Insurance Covid-Cast - episode two: What are insurtechs doing to rebalance the bad publicity around insurance and Covid-19?
In the second of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurtechs are seeking to create positive customer stories to redress the negative media…
Having spent her career working for brokers and then an insurer, Crawford & Company’s new UK and Ireland president Lisa Bartlett speaks to Jonathan Swift about why she has now thrown herself into claims management and loss adjusting, and how she is…
The government today announced additional financial measures to help the self-employed, with insurance gig economy platforms We Go Look and Shepper having hit pause on jobs earlier this week.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Two: Pan-European start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part One: UK-based start-ups
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and clients' exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
Former Gallagher, Bluefin and Stuart Alexander boss Stuart Reid has been appointed chairman of sharing economy insurance specialist Pikl.
Motor insurance policyholders – especially younger drivers - are interested in green alternatives to courtesy cars, new exclusive research for Post has revealed.
What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out
Insurtech start-up Collective Benefits has closed a £3.3m seed funding round involving Stride VC alongside existing investors Delin Ventures and Insurtech Gateway.
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.