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.
Sogaz has acquired VTB Insurance and the merger is creating Russia’s largest insurance company.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Insurers need to turn their focus to mental health, one of the biggest people issues facing UK businesses, writes Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Axa will sell its health broker, Health Insurance Group, to the private equity owners of Ardonagh.
It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.
Craig Wright, operations manager at Traveller Assist, explains how his risk management firm has unveiled a web of price-fixing, bribery and corruption in Peru hospitals, which he warns is being fuelled unwittingly by travel insurance companies.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…
Insurers need to make sure their rehabilitation providers comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Anthony Eeles, chief digital and information officer at HCML, shares his checklist to reduce risks of a £20m fine.
Exclusive: Private equity providers need to have realistic expectations when investing in insurtech start-ups, because they are unlikely to find the next “flying Uber car”.
This week I was lucky enough to climb on the top of a lift with one of Allianz’s engineer surveyors and take a trip up and down a building.
Insurance can help mitigate the economic impact of poor mental health in the workplace, but policy design must adapt to meet the challenge, argues Michael Ryley, partner at Weightmans.
More medical insurers are including mental health as standard in their policies but there could remain a gap in provision if condition monitoring doesn’t become more widespread
Insurers are investing in employee benefits as a way to recruit and retain staff - and they go beyond the core elements of pension, life and health cover to sometimes include quirky perks
While all eyes are trained on the meteoric rise of Lemonade in the US, another insurtech player is causing widespread disruption in the East.
Boston-based medical malpractice insurer Coverys has received in principle approval from Lloyd’s to launch Syndicate 1975.
The insurance industry is currently battling with a multitude of uncertainties: Brexit, Ogden, and the impact of technology. Mike Brown, senior partner, and Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs, BLM, spoke to Post about how those…
Investment vehicle Global Risk Partners has acquired a majority stake in Poole-based Alan & Thomas Insurance Group.