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Cover story

unicorn floating

Insurtech sector sees 2021 unicorn boom as pandemic accelerates digital focus

Funding for insurtechs has historically been a struggle, but industry commentators believe investment opportunities are on the up thanks to the technology focus brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic


winners and losers

Opinion: Story of pandemic winners and losers still being written

Despite Covid-19 being a part of daily life in the UK for the past 17 months, winners and losers connected to the pandemic are still surfacing noticeably in the insurance sector, says editor Katie Scott

The Market

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Matt Connolly: Insurtech M&A takes ‘upward swing’ as pandemic bolsters digital transformation

Sønr’s chief executive predicts that insurtech M&A will double in 2021 – so far, 45 deals have been completed in the first six months of the year

The People

McCarron Coates Directors

New director spearheads general commercial business at wheels broker McCarron Coates

Kennett Insurance Brokers’s former managing director joins Ian McCarron and Paul Coates to form ‘the three musketeers’ of commercial broking



Backchat July/August 2021

Ladies Day, railway conductors and an 173 mile cycle ride - what has the insurance industry been up to lately? You heard it here first…