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UNITED KINGDOM

Consumer searches for insurance at their highest

LONDON, UK: Consumer online searches for insurance have been at their highest yet this year, reveals the latest report from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

29 Aug 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Prudential's man says profits up 55%

LONDON, UK: British insurance giant Prudential said on Wednesday (13 March) that net profits surged 55% last year, as it was lifted by solid growth in key market Asia.

15 Mar 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Insurer reports huge £3bn loss

LONDON, UK: British insurer Aviva reported a net loss of £3.0bn last year and slashed its shareholder dividend, sparking a slump in the group's share price.

8 Mar 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

The importance of being interested in what you do

If I weren't at least a little bit interested in public liability insurance I would have probably stopped coming in to work by now...

By David Hing 5 Feb 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Google's visibility share for car insurance-related searches soars overnight

LONDON, UK: Research from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, shows Google's car insurance comparison site is already making its presence felt online. *Andreas Pouros, chief operating officer at Greenlight, comments:

13 Sep 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Price comparison sites - it's a click with 60% of Brits

LONDON, UK: With time at a premium, a difficult economic climate and busy schedules prevailing, initiatives promising to save both time and money have proved big winners with consumers in recent years. Proving this point, new research from Mintel finds as many as 60% of Brits are "most likely" to use a price comparison site when researching or buying a financial product - earning them the position as the most popular source of financial information in the UK today.

By Mintel Oxygen reports 19 Oct 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

PwC comments on insurance impacts of UK riots

LONDON, UK: Commenting on the insurance impacts of the UK riots, Mohammad Khan, partner at PwC, said: "It's difficult to put a value on the cost of the damage as the scope and scale is still changing but, in relative terms, the financial impact on insurers will be small."

15 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Risks facing insurance sector

LONDON, UK: Wave of new regulation tops insurance sector risks - 'Banana Skins' poll pinpoints key concerns for insurers. The greatest risk facing the insurance industry is the raft of new regulations being introduced simultaneously at international and local levels, according to a new survey which ranks insurance sector risk.

1 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

UK consumers - leading the way at saving money on insurance

LONDON, UK: Under pressure UK consumers are the savviest in the world when it comes to getting a good deal on their insurance cover and the least likely to blindly renew year after year, finds Datamonitor.

9 Nov 2010