When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
UK business leaders have turned their backs on Europe as political uncertainty and regulatory concerns see decision-makers’ focus on the domestic market, according to survey findings.
News of a post-Brexit transitional agreement is a welcome one, writes Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, however brokers must be wary that the hard work is still yet to come.
The Financial Conduct Authority has launched a review into whether Aviva broke market abuse regulations following plans to cancel its high yielding preference shares.
A former chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services has paid tribute to one of its longest serving members who sadly passed away last month.
City Minister John Glen is confident the new UK framework for insurance linked securities will help the market grow.
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With the NHS facing spiralling costs, reform to clinical negligence claims should not be seen as controversial, says Stephen Hines, president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
Philip Hammond has said there is no reason that the UK financial sector cannot be part of a free trade agreement post Brexit.
No stone is being left unturned by the government in its aim to make renting fair and reasonable. Marc Brewer, underwriting manager for professional risks, Tokio Marine HCC, says it could prove a tough year for the letting industry.
Exclusive: Politicians need to look at the Enterprise Investment Scheme to make it easier for insurtech start-ups to access it.
Industry veteran Andy Homer talks to Ryan Hewlett about life after Towergate, the insurtech world and why Brexit represents an open door for the canny Angel investor.
Insurance Post has launched its 2018 UK Broker Survey and we need your input on the key issues facing the industry.
The North Korea missile crisis, Brexit negotiations, and trade protectionism are among the top political risks threatening multinational businesses in 2018, according to Marsh.
The collapse of the construction giant Carillion serves as a warning sign that businesses need adequate insurance coverage, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
The government must publish its Brexit position paper on financial services in order to assuage the “chronic state of uncertainty” at present, the chair of the Treasury Committee has warned.
The London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association is to focus on getting brokers signed up to electronic trading platform Placing Platform Limited over 2018.
The insurance industry needs to push for amendments to the Data Protection Bill, argues Stuart Walters, chief information officer at BGL Group.
As the Justice Select Committee prepares to hear oral evidence about the government's personal injury proposals, Carpenters director Donna Scully bemoans the unrepresentative makeup of those giving evidence at a time when those in power need to be held…
The loss of passporting will be a major challenge for insurers after the UK leaves the European Union. Steven McEwan, partner at Hogan Lovells, looks at some of the options available.
Government involvement in the Russian insurance sector is increasing as the country's largest private bank was placed under administration after acquiring failing insurer Rosgosstrakh.
2018 is likely to be a year dominated by data regulation, more Brexit negotiations and further Ogden reform and, as such, the key influencers reflect this
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and Member of Parliament for Aylesbury
Insurers look for alternative bases