2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
Private equity investor Andromeda has gained regulatory approval to take a majority stake in French health insurer April, which saw its UK arm pull out from the private medical market last year.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
With increased regulation and Brexit travel insurance is facing an interesting time, Post caught up with Richard Coleman, European director at Collinson, who talked to us about his thoughts on market developments in 2019.
Geo's CEO Paul Dilley talks about a recent traumatic experience and how his ordeal raises questions on how insurers can improve the claims management process.
Bupa Dental Care has acquired nine dental practices across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, taking its tally of new acquisitions in the last year to 23.
Survival rates for those diagnosed with cancer are improving and many are keen to work. Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa UK Insurance, explains how insurers can help employers support this
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
The current insurance model is 'failure' oriented - paying out on something negative happening. Should the industry reconsider this and reward 'success' instead, asks Geoff Knott, a director at Ninety Consulting
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three
Bupa has acquired Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic in Chatham, Kent.
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Exclusive: Vulnerable customers with serious illnesses who have claimed under their existing private medical insurance policies, are seeing premiums more than double following the withdrawal of April UK from the PMI market.
Exclusive: April UK’s private medical insurance exit has led to a flurry of insurer activity, but brokers have been left feeling frustrated and overlooked after Axa PPP struck a deal and customers were told they could contact the insurer directly.
Bupa has acquired nine dental practices, bringing the total number of sites acquired so far this year to 14.
Exclusive: Correspondence sent by health insurer April UK to broker partners reveals that it has been turning away policyholders since the beginning of this week.