If Uber's appeal to keep its private hire operator’s licence in London fails then this may have an immediate impact on insurtechs such as Zego and Inshur, but experts are divided on whether the longer-term outlook is brighter for them.
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
From vehicle size to type, motorists need to be given greater choice by insurers when their car is off the road. James Roberts of Europcar Mobility Group UK outlines some suggestions as to where flexibility could play a greater role.
Esure and Direct Line founder Sir Peter Wood has led a £2.5m seed funding round for sharing economy insurtech Pikl.
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage – but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have the greatest impact on their success
One of the biggest challenges facing motor insurers is delivering a service that attracts and keeps customers, while keeping control of premiums argues James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group UK.
Following the launch of its Automotive Innovation Centre in 2014, Allianz Partners has created three further 'innovation centres'.
How do we adapt the way motor claims are sorted in a world where the sharing economy is gaining traction? James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK, offers his own thoughts, but questions whether his proposal would be…
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.
This week, as Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet, the insurance industry underwent its own shake-up.
The promised whiplash and discount rate reforms, as well as the UK’s exit from the European Union, are expected to shape the coming year for the industry. Insurers, brokers, loss adjusters and lawyers are wary of political uncertainties and the trends in…
Companies in the sharing economy sector are more exposed than others to the risks associated with an evolving employee base and the emergence of digital technologies, according to a report by Marsh.
On-demand claims handler and subsidiary of Crawford & Company We Go Look has launched a self-service mobile app.
A positive customer experience is never more important than at the point of claim. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK, explains how following best practice in replacement car hire can create this.
In preparation for Post's Digital Insurance World event, here are six more insurtech start-ups to watch.
Despite his last business venture crashing and burning, Humphrey Bowles, co-founder of Guardhog, has re-entered the insurance market with an insurtech proposition to serve the sharing economy.
Jonathan Swift speaks to We Go Look CEO and co-founder Robin Smith about building an on-demand business that handles insurance claims and why the Crawford & Co acquisition means she has more time now for the "fun stuff"
The insurance industry and the UK government need to work together on cyber crime and travel risks, former Prime Minister David Cameron said in his keynote address to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association conference.
Neil Clutterbuck is the chief underwriting officer of Allianz's newly-established technical division. He talks about the immediate and long-term priorities for the business unit.
To celebrate the return of the Post Digital Insurance Collective, I thought I would take another of my periodic looks at some of the newer start-ups in the insurtech space with some connection to the UK.
Founder of failed company Belong Safe, Humphrey Bowles, has launched a new on-demand insurance start-up Guardhog with hopes of competing in the sharing economy.
We're living in an increasingly ‘smart' world. Smartphones have become indispensable to our day-to-day lives and the concept of smart homes and driverless cars is becoming reality.
A look at the tumultuous changes of 2016 – and a preview of what 2017 may have in store for the industry