The government has been instrumental in supporting businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, however many insurtechs have found that these schemes incur pitfalls and strict eligibility criteria that does not work in their favour
Although the Covid-19 pandemic has caused an economic recession across most industry sectors, the high net worth market is surprisingly buoyant. Insurance Times explores the key capacity trends within this sector.
The high net worth market has a distinct USP of providing a specialist service with a personal touch - but as Covid-19 causes face-to-face interaction to dwindle while digital communications take the reins, is the sector therefore suffering? Industry experts share their views
As insurers and brokers remain working from home in light of the coronavirus crisis, insurtechs could be key in supporting and improving digital ways of working
Insurers in the US are refunding part of their customers’ car insurance premiums as coronavirus lockdown measures see a decline in vehicle use and therefore claims, but will the UK market follow suit? Four industry experts share their thoughts
Financial services consultancy says ‘the expectation for the industry to just pick up the tab for a once-in-a-century crisis like coronavirus is just not reasonable’
With implementation of part one of the Civil Liability Act delayed until August, industry voices still have concerns about the potential effect of credit hire firms on claims inflation
Four industry experts share their views on what they think the effect will be of the Litigants in Person (LiP) portal deadline being pushed back from April to August
Are boundaries blurring as increasing numbers of MGAs seek to hold their own risk? Insurance Times asks the experts whether MGAs are stepping on insurers’ toes…
Insurance Times speaks to Manchester Underwriting Management about current trends within the MGA market as well as the all-important broker-MGA relationship
Industry veterans looking for business agility and new opportunities are launching their own MGAs
Three industry experts share how the broker-insurer relationship can be fine-tuned when it comes to the specialist small to medium enterprise (SME) insurance market
With a broad SME market and new small businesses springing up all over the UK, how do brokers keep abreast of trends and make sure they are offering their customers the best possible value?
Looser regulation and the rise of aggressive aggregator websites mean insurance customers will now often eschew professional regulated advice, leaving both themselves and brokers’ traditional business model in a vulnerable position
Two industry specialists give their views on how the shake-up has caused insurers to scrutinise their portfolios
Underwriting appetite dwindles in the wake of pension mis-selling claims and an increase in the award limit of the Financial Ombudsmen Service