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    Bikmo Cut Electric Bike Premiums, As Riders Are Generally Risk Averse

    We love electric bikes here at IE mag in fact the Editor rides one every week. Great way to commute to the office, do some light shopping and get assisted up those steep hills. Many electric bikes can cost over £1000 and are attractive to thieves, so it makes sense to get insurance. Then there’s […] More

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    Looking to Kickstart Your Insurtech? MAPFRE Call For Start-Up Applications

    MAPFRE’s insur_space fast-track-to-market program aims to jointly develop innovative solutions with InsurTechs in less than 6-months with full access to MAPFRE worldwide Program. This amazing partnership opportunity for start-ups has a special focus on products designed for an aging population, plus proactive health and well-being. In terms of risk management insur_space offers up to 100,000 […] More

  • Yes, You Can Have Your Unused Travel Insurance Premium Back, Says Zurich

    Yes, You Can Have Your Unused Travel Insurance Premium Back, Says Zurich

    It’s been a frustrating time for those who booked holidays between March and July this year, with many people in the UK discovering that their holiday had been canceled. For those customers who paid travel insurance upfront, there was a further potential loss of premium paid, for a service they didn’t use. Here’s the latest […] More

  • Pen Underwriting Sets Out Ambitious Plan for Growth

    Pen Underwriting Sets Out Ambitious Plan for Growth

    Pen Underwriting is not daunted by the after effects of Covid-19 and has set out a plan for rapid growth. Having marked its first five years of trading as a single, cohesive business by unveiling a bold new strategy of accelerated growth and a vision to become an underwriting and distribution business generating £1bn in […] More

  • BGL Sets Up Distribution-As-A-Service Platform

    BGL Sets Up Distribution-As-A-Service Platform

    BGL Group, a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services, has announced its move into the Insurer Outsourcing arena with the launch of a new proposition. BGL’s ‘Distribution as a Service’ builds on the Group’s existing partnership capabilities, which includes links with some of the UK’s leading household names in banking, retail and motoring to sell car, […] More

  • Need a 360 Degree Survey via iPhone? Software Solved Are All Over It

    Need a 360 Degree Survey via iPhone? Software Solved Are All Over It

    In the olden days a bloke called Nigel would often travel in his Vauxhall Vectra and conduct a detailed survey with his sturdy tripod, camera, Trebor mints and notebook. All that has changed, and now insurers can speed up large parts of the process after a typical flood or fire. Just point a smartphone at […] More

  • Calvert Launches Covid-19 Compliant Rehab Centre

    Calvert Launches Covid-19 Compliant Rehab Centre

    Insurers are being urged to consider referrals to the UK’s first Covid-19 compliant brain injury rehabilitation programme combining traditional clinical therapies with physical activity in the outdoors. Located on the outskirts of Keswick in the Lake District, charity Calvert Reconnections,run by the Lake District Calvert Trust, is a new neuro-rehabilitation, residential centre providing ground-breaking rehabilitation […] More

  • GlobaData Report Highlights Importance of Life Sector in France

    GlobaData Report Highlights Importance of Life Sector in France

    France’s top ten insurers overwhelmingly depend on the life insurance sector for their premiums, generating 84% of their business from this area. This leaves them exposed to high claims as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData analyst, Ben Carey-Evans, commented: “Of the top ten insurers […] More

  • MAPFRE Partners Up on Social & Ethical Investment Project

    MAPFRE Partners Up on Social & Ethical Investment Project

    In today’s global economy, big insurance companies have to tick the correct boxes on publically supporting the right causes and ethical investment. One area that activists are looking at in detail is green investment and sustainable social economic projects in the developing economies around the world. In the future, there is likely to be intense […] More

