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Your summary of industry news featuring Ageas in 2023.

Posted on 31st July 2023
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December 2023

  • Our Ageas UK management team ponder the plethora of personal lines exits and share their predictions for 2024 with Insurance Age
  • The reason Ageas were crowned Personal Lines Insurer of the Year at the Insurance Times Awards 2023 has been explored in more detail. We’re featured as one of three insurers in an analysis piece by Insurance Times, which delves into the figures and looks at why we scooped one of the prestigious 'insurer of the year' accolades.  

November 2023

October 2023

  • More coverage on how Ageas are helping customers through the recent storms. In this Insurance Times article, which shares the thoughts and actions of several insurers on the subject of mitigating the risk of claims, Stephen Linklater (our Claims Director) has the final say with a statement on Ageas's approach to supporting customers.

  • Ageas Claims Director, Stephen Linklater was interviewed live on national radio, talking about how we’ve been supporting customers affected by Storm Babet and Storm Ciaran. You can listen again to Lisa Aziz chatting to Stephen on the LBC News breakfast show. (Stephen’s interview is near the end at around 2.40)
  • Ageas featured in Bristol Post, regional press for our storm safety tips sent earlier this week, to support customers in areas most likely to be affected by Storm Ciaran.
  • Ageas featured in Insurance Business, looking at how they're preparing to support customers affected by Storm Ciaran. Read the full article featuring Claims Director, Stephen Linklater.

  • Insurance Times features our support to customers following Storm Babet. In the article, our Claims Director, Stephen Linklater describes how we've dealt with the increase in claims over the period, and how our dedicated household claims colleagues were cancelling their weekend plans to assist customers impacted by the storm. Read the full article here.

  • Our new personal lines partnership with Brown and Brown has been announced in Insurance Times. You can read the article, featuring Ageas Chief Distribution Director Adam Beckett, here.
  • Ageas are making sure people know how we're supporting customers affected by the Luton Airport car park fire, as featured in both Insurance Post and Insurance Times.

September 2023

  • Our laser-like focus on personal lines insurance is top news in Insurance Times. In this interview, Ageas CEO Ant Middle talks about why they're championing brokers in the personal lines market, and how working closely with them is already reaping rewards. Ageas has achieved over 25% growth in personal lines via intermediaries this year, coming from both premium growth and increasing customer numbers. 

August 2023

  • Insurance Age feature discusses our 25% growth, in the first half of the year, from ongoing UK business.

  • As UK summertime temperatures continue to soar, our claims director Stephen Linklater spoke to Insurance Post about how insurers are striving to minimise the damaging impact heatwaves have on property and homeowners. Read the full article, which also features comments from some of our suppliers like Sedgwick.

  • Our Chief Distribution Director, Adam Beckett, spoke to Insurance Business about personal lines broking market and how Ageas has, and will continue to “supercharge” its focus on this market. 
  • More coverage for Yoga adding Ageas to van panel on Insurance Business. Read the article

July 2023

May 2023

  • Ageas CEO, Ant Middle met with Insurance Age news editor Emmanuel Kenning during BIBA Conference 2023 to update him on how we're growing our personal lines business. Ant also shared the proud news that Ageas hit the green parts target in 2022, using green car parts in a hugely impressive 31% of qualifying repairs. You can read the full story on Insurance Age here
  • Ageas strengthens UK board with new appointment, Nerissa Naidu joins as an independent non-executive director. Full details on Insurance Times and Insurance Business.
  • Movers and shakers who made Insurance Post’s Power List revealed, read fully online, with Ageas CEO Ant Middle at position 38.

April 2023

  • Flood Re has produced a targeted training resource for the insurance market, to drive a deeper understanding of the Build Back Better scheme within insurance companies, managing general agents, brokers and throughout the claims supply chain. Read more.

March 2023

February 2023

  • Our extended charity partnership has made it into Insurance Post's monthly social column, Penny Black. Scroll down to see Ageas CEO, Ant Middle, showing his support with Air Ambulances UK's mascot.
  • The face of customer service has changed exponentially in recent years, with the pandemic, digital acceleration and most recently the cost of living crisis all coming into play. In this article for Insurance Business, our Customer Operations Director, Caroline King, talks about what this means for our customers and our customer-facing employees who are there for our policyholders in their time of need, day in, day out.
  • When the Top Employers Institute created an article for The Independent they had a 100 companies that they could have mentioned as fantastic examples of best practice. It's a real endorsement that they chose to talk about Ageas and our onboarding and recruitment processes. You can read more here How the UK’s Top Employers are enhancing the employee experience | The Independent.

January 2023

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