Brokers should see the hard market as an opportunity to prove their value as trusted advisors, says Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting CEO Simon Matson, as he also looks at the changes to office life due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Managing general agents and coverholder brokers remain optimistic about the sector’s prospects despite warnings from lawyers on the implications of the recent business interruption court case.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
In an ever more uncertain world, customers want ‘peace of mind’ and the confidence of knowing they are covered if things go wrong. Covid-19 has brought fear and distrust explains Steve Treloar, CEO, LV General Insurance Group.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
Events were cancelled across the board this year due to Covid-19 but none could be much more emotive than the thousands of weddings that couldn’t go ahead. Post investigates how the insurance market responded.
The Financial Conduct Authority expects to publish a policy statement this autumn following its consultation on compelling firms to report value measures data on most general insurance products.
The model of banks with in-house general insurance divisions, or bancassurance, has thrived elsewhere in Europe but failed to pick up the pace in the UK. Is this about to change?
As brokers grapple with soaring professional indemnity rates and attention sharpens on the potential for claims in the wake of the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case, Post investigates what the eye-watering price changes…
Lockdown has been a challenge for businesses across the country but the change in working has led to insurers developing in many positive ways that will benefit the customer in the long run
The Financial Conduct Authority has kept the temporary measures to help insurance customers hit by the Covid-19 crisis in place until the end of October.
I-Wonder has partnered with Go Compare for the launch of a Sorn insurance comparison service.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
RSA will cease to underwrite wedding insurance when its John Lewis contract ends at the beginning of next year, Post has learned.
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
As US states introduce a new wave of legislation intended to encourage businesses to reopen without the fear of an onslaught of Covid-related lawsuits, Andrea Best and Kristi Garrett of law firm Mc Dermott, Will & Emery ask whether these liability…
Briefing: Tesla CEO Musk warns incumbents it is building a 'great, major insurance company'. Should they be worried?
On last week’s Q2 briefing call Tesla CEO Elon Musk told insurers he is coming for their actuaries, to help him start an insurance ‘revolution’. But could his obsession with data and math have blinded him as to where the real battle in motor insurance…
The industry has found itself under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, one area where it should be singing its praises is life sciences. Post investigates how brokers and insurers have supported the quest for…
Pukka-owner Freedom Services Group has teamed up with private equity firm Envest and others to launch Stella Insurance, a digital managing general agent providing female-centric motor insurance in Australia.
Virtual Roundtable: Has Covid-19 helped speed up the digitalisation of insurance customer communications?’
Post gathered a group of experts together for an interactive digital roundtable at which we discussed how insurers and their partners can maximise satisfaction, despite policyholders being in lockdown; and build long-standing relationships that will…
Trakm8 has appointed Penny Searles as a non-executive director to help lead on the vehicle technology specialist’s strategic vision and commercial growth.
CDL Group has reported a 5.1% fall in turnover to £52.9m along with a 31.4% drop in post-tax profit to £4.7m for the year ended 30 September 2019.
With the current insurance market hardening at a rate not seen in over a decade, Risk Solved non-executive Richard Thomas argues those firms that drive improved risk profiling and begin to fully appreciate the quality of the risks within their portfolio…
Arag has posted a 14.7% rise in turnover to £14.1m for the year to 31 December 2019.