Customers find it unfair that they are facing increased tax on their health insurance on top of the tax they already pay to fund the NHS.
Innovations are bringing new technology into our lives at an almost frightening pace. Whether we want to control our central heating from our smartphones or check on our home security, appliances that can be controlled remotely are giving us greater…
With cyber crime the fastest growing criminal activity in the world, attacks on healthcare providers are becoming more prevalent. Post, in association with Kennedys, hosted a roundtable to find out the scale of the threat – and what the industry can do…
When not at work, managing director Huét keeps herself busy buzzing around her bees
US-headquartered health insurance giant Aetna has established an innovation hub in Singapore this month.
As Crawford ‘outperforms expectations’ in terms of growth, Michèle Bacchus speaks with CEO and president Harsha Agadi about his plans for the company
Health insurer Bupa has bought a private dental provider for £835m.
The health of a potential employee may have a major impact on their future productivity and, given the law of averages, at least one candidate being interviewed for any particular position is likely to have existing health issues.
What goes up but never comes down? The traditional answer has been age, but it could just as easily be private medical insurance premiums.
Bupa has opened a new office in Zurich in order to cater to the growing expatriate base in Switzerland.
Alex Perry has been appointed CEO of Bupa Insurance.
Perth-based health insurer HIF is offering customers the chance to write "other" on policy forms.
Health insurer Vitality has become the first in Britain to encourage customers into exercising by offering an Apple smartwatch as a reward.
Bupa Global has announced the appointment of Sheldon Kenton to managing director.
The Hong Kong government has announced a watered-down version of its controversial Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme. Nicky Burridge explains.
It is a commonly expressed view that the general insurance community isn't sufficiently capitalising on existing client relationships to cross-sell further products, and that it lags well behind the major banks and online retailers in this respect.
Alan Leach explains the methodology behind the Top 50 UK Brokers and takes a look at the rankings in detail
Pride in London Parade takes place on Saturday 25 June and this year's theme is #nofilter, encouraging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to stop self-censoring and live their life as they are. To insure these customers as they are, do…
In Depth: Wearable Tech: More science fact than fiction, but is there a wearable future for insurers?
As wearable tech becomes more mainstream, what are the risks for the industry?
Insurance telematics has come on leaps and bounds from the rudimentary fleet tracking devices first seen in the market. It’s now becoming ever easier for drivers to qualify themselves for more appropriately priced premiums. However, a look ahead to the…
Insurance cover for stem cell therapy has been offered for the first time to “democratise” a process that would ordinarily cost hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Chinese insurer Sunshine Insurance yesterday opened a hospital it built in association with Weifang City's government for 3bn yuan (£320m).
A fifth of European consumers would buy insurance or banking products from Google, Amazon or Facebook reveals a study
Customers could increasingly turn to big-name disruptive firms in the financial services sector, according to a survey of the European market by Fujitsu.
Alibaba has raised 1bn yuan (£100m) for a fledgling online health insurer Alibaba Health Insurance.