Exclusive: Pluto, a travel insurtech that morphed out of the failure of chatbot Meet Mia, has started beta testing ahead of a full launch next year.
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…
Biba has renewed its partnership with the DTW1991 syndicate at Lloyd’s, which will continue to provide its holiday travel scheme for another three years.
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
Despite the large amounts of money associated with booking and kitting out for winter sports holidays, there will still be skiers and snowboarders heading overseas this winter with inappropriate cover. What are insurers doing to prevent policyholders…
As Swinton meets its match in Ardonagh, the insurance courtship game has continued to hit headlines.
Business travel insurance might cover the same risks as leisure policies but, because it underwrites and compensates differently, it places a much stronger emphasis on risk management
The epidemic of holiday sickness claims might be over, but insurers have been warned claims management companies are already moving into new areas to make up for the shortfall in revenue.
Following the launch of its Automotive Innovation Centre in 2014, Allianz Partners has created three further 'innovation centres'.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Bought by Many has closed a £15m series B funding round led by Commerz Ventures and Marsh, alongside existing investors.
The City watchdog will create a service to direct people with cancer and other pre-existing medical conditions to affordable travel insurance.
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
Almost two years since it was acquired by Charles Taylor, Jonathan Swift spoke to Cega's CEO Alistair Hardie about what the deal has meant for the global assistance, travel risk and claims management services provider.
Insurers should harness technology to enable clients to anticipate employees’ medical and security threats abroad. And as a result help reduce the risk of permanxiety, claims Chris Knight, head of corporate assistance services at Cega
For so long seen a laggard in terms of embracing the potential of digital, travel insurance is changing. Rachel Gordon reflects on some of the latest developments that might halt to the downward trajectory in premiums that has been a reality since 2014.
Halal Insure has recently launched sharia-compliant household insurance covers. Its CEO Faizal Karbani speaks to David Worsfold about his hopes for takaful insurance in the UK.
Fintech banking start-up Revolut has outlined plans to launch further insurance products after closing its latest funding round, raising $250m (£181.6m) to become Europe's latest tech unicorn.
Craig Wright, operations manager at Traveller Assist, explains how his risk management firm has unveiled a web of price-fixing, bribery and corruption in Peru hospitals, which he warns is being fuelled unwittingly by travel insurance companies.
Insurers and lawyers trying to automate claims through artificial intelligence must be careful not to violate ethical boundaries, explains Andrew Dunkley, head of analytics at BLM, pointing to the Cambridge Analytica scandal as a warning sign.
When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
Brexit may raise the prospect of more expensive holidays abroad and longer waits at borders. If fewer European city breaks beckon, could there also be an upside in spending more time in England’s green and pleasant land?