International broker Howden has announced the UK launch of Howden Drive, its telematics app and data beacon, which aims to help reduce premiums for policyholders, optimise loss ratios for brokers and insurers, and improve road safety.
Applied Systems has 72 brokers live on Epic in the UK and is onboarding another 30 customers that have already been won, which will take the total to more than 100 by the end of the year, Europe CEO Tom Needs confirmed to Insurance Age.
Software provider Insly has rolled out BrokerFlow, designed to enable brokers to digitise their sales workflow including application forms, risk surveys, and customer proposals.
The 2023 UK Broker Awards returns this year at a new venue during a new month.
Policy Expert’s COO Adam Powell has stressed that customer retention is its top priority in 2023, as it continues to focus on its organic growth.
Joe Sultana, former chief operating officer at Applied Systems Europe, has joined digital trading and distribution platform for the schemes market IS2 as commercial director.
The Financial Conduct Authority has moved to reassure customers of their rights following the rescue of Silicon Valley Bank.
Treasurer of Open GI User Group, Mark Sollis, has told Insurance Age that the potential sale of the software house by its majority shareholder is not a cause for concern.
Open GI is reportedly up for sale, with private equity shareholder Montagu wanting to exit. Who are the likely new investors?
Acturis is not for sale, sources close to the company has confirmed, following a report that a key shareholder was eyeing up an exit.
Open GI’s majority shareholder is targeting a sale of the business in the second quarter of 2023, according to Reuters.
The number of policies traded on imarket, which connects broker software platforms to insurer systems for the placement of commercial lines, hit a record 497,883 in 2022, Polaris has revealed.
Hiscox has launched a broker extranet claiming it is the first full cycle digital trading extranet built by an insurer that supports integration into brokers’ Acturis back office.
Bravo has hailed its latest launch as “the biggest transformation” to how broker networks add value for members in the past 20 years.
Technology provider Open GI is eyeing up the growing pay-as-you-go market, after having entered the sector with online motor broker Love Your Miles in 2022.
According to a new Gallagher Re report, global insurtech investment fell in the fourth quarter of 2022 to its lowest level since the third quarter of 2020. Sophie Locke-Cooper details why some may be struggling even if there are signs of hope among…
The potential seriousness of cyber attacks and their increasing frequency are big concerns to both brokers and their clients. Martin Friel investigates how important education around this risk can be.
Over-50s specialist Saga has confirmed that it is in exclusive discussions with Australian insurtech Open to sell its insurance arm Acromas.
Despite the majority of SMEs not holding any cyber insurance, these attacks are increasing. And despite their size, Martin Friel finds that many smaller businesses are more at risk than larger companies.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association has focused in on the role brokers can play to help the UK tackle the current cost of living pressures, as it launched its 2023 manifesto.
Thomas Carroll Insurance Brokers has launched a new insurtech company, TCi Futures.
CNA Hardy has launched the latest addition to its technology product suite, Technology Package+, which offers an updated set of cover.
Using an analogy involving cats and dogs Tom Murphy, co-founder and chief technology officer of Machine Learning Programs, explains machine learning, why it matters and how it can help brokers.
Insurtech broker Ripe Thinking, has hired Simon Trott as chief operating officer and Rob Styring as chief financial officer.