Mark Harrop Business Development Manager

Mar 29
2018

Could Emotional Support Animals be the next US craze to hit the UK?

With peacocks and hamsters among the latest so called Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) prevented from boarding an aircraft, pet insurance technologist Aquarium Software says that while the debate has ruffled feathers, it is another example of the similarities and differences between UK and US pet parents. Americans can go onl...

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Mar 26
2018

Pet insurance the coolest new staff perk not to be sniffed at

As the employee benefits market hots up in 2018, pet insurance is proving to be one of the coolest staff perks in the US. Pet industry technology expert Aquarium Software says the prospect of ‘puppy power’ policies arriving in a UK human resources department near you soon, is not to be sniffed at. Many companies in the US are...

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Mar 23
2018

Pet insurance fraud is woof justice for honest owners

Recent industry research suggests that insurance fraud is in decline, but remains unacceptably high, with pet scams among the newest type of fraud affecting the insurance world. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has stated that insurers detect 2,400 fraudulent claims valued at £25 million every week. Aquarium Software ...

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Mar 20
2018

East Midlands is the pet softies’ capital of the UK

YouGov research commissioned by insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software, shows that when it comes to puppy love, the East Midlands comes out top of those who would spend most should their pet fall ill. More than a fifth (21 percent) would be prepared to spend more than £3,000 on a one-off treatment to save their pet’...

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Mar 16
2018

As FCO restrictions are lifted, is Tunisia full of Easter promise for UK travellers?

Following news Thomas Cook has joined TUI in reintroducing Tunisian holidays from February 2018, travel insurance technology expert Aquarium Software is advising holidaymakers planning a trip this Easter that comprehensive travel insurance is a must. The advice comes following the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) softenin...

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Mar 12
2018

Is Co-opting technology into travel insurance a trend?

The move by the Co-op to marry technology with unlimited medical expenses - with its first foray into the travel insurance market - has been hailed as the shape of things to come by Aquarium Software. The travel insurance technology specialist says that in addition to being a first for the general insurance market, the ability...

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Mar 08
2018

Pet insurance market must mind the generation gap

A significant generation gap has been reveled in a YouGov pet insurance survey, leading technologist Aquarium Software to advocate further marketing segmentation by pet insurers. Technology has a major role to play in addressing how best to pitch insurance to particular age groups and demographics, says Aquarium, after its res...

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Mar 05
2018

Silver surfers cruising for trouble on travel insurance

News that older holidaymakers can find themselves paying sky-high premiums at best, or at worst denied cover altogether, has led travel insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software to offer advice to industry and consumer alike, on how to address the issue to mutual advantage. One couple in their 70s was quoted over £2,00...

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Mar 01
2018

Aquarium Software warns over 55s to shop ‘til they drop for appropriate travel cover

A new online YouGov research for Aquarium Software reveals the rise of the price comparison site for the purchase of travel insurance. Travel technologist Aquarium says the newly-released figures also point to the fact that over-55s in particular may be paying too much, by not shopping around enough when purchasing travel insu...

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