  • Insurtech Board Calls For Industry-Wide Innovation Strategy

    Insurtech Board Calls For Industry-Wide Innovation Strategy

    The latest from the Insurtech Board UK, who are looking for long term investment in innovation from big brand insurers right now. The impacts of COVID-19 on the insurance industry are immediately pressing, and come with unclear longer-term repercussions. Insurers are dealing with unprecedented pressures from every angle; looking after customers and partners is a […] More

  • Admiral Lists Top Ten Cheapest Cars to Insure in The UK

    Admiral Lists Top Ten Cheapest Cars to Insure in The UK

    Car sales are picking up again as people return to work, or go on a staycation, visit friends and family, etc. If you’re buying a new motor then Admiral has some tips on choosing the models which are cheapest to insure. So, to help people who may be looking at buying a new car Admiral […] More

  • ARKEL Joins I4Me Property Panel

    ARKEL Joins I4Me Property Panel

    Niche property and liability MGA ARKEL Underwriting today announces that it has joined the panel for residential property specialist I4Me. ARKEL and I4Me have worked together to design new holiday home and let property products which enhance and extend the scope of the existing panel. ARKEL’s Chief Underwriting Officer Kris Lee said the deal demonstrated […] More

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    Rock Insurance Launches Covid-19 Cover – Including Trip Cancellation

    In light of impending government announcements around easing travel restrictions, ROCK Insurance Group has launched two new COVID-19 protection products to protect travel businesses and travel agents should customers need to cancel or postpone their trips due to COVID-related issues. The products have been launched in response to research that ROCK Insurance recently carried out […] More

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    H-C Travel Fine Tunes Motorcycle Adventure Insurance for 21st Century

    If you enjoy motorcycle touring overseas then you’ll know that insurance is one of those essentials you need to get sorted before you book ferry/flight tickets. It can be difficult for older riders to get medical cover, especially in expensive countries like the USA, Canada, and Australia, plus repatriation costs cover – which you will […] More

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    Live Performance Faces Final Curtain Without Pandemic Insurance

    Reuters is reporting that NYC theatreland is suffering from a lack of insurance coverage after Covid-19. Broadway producers, directors, general managers, and insurance brokers told Reuters that shows face an extra hurdle because policies now exclude coverage for communicable diseases. “Right now most insurers, if not all, have come out with a virus or communicable […] More

  • layr business insurance lloyds takes investment stake

    Layr Raises $5m In Funding, Looks to Expand Tailored Biz Quotes Offer

    Layr, an insurance startup that uses Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to help small businesses customize commercial insurance bundles announced today a $5 million Series Seed round of financing. Sandbox Insurtech Ventures led the round with participation from new investors Flyover Capital and Maschmeyer Group Ventures, and from existing investor, Lloyd’s of London. Chris Zock, […] More

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    Virtual Assessments Are Working on PI Claims, Says Minster Law

    Remote medical assessments for motor-related personal injury claims during the lockdown have had an overwhelmingly positive response from customers, according to a new survey from Minster Law. The law firm, which settles around 25,000 claims a year, says that the findings make clear that further digitalisation of the personal injury claims journey will increasingly become […] More

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    M&T Insurance Chooses CyberCube Platform

    Clients of M&T Insurance Agency, Inc. (MTIA), a fast-growing provider of commercial insurance and risk management solutions that is part of the M&T Bank Corporation family (“M&T”) (NYSE: MTB), will now benefit from a new cyber risk analytics platform designed to provide mid-sized businesses with access to data and models that enable them to more […] More

  • At what age is a car considered classic

    At what age is a car considered classic?

    Learn how old your car has to be to qualify for classic car insurance. Buying insurance for your classic car isn’t the same as buying insurance for the car you drive every day. When it comes to automobile collectibles, there are many variables including how old your classic car is, how it’s going to be […] More

  • Owning a classic car

    Do I need classic car insurance?

    Check out these tips for maintaining and insuring your classic or antique car. For many car enthusiasts, the idea of owning a classic car is enough to get their hearts racing. However, owning a classic car means taking a different approach to its care. Not all repair shops will know how to care for the […] More