Mark Harrop Business Development Manager

Jan 31
2018

Britain’s pet problem revealed – not to re-insure

With 20 percent of British pet owners not currently having pet insurance, but admitting they had it in the past, insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software says the industry must investigate the facts behind the figures, and understand why animal lovers don’t find pet cover such a compelling choice second time around. W...

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Jan 30
2018

Pet insurers must capitalise on girl power

Insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software says pet insurers need to rethink their approach to the sector in the light of new findings revealing significant gender differences when it comes to relationships with our pets. A YouGov survey commissioned by Aquarium shows a woman’s love may not be as brief as Hamlet suppose...

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Jan 29
2018

Is puppy love impawtant for long-lasting human relationships?

Could couples breathing a sigh of relief having navigated ‘divorce day’ on 8 January, have pets to thank for keeping their relationship out of the dog house? According to pet insurance technologist, Aquarium Software, people may be staying together - not for the sake of the children - but the chihuahua, as people seem to prior...

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Jan 26
2018

Aquarium welcomes new entrants, as travel insurance market takes off in 2018

With 2018 predicted to be a landmark year for travel insurance, technology specialist Aquarium Software has welcomed the entry of new players into the sector including EasyJet, and strong further investment into the market from Admiral. These companies and their deepening commitment to travel can be seen as further proof the N...

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Jan 23
2018

‘Snow joke’ when travel plans are a whiteout

Travel insurance software specialist Aquarium Software says the experience of thousands of British holidaymakers returning from France on New Year’s Eve, should prompt us to check our travel insurance to be sure we have the right cover for such eventualities. Severe winter weather saw 27-hour journeys that should have taken ni...

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Jan 18
2018

Plane to see that travel insurance needs prioritising in 2018

While just over half of Brits in a YouGov survey commissioned by Aquarium Software say their travel plans are always covered by insurance, damning new figures from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) suggest only two percent of us prioritise travel insurance when planning the great British getaway. The FOC survey also...

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Jan 15
2018

Massive pawtential for pet insurance in 2018

The Pet Insurance industry has the opportunity to tap into a market where 42 percent of pet parents have never had cover. That’s the view of Aquarium Software, as its latest YouGov findings reveal scope to grow the sector in 2018, if the industry can woo what amounts to a lost two fifths of the market. The figures show a fifth...

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Jan 12
2018

e-commerce boom signals massive insurance opportunity in South America

Recent research shows that Latin America is experiencing a burgeoning e-commerce market - increasing at an average of 30 percent annually – and subsequently transforming the B2B sectors, predominately air travel. However, the travel insurance market is minuscule in comparison, with an estimated paltry 10 percent of travellers ...

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Jan 10
2018

Readers urged to engage in good pet parenting to keep insurance premiums down

New research by Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggests that external factors are raising pet insurance premiums - such as government’s ‘stealth taxes’, with the standard rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) being doubled from 6% to 12% in less than 18 months. Experts warn that this will continue to rise, leading to some...

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Jan 08
2018

Customers skiing straight into sizeable medical bills

As new ABTA research shows, many travel insurance customers believe they are covered for their winter sports holidays, when in fact they are often not. Insurance technology specialist, Aquarium Software calls for greater clarity on policy exclusions. With many accidents on the slopes each year, it is critically important to ch...

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Jan 01
2018

Lure of convenience leads to customers being ‘fleeced’ on winter sports cover

In light of an increasing number of consumers being tempted into ticking the box to add travel insurance to their online flight or holiday booking, new industry research has found that customers will potentially pay three times more than a stand-alone travel insurance. This has led travel insurance technology specialist, Aquar...

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