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electric vehicles

News Analysis

Motor repair network must accelerate EV focus to support Labour’s 2030 vision

2024-07-22T07:00:00+01:00By Tim Evershed

Upon election, the new government may move to reintroduce the 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel car sales – but how will this impact the insurance industry?

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News Analysis

Pet insurance sector can’t afford to let sleeping dogs lie where fraud risk is concerned

2024-07-19T07:00:00+01:00By

While the UK pet insurance market has grown rapidly in recent years, its ability to detect and combat fraud has not caught up – the size of this problem not yet known

summer holiday

News Analysis

Travellers must acknowledge that cost of ignoring insurance becoming too great

2024-07-18T07:00:00+01:00By

With the summer holidays looming, Insurance Times reviews holiday trends impacting the travel insurance market – and why promoting this line of business is becomingly increasingly important

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News Analysis

Are MGAs torn between Lloyd’s boxes and company-backed paper?

2024-07-17T07:00:00+01:00By

’While Lloyd’s is making progress, it still has a way to go before its offerings rival those of its competitors in the company market,’ says chief executive

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How can smaller brokers attract the right talent?

2024-07-16T07:00:00+01:00By

Brokers of all sizes are keen to tackle ‘a skills void’ that has ‘picked up pace exponentially’ – but how can SME brokers, in particular, achieve this ambition?

Digital trading

News Analysis

What are the key findings from 2024’s Five Star Rating Report: eTrading?

2024-07-15T07:00:00+01:00

Simon Bloomfield, head of Imarket at Polaris, shares his key takeaways from Insurance Times’ 2024 eTrading report

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News Analysis

Labour’s AI strategy – and its potential impact on insurance

2024-07-12T10:00:00+01:00By

’The balance between fostering responsible AI development and hindering innovation is critical’ when it comes to new regulation, says chief technology officer

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News Analysis

MGA market continues to grow – but which are the best performing firms?

2024-07-11T06:00:00+01:00By

Insurance DataLab reveals which UK-based MGAs are ‘setting themselves up for a bright future’ with robust financial results

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News Analysis

Zurich UK promises brokers direct interaction with underwriters rather than ‘a robot’

2024-07-10T07:00:00+01:00By

Head of SME trading says insurer’s ’SME underwriters are empowered to make underwriting decisions in the moment’

Robert Fairs and Tovah Grosscurth RSA eTrading

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eTrading forms a ‘totally critical’ part of RSA’s market ambitions

2024-07-09T07:00:00+01:00By

’This is really the start of our journey. We’ve now got a solid foundation to really kick on from and improve,’ says commercial lines director

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IT Interview

Tara Foley: Axa UK and Ireland strives to be the ‘go-to place for talent in the industry’

2024-07-08T07:00:00+01:00By

Alongside a focus on organic growth and technology, the insurer’s medium-term strategy sees it bid to become a ‘destination workplace’

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News Analysis

Weathering the storm – how insurance is combating climate change risks

2024-07-05T08:00:00+01:00By

’We’re having increasing adverse weather events and it is undeniably off the back of climate change,’ says insurer’s chief executive

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