With economic volatility and inflation being the biggest challenges facing brokers at the moment, brokers need to sit down with their clients and ask the right questions to avoid them falling into trap of underinsurance.
The government recently closed a loophole in the legislation on driving with mobile phones. Sam Barrett finds that while the changes are welcome, there are concerns that the law does not go far enough, and legislation needs to be tougher still
Welcome to the return of the Motor Mouth podcast, as we count down to the Insurance Post event Motor and Mobility on the 15 June at Mercedes Benz World.
A claimant organisation has raised concerns that the number of registered motor claims in the first quarter of 2022 remained at a pandemic level, despite road traffic mostly returning to normal.
The government has confirmed changes to the Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving vehicles are introduced safely on roads.
Four insurance industry trade associations have called on the government to bring in 'robust' legislation around the use of e-scooters as soon as possible if they are to be permitted beyond current trials.
Exclusive: Claims handlers are badgering Traffic Scotland with requests for CCTV footage – but insurers may be pointlessly taking resources away from public safety matters.
Inflation will begin to dominate the personal lines rating environment in 2022 as the lingering impact of the pandemic on rates subsides, Allianz Holdings CEO Colm Holmes has said.
Insurers and motor claims service providers should seize a win-win opportunity by supporting staff through their driving theory tests, sets out Post news editor Jen Frost.
Insurtech Zego has appointed ex-Bupa executive Catherine Barton as its first chief insurance officer.
Insurers are already reserving ‘hundreds of thousands’ of pounds for collisions involving third-party private e-scooters – but the vehicles aren’t legal on public roads yet.
The Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have proposed the creation of an Automated Vehicles Act that would shift the responsibility away from drivers of self-driving cars.
Repairers must patch up their skills to keep pace with growing demand for electric vehicles but bodyshops say labour rates and current take-up levels are holding them back
Some firms believe horizon scanning for bigger issues is a luxury reserved only for the largest and best-resourced companies but as Nick Major, managing director of commercial lines at Aviva, explains it should be the cornerstone for all businesses.
The proportion of unrepresented claimants using the Official Injury Claim portal remained below one in ten for its second quarter of operation.
BLM partner and head of sports David Spencer considers the motorsports cover arena post-lockdown.
As the heart of the insurance experience, Steve Molloy, director of commercial sales at AX, argues claims offer real opportunities for forward-thinking brokers to steal a march on their rivals.
The rapid growth of battery electric vehicles should make personal lines and fleet brokers think carefully about how to adapt to this changing market, with both specialist products and services such as replacement vehicles in the event of a claim…
In this video Insurance Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with Zego’s B2B commercial director Inès Feracci to discuss its plans for targeting brokers and fleet customers.
A-Plan has reported a 5% rise in Ebitda to £36.3m with turnover of £109.4m for the year ended 28 February 2021.
Pukka has written over £20m of telematics based gross written premium having gone live with its offering in August 2020, CEO of Freedom Services Group Sam White told Post.
There is a lot of talk about how the pandemic might impact insurance fraud trends.
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is to recommence legal action against the government over inaction on 'unnecessary' Vnuk costs.
The shift in the regulatory landscape could lead to “massive upheaval” experts have warned as brokers have been urged to engage with the process amid fears that the scope of fair value changes has not been understood.