With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
The Manchester attack touched us all this week. Because we might live or work in the city. Because we might have visited recently. Or because we have, you know, a heart.
Headlines on the impact of artificial intelligence have ranged from predicting a doomsday where the robots take control to, more recently, exploring scenarios where humans and robots live together in harmony. Harry Clarke, head of research at Tällt…
Start-ups have to go to great lengths to attract business, both literally and figuratively, writes James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint.
PWC has added a "reg-tech" start-up to its Reference Architecture list of companies that can help clients with General Data Protection Regulation compliance.
A senior insurtech boss will stand as an independent MP in the next election, as part of a mission to safeguard the economic environment for insurance start-ups.
Insurtech start-up Sherpa has partnered with Gen Re in order to provide tailored risk coverage scores personal lines insurance policies.
Investment into Artificial Intelligence start-ups has gone up by 80% since January last year but there is some time to go before technology wipes out jobs in the industry.
Reinsurers are injecting more money into start-ups to get a foothold in insurtech - and the disruptors are welcoming the investment from these flexible partners.
Brendan McCafferty joined Axa as CEO, intermediated and direct, in February. He talks to Will Kirkman about his new role
This week I took my toddler to see the roaring animated T-rex at the Natural History Museum. “Raaa!” she growled, before wimping into her father’s arms, unaware dinosaurs are actually extinct.
James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint, compares the start-up scenes of San Francisco and London in the second instalment of his behind-the-scenes look at insurtech disruption.
Allianz has made a strategic investment in US insurtech start-up Lemonade.
French risk managers are less concerned with the domestic rise of populism than with providing their business with multinational cover, explains François-Xavier d’Huart, head of client and broker management, France, for XL Catlin.
The days of mega-mergers in the insurance industry may be behind us as consolidation activity has dropped significantly from the peaks of 2014 and 2015. The sector is contemplating this change of gear and steadying itself in the face of waves of global…
Today we reveal the companies that will be in the running for the 23rd British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
Spring is in the air and it's a time well-known for cleaning out the old and starting anew. As I continue to unpack boxes and work out where to put all of the fairly useless things I have collected over the decades, the industry has been taking its own…
As traditional insurers partner with start-up tech companies, the landscape of insurance is changing. Start-ups pose less as threats hellbent on disrupting the industry and more as an opportunity waiting to happen. Post, in association with Mendix,…
Lemonade has expanded to Illinois as part of its plans to expand nationwide and reach 97% of the US population by 2017.
Insurance has traditionally been considered a grudge purchase, driven by the legal requirements for cover and a desire for financial protection. Indeed, 41% of respondents in a Consumer Intelligence poll said they thought of insurance as "a necessary…
What happens behind the doors of insurtech start-ups? James Stuart Clarke of Digital Fineprint explains how free coffee and coconut water are used to attract talent, but won't necessarily solve the culture clash between salespeople and developers.
Insurtech accelerator Startup Bootcamp has entered into a partnership with XL Catlin.