The bid to take motor insurer Hastings back into private hands is a positive move for the company and a stamp of approval for the sector, say market specialists – but, after years of growth, challenges lie ahead
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There have been many challenges over the last six months. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar Mobility Group, believes there is clear evidence that the motor insurance sector has adapted well, responding to customer…
Join Jonathan Swift, Insurance Post content director, and Jaime Hassall, team leader at Highways England, to discuss how road safety is adapting to the challenge of Covid-19, and the key priorities in maintain the UK’s high safety standards.
A German court recently fined a driver involved in a crash, ruling that the touchscreen controls used to operate the windscreen wipers should be classified as a distracting electronic device. With vehicles becoming increasingly high tech, DWF product…
Former Axa and UK General Insurance CEO Peter Hubbard has been appointed as non-executive chairman of broker Be Wiser Insurance, Post can reveal.
Investment of £1.2bn on 5267km of roads across Britain could prevent more than 8000 deaths and serious injuries over the next 20 years, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas.
The Competition and Markets Authority has found that Ardonagh’s purchase of Bennetts could lead to “higher prices, less choice and worse services for motorcyclists in the UK”.
In August, Aviva announced that it was aiming to roll out a motor insurance product under its main brand on price comparison websites this autumn.
Vantage Holdings, owner of brokers including Fresh Insurance and Peter James along with managing general agent First Underwriting, has rebranded as Kingfisher Holdings.
Sam White, CEO at Freedom Services Group, has recently launched a gender-based insurance brand in Australia. She explains why this customer-centric approach is challenging the status quo in the market.
One in ten jobs at the Motor Insurers’ Bureau are at risk of being cut, with the organisation citing among other factors the need to minimise costs due to challenges posed by the current economic climate.
The founder of equity crowd-funding platform Syndicate Room is looking for individual investors on Seedrs for his latest venture, insurtech start-up Rnwl, that is targeting the 'pain point' of dual pricing.
Join Jonathan Swift, Post’s content director, as he catches up with Met Police detective superintendent Andrew Cox, to hear how the capital’s police have been challenged during the pandemic to keep road users safe.
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena
Pre-tax profit at Arron Banks’ personal lines broker Somerset Bridge Insurance Services fell to £5.04m in 2019, down from £6.54m the previous year.
The top 30 European insurers saw growth in non-life premiums in 2019 and overall profit after tax was significantly higher than in 2018. Mathilde Jakobsen, director, analytics, AM Best, explains what the market is facing
Ant Middle, UK CEO of Ageas, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, refocusing and remaining positive throughout the challenges thrown up by 2020 so far
Home and motor insurance pledges made by the Association of British Insurers to support customers during the Covid-19 crisis will remain in place until at least 31 October following an extension.
Telematics have proved their worth in the aviation sector but Nick Corrie, CEO at Trak Global, explains how with the pandemic changing driving behaviours more drivers want these black boxes on their side when it comes to motor claims.
Insurers have welcomed the government’s consultation into the safe use of automated lane keeping systems in vehicles but warned against making the “huge leap” of believing this “clever bit of technology” is the same as an automated car.
Falling average motor premiums may represent less significant savings for individual consumers than at first glance, experts have cautioned, while a swift return to pre-Covid motor premium levels is "not inevitable."
Former Ageas UK CEO François-Xavier Boisseau has been appointed as ERS chair following Amanda Blanc’s surprise Aviva CEO appointment.
Sabre senior independent director Andy Pomfret will take over from the insurer’s chairman Patrick Snowball at the beginning of September.
Ardonagh’s decision to roar ahead with the takeover of motorcycle specialist Bennetts less than a fortnight ago raised a few eyebrows, but really it should not have done.