People who want to insure their home can’t always answer technical questions about their property. Insurers are calling on digital technologies to overhaul the whole application process
As business insurance is increasingly sold online, Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, warns against insufficient cover and lack of advice.
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
Zurich UK has seen operating profit rise 24% in H1, as a focus on commercial enabled the firm to avoid huge weather losses seen elsewhere.
Brokers have always innovated to survive and will continue to do so, writes Ian Donaldson, CEO of Autonet and Carole Nash, explaining how technology can help cross-selling.
In an era of Instagram brows and duck lip selfies, the beauty industry is thriving. While most customers visit their hairdresser, nail bar or tanning salon to look smoking hot, others see a beauty treatment as a route to a windfall, via a fraudulent…
US-based insurtech start-up Next Insurance has raised $83m in a Series B funding round led by Redpoint Ventures and including Munich Re.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
As Britain is basking in glorious summer, the sun is also shining on the motor insurance market.
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
The terms commercial lines and digital aren't often spoken together - is the problem that the industry doesn't talk about it or is it really not happening in the market?
Legal & General is now the majority capacity provider for a £550m five year binder with Pen Underwriting, as the general insurance business aims to grow its premium by double digits in the coming year.
Halal Insure has recently launched sharia-compliant household insurance covers. Its CEO Faizal Karbani speaks to David Worsfold about his hopes for takaful insurance in the UK.
Independent brokers face ever-evolving challenges, which networks can help them take up, argues Sara Fardon, managing director of Willis Towers Watson Networks.
Bureau Veritas has launched a learning academy to help UK businesses to keep up with the volume of ever-changing regulation that they must adhere to.
With massive investment and growth since its acquisition by Marsh, Jelf CEO Phil Barton tells Will Kirkman about the broker’s plans for the future
Digital household insurance broker Policy Castle is on the hunt for funding as it looks towards partnering with high street brokers and large insurers.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…
Islands Insurance Group has left SSP for rival provider Open GI, after a fresh round of outages at the software platform.
Exclusive: Private equity providers need to have realistic expectations when investing in insurtech start-ups, because they are unlikely to find the next “flying Uber car”.