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PHV Changes that could effect you
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PHV Changes that could effect you

PHV Changes – Suggestion Box Some Big Changes To The PHV Industry May Be Coming On Stream In September 2018, the Department of Transport published a report based on recommendations from a group of  experts representing the Taxi and PHV industry. These ideas could soon become UK law. Here’s a quick look at some of...

Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs That Can Ride with Passengers in Taxis/Ubers
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Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs That Can Ride with Passengers in Taxis/Ubers

Don’t Lock The Guide Dogs Out. Treat Man’s Best Friend Like Any Other Passenger There are more than 7000 registered Guide and Assistance Dogs in the UK, and you may not know it, but it’s against the law to refuse a passenger because they’re accompanied by one. These animals are not pets, they’re essential helpers....

INSHUR closes $7M in Series A funding and a $2M credit facility
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INSHUR closes $7M in Series A funding and a $2M credit facility

New York, Brighton (UK) 13th February 2019:  Following a record year of growth for the #insurtech business, INSHUR has today confirmed it has closed a Series A investment round, securing $7M in equity funding and a further $2M credit facility.  The investment, led by Munich Re Ventures with participation from MTech Capital, will support expansion...

The London Squeeze – TfL Pulls Cash From PHV
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The London Squeeze – TfL Pulls Cash From PHV

The cost of running a Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) in the capital is going up. As of 8th April 2019, drivers of private hire vehicles entering the London Congestion Zone will have to pay the daily congestion fee. As a part of London’s sharpening focus on reducing air pollution, Transport for London announced the end...

January 17, 2019January 17, 2019
Growth milestone hit with $12m of GWP delivered within six months
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Growth milestone hit with $12m of GWP delivered within six months

The team grows as it hires a new Head of Customer Experience, Head of Marketing and Head of Business Development INSHUR has today revealed some of its growth figures and announces three new appointments to support future growth.  In February 2018 INSHUR officially launched its fully digital product to help professional drivers in New York...

September 5, 2018February 13, 2019
How to know your insurer’s financial strength?
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How to know your insurer’s financial strength?

Edward Hill, INSHUR’s Head of Underwriting considers the impact of UK taxi insurance company, Alpha Insurance’s recent collapse and if any lessons have been learned from this. Thousands of taxi drivers have been left without any coverage following the demise of yet another insurance company. This time in the UK, Alpha Insurance is the latest...

June 3, 2018June 25, 2018
INSHUR opens London office with a senior hire
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INSHUR opens London office with a senior hire

Edward Hill, UK underwriting specialist, joins the hi-growth #insurtech team London and New York: INSHUR has today announced details of its expansion into the UK and confirmed the appointment of taxi insurance expert, Edward Hill, as Head of Underwriting. Hill’s appointment heralds INSHUR’S expansion into to the UK, a move prompting the opening of an office...

May 31, 2018November 21, 2018