Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Blog: The flattening of rush hour – are replacement vehicle services adapting to the changing patterns of road usage post Covid-19?
With the advent of the Covid-19 lockdown, commuters worked from home and schools were closed, traffic numbers fell to levels not seen in decades and the traditional rush hours disappeared. James Roberts, insurance business development director at…
It is the year 2030 and the last decade has seen the insurance eco-system evolve as quickly in 10 years as it had previously done in the last century.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
Welcome to the fifth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Brokers called for the government to introduce a zero-rate insurance premium tax for young driver telematics policies in oral evidence at the Transport Committee’s inquiry into road safety and young and novice drivers.
A-Plan Group has struck its first deal since being bought by Hyperion snapping up telematics specialist Ingenie.
Direct Line Group CEO Penny James spoke to Jen Frost about overseeing the business’s transformation programme under coronavirus, the group’s acquisitive appetite and having a healthy curiosity
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
Telematics have proved their worth in the aviation sector but Nick Corrie, CEO at Trak Global, explains how with the pandemic changing driving behaviours more drivers want these black boxes on their side when it comes to motor claims.
The merger of Northern Ireland brokers Abbey Insurance and Autoline Insurance as Abbey Autoline on 1 September will create a £119m gross written premium growth focused firm that has an eye for striking takeover deals, managing director of the newly…
The UK insurance workforce has a lower share of digital skills than that of other industries according to Kapil Chandry, senior partner, and Tom Welchman, partner, at McKinsey. Now they say is the moment to act.
Connected claims is the driver to take telematics closer to the mainstream, says Trak Global CEO Corrie
The next generation of telematics will involve low cost hardware coupled with smart phones and be based around the connected claims journey.
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…
Dedicated telematics tracking devices have led to the quick recovery of three stolen high-end vehicles and saved London-based car hire company nearly £300,000.
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.
While the future is always difficult to predict, it is almost impossible in times of global uncertainty such as these. LeakBot CEO Craig Foster explains for the insurance industry it becomes particularly challenging to rely on what is happening now as an…
In the 20th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100 all of whom are focused on insuring ‘wheels’ in the broadest sense.
Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Investment, advice and coaching - what is the attraction of working with insurtechs?
The insurance sector is difficult to navigate at the best of times, but doubly so if you are an insurtech with limited market experience and a small budget. Post caught up with a number of senior insurance executives who have gravitated to helping out…
It is the year 2030. As the demands for a green economy has intensified the government has announced the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2035 to this year (2030). Concerns still exist over electric…
In the first of a new monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue. For the first instalment, Jonathan Swift fast forwards a decade to report on the changing face of the…
Covid-19 has sparked plenty of arguments in the motor insurance world, especially on whether customers should pay premiums for vehicles that aren’t going anywhere, let alone creating claims. Carrot's chief marketing officer Andrew Brown-Allan asks what…
Exclusive: The majority of UK consumers are not aware that insurers cannot use gender as a factor in pricing for motor insurance or where the ban came from, research commissioned by Post has shown.