Policy Admin as a commodity – where is the value in a digital transformation?

Our recent independent survey of insurance professionals found that 70% of respondents called for “significant investment” from their businesses in technology to drive distribution decision making. A further 56% testified that distribution is both their greatest opportