UK insurance and travel provider Staysure has acquired a controlling stake in Eclipse Financial Holdings, the owners of payingtoomuch.com.
Exclusive: Axa has ceased writing its blockchain-enabled automatic flight delay product Fizzy, citing low market appetite and inadequate distribution channels.
Exclusive: Tesco has notified the Ageas UK board that it is likely to end its decade long home and motor insurance relationship next year, Post understands.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
In the biggest news of the week the Supreme Court didn’t hold back when it ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s advice to HM The Queen that parliament should be prorogued was unlawful.
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
Insurers have responded following the failure of Thomas Cook in the early hours of this morning, which has prompted the largest peacetime repatriation in British history.
Analysis: How well have insurers and brokers adapted to providing access to insurance for people with disabilities?
With the introduction of the Equality Act, it became illegal for insurers to price disabled customers’ premiums on any factors that do not directly impact on the risk
Exclusive: Former Allianz Partners UK and Ireland CEO Serge Corel has joined Cuvva as director of partnerships, following the insurtech’s move into travel insurance.
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Zurich backed start-up Pluto has entered partnership with travel insurtech Blink.
Travel insurers will have to ‘signpost’ policies that have exclusions over pre-existing medical conditions.
The Spanish Private Health Alliance hit out at “possible systemic fraud” committed by British insurers offering problematic medical cover within travel policies.
The UK's withdrawal from the EU could leave many travellers with pre-existing medical conditions struggling to get cover. Aquarium Software's product marketing director Mark Colonnese suggests a solution whereby insurers bid against each other to cover…
Travel insurance premiums are down despite claims costs rising to £400m in 2018, according to research by the Association of British Insurers.
Insurance customers are increasingly relying on credit to pay premiums, with nearly one in three planning to use more credit this year, research found.
Biba supports FCA’s multi-lateral approach to signposting service for people with pre-existing medical conditions
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association believes it ‘has a significant role to play’ in the Financial Conduct Authority’s approach to signposting initiative.
Amanda Blanc said insurers should not accept a Brexit outcome that prevents the UK industry from having influence over a critical European Union Solvency II review.
John Lewis has ceased to offer travel insurance after its contract with Ageas was not renewed, which the insurer has claimed is part of a drive towards profitability.
The loss of European Health Insurance Cards in the event of a no deal Brexit could increase insurer costs and put UK travellers off European mini-breaks.
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 increased regulation and Brexit travel insurance is facing an interesting time, Post caught up with Richard Coleman, European director at Collinson, who talked to us about his thoughts on market developments in 2019.
Nearly half of travel policies do not offer cover for airline failure as standard, research found, following the collapse of budget airline Fly BMI.
One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…