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.
Post has teamed up with telematics broking specialist Igo4 for a new quarterly series looking at the growth and trends in this the sector. To kick things off its CEO Matt Munro looks at who is buying these policies and where they live.
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
Telematics insurance has helped insurers to curb on claims losses by a third among younger drivers, according to research.
In his 38th year in the motor insurance market, former Insure the Box CEO Mike Brockman has global plans for his new “revolutionary” telematics and dash cam device. He met Post to reveal how Thingco’s ‘Theo’ works and how he’s determined to bring…
As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…
Big data has removed the concept of niche insurance, writes Stuart MacIntyre, chief underwriting officer at First Central Group, explaining how policyholders will benefit in the long run.
The insurtech sector continues to grow, with a 40% increase in the number of insurance-related patents, research found.
The current insurance model is 'failure' oriented - paying out on something negative happening. Should the industry reconsider this and reward 'success' instead, asks Geoff Knott, a director at Ninety Consulting