Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
Ahead of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers conference, Jonathan Swift caught up with Fujitsu chief technology officer Manan Sagar to talk about the future of risk management and the role of technology in that evolution.
Teachers are safer drivers than sales people; Edinburgh residents are better drivers than those from Glasgow; and Toyota owners score better than those that own BMWs. These are among the insights gleamed by Matt Munro, Igo4 chief executive, from the…
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.
As the Insurtech 100 publishes, Post caught up with some of the firms listed across Europe, USA and Asia to reflect on the past 12 months, the future, favourite apps and food
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
US-based insurer American Family Insurance will deploy Neos smart home technology and related products and services to launch smart home protection service in the US.
Data is now in vogue for the insurance industry and Mike Smart, business development director at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, explains why data scientists are going to be much sought out in the future.
Exclusive: The government should close legal loopholes which could prevent owners of vehicles installed with mandatory speed limiters from claiming on their motor insurance, lawyers have warned.
Without significant change in how telematics insurance operates, all of the societal benefits from the technology are in danger of going to waste argues Graham Gordon, director, Global Telematics.
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
Despite motor insurance premiums falling 6.7% in the past year, data analytics company, Consumer Intelligence, has warned that concerns over Brexit could be causing premiums to creep upwards.
Technology continues to disrupt insurance but William Corke, founder and strategy director at Corke Wallis, argues this is the perfect time for insurers to wrestle control back from the price comparison websites.
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
With telematics volumes rising steadily in recent years to pass the one million policy mark, a key question for those looking to accelerate its take-up further is whether the main premise of the product – that it is making the UK’s roads safer – is being…
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Telematics has been proven to provide incentives for safer driving and help lower premium for customers but Penny Searles, CEO of Smart Driver Club, believes insurers are missing a trick when it comes to the data this technology puts at their fingertips.
Both car and home insurance premiums rose over the final quarter of 2018 according to the AA.
Accident management and credit hire group, Accident Exchange has rebranded as AX, after the group returned to profitability in 2018.
Hood Group and Richard King-led Ticker have entered into a three year contract, which will see service provider Hood Group venture into telematics for the first time.
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Hooking the headlines this week, Danish unrated insurer Qudos was placed in liquidation by its owner.