This month marked the return of Post’s annual Insurtech 100, in association with Sønr, a celebration of companies that are driving growth and innovation across the insurance industry.
Insurers and credit-hire organisations are working together to mitigate the rising costs of credit hire caused by delays in repair and extended hire issues related to Covid-19.
The administration deadline of failed broker lead generator Call Connection has been extended until 12 July 2021.
Price comparison sites saw the beginnings of a gradual return to pre-pandemic consumer behaviours in May, having seen search volumes plummet in the initial weeks of the lockdown.
Complete Cover boosts management team with four hires including ex-Markerstudy and Brightside leader Russell Bence
Non-standard motor specialist Complete Cover Group has recruited a four-strong team of senior managers with experience from Hastings, Kwik Fit, Markerstudy, Brightside and Ageas.
PIB Group has added reinsurance broking to its offering by striking its second deal outside of the UK with the purchase of Munich-based Marx Re-Insurance Brokers.
Markerstudy has opened a “redundancy consultation exercise”, the insurer has confirmed.
FCA guidance, solidarity during coronavirus and climbing for charity
The Financial Conduct Authority’s new guidance issued today is far more than a helpful steer as the watchdog’s “product value policeman” role develops, according to CMS financial services partner Simon Morris.
Blog: Insurtech buys incumbent – is Hippo’s deal for Spinnaker a pointer to the future as unicorns spread their wings?
The news today that unicorn insurtech Hippo has acquired carrier Spinnaker Insurance certainly highlights the continued maturity of the sector.
The Financial Conduct Authority has brought new guidance into force with immediate effect, telling insurance businesses to consider the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the value of their products.
Axa has estimated it will face €1.2bn (£1.07bn) in property and casualty coronavirus related costs along with spending €300m on ‘solidarity measures’.
In the 20th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100 all of whom are focused on insuring ‘wheels’ in the broadest sense.
Zego co-founder and CEO Sten Saar tells Emmanuel Kenning about the insurtech’s significant growth ambitions, how he came into the market nearly four years ago and why he is committed to it for the long haul
The global recession triggered by Covid-19 is “like a crash without an airbag” according to Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re.
Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special - Lemonade CEO Daniel Scheiber talks AI, European expansion and IPOs
The CEO and co-founder of Lemonade has declared young IPOs better for the long term viability of new technology businesses because it prevents them getting stuck in a state of ‘protracted adolescence,’ comforted by the ‘cocoon’ of private equity.
As the coronavirus pandemic hits every aspect of life and business in the country Post investigates what has happened in the broker mergers and acquisitions space and what is likely to come next
In this month’s column, David Worsfold looks at the industry’s stumbling response to Covid-19, the investigation fees travel insurers may face and why Brexit needs to move back up the boardroom agenda