The Competition and Markets Authority has approved the proposed merger of Bupa Insurance and CS Healthcare with the pair hoping to complete the deal in January next year.
The sector has shown how well it can quickly adapt its services to care for customers, says Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK, but it must also learn from the pandemic crisis and plan for the next big event.
The Competition and Markets Authority has opened an inquiry into Bupa Insurance’s proposed merger with CS Healthcare, a Friendly Society with approximately 18,500 members originally set up in 1929 to provide health insurance cover for members of the UK…
For the 31st episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we returned once more to the Insurtech 100 compiled by Sonr Global to spotlight the number two ranked start-up We Sure.
As the NHS faces unrelenting pressure to deliver services to patients, this begs the question whether the UK will be able to sustain its funding over the longer term. And while there has been increased reporting of alleged malpractice cases against…
This pandemic is and has been extremely challenging for many people and organisations and, according to Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK, while all of us have had to adapt quickly its mark will be felt for years to come.
Axa, Bought By Many and WPA discussed why new technology alone will not save insurers but changing mind-sets to seize digital opportunities will
There has been a lot of discussion within the insurance community about using various new technologies to seize digital opportunities, but is simply investing in new technologies alone enough to ensure success?
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode two: What are insurtechs doing to rebalance the bad publicity around insurance and Covid-19?
In the second of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurtechs are seeking to create positive customer stories to redress the negative media…
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries has called on all firms to come together to tackle the Covid-19 crisis after the announcement by the government that the private sector is making almost its entire capacity available to the NHS.
Blog: The effect of Brexit on attitudes towards the NHS - how will this affect medical insurance enquiries?
On the day of the general election last December we witnessed a sharp spike in the number of visitor searches seeking out quotes for private medical insurance, 1072% higher than the forecasted figures for that time of year, writes Ian Sawyer, commercial…
Insurtech start-up Collective Benefits has closed a £3.3m seed funding round involving Stride VC alongside existing investors Delin Ventures and Insurtech Gateway.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
Ozlem Gurses, reader in insurance and commercial law at King’s College London and British Insurance Law Association committee member, asks if the oversight of insurtechs is keeping up with the potential damage to consumer protection that new technology…
Powerful 5G smart tech devices are expected to be rolled out this year. They are anticipated to overtake 4G in terms of reliability and innovation, as well as increasing data speeds, resulting in faster downloads and increased capability for digital…
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