Telematics

Blog: Future-proofing the broker model

The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.

Interview: Trak Global CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie

A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …

This month in Post: Thomas Cook-up

In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.

Telematics Watch: Addressing misconceptions

From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.

This week: All at sea

The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…

Analysis: Telematics - telling it as it is?

Fabricating a motor insurance claim used to be as simple as arranging for a mate to drive into your car but with today's new technology, Veronica Cowen explains how much harder insurers are making it for the fraudsters.

This week: Winners and lasers

Nothing says team building quite like stumbling around a dark maze, falling headfirst into mirrors and haphazardly shooting lasers at your colleagues. Or so the democratic vote we held a few weeks earlier decreed.

Insurtech 100: May - July 2019 quarterly update

Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.

Swinton's Scott Kennedy on the rise of the connected home

Smart technologies are increasingly part of our daily lives, argues Scott Kennedy, managing director of Swinton, as EY’s latest digital home report reveals almost a quarter of UK households now own a voice-controlled device, while 9% have smart security…

Blog: The claims challenge for intelligent cars

Rick Preston, head of the intelligence team at insurance fraud law firm, Horwich Farrelly, looks at the claims challenges the sector could face as the next generation of ‘intelligent cars’ hit the road.

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