And while he is not daunted by his new role, he is certainly not complacent about the task ahead.
Pet insurance firm Healthy Pets has promoted Sammy Morgan-Sagar to the post of senior marketing and communications analyst.
Insurers swarmed the recruitment space this week, redressing a balance that has seen brokers dominating. The start of September saw a number of new recruits, with appointments rising in both the London and companies market. XL, Markel, First Title and…
David Seel, founder of Thornside and former director of BDML Connect, has been appointed non-executive chairman at pet insurer Healthy Pets.
Axa Direct and Partnerships is looking for an insurer to take over its pet insurance client base after deciding to stop offering the product
Agria Pet Insurance has appointed Simon Wheeler as managing director, the former head of sales and marketing at the firm.
A veterinary surgeon who tried to claim almost £200 000 from three insurers for non-existent pets has been jailed for two years.
NCI Vehicle Rescue has posted a pre-tax profit of £974 486 for full year 2012- 2013, up 287% year on year.
Allianz has partnered with Sainsbury’s Bank to provide the bank’s pet insurance products.
More Than has launched a premium pet insurance product with £12 000 vet fees, alongside a multi-pet product.
Pet insurers are paying out £1.2m every day to cat and dog owners according to the latest figures by the Association of British Insurers.
Increasing numbers of pug thefts and prevalent health problems have driven Brought By Many and Petplan to launch special cover for the breed.
Legal and General is to launch pet cover for cats and dogs direct, online and over the phone, as well as through Confused.com.
Fear not animal lovers, the gender of your beloved pooches and kittys will not impact the cost of their insurance.
Four months after gender was banned as a factor in setting premiums for motor insurance, Post understands its remit could soon be extended to impact pet owners.
RSA has put pen to paper on a deal to retain its role as the sole provider of Tesco Bank’s pet insurance.
Allianz reported a 4.3% fall in operating profit to £161.5m in 2012 (2011: £168.7m). The insurer's combined ratio also deteriorated to 96.3% from 95.7% in 2011.
RSA blamed adverse weather in the first half of 2012 and a weak marine and commercial liability performance on UK underwriting profit tumbling to £39m (2011: £62m) while the combined ratio was 98.2% (2011: 97.3%).
Pets and gadgets are a higher priority than income protection insurance according to a survey from broker Drewberry Insurance’s annual health and protection insurance survey.
A 10-part exposé of the work of insurance fraud investigators is to be screened on BBC One from Monday.
Shocking stories of claimants deliberately harming pets are guaranteed to grab headlines, but what is the truth behind the increasing level of fraud detected in a sector predicted to be worth £900m by 2015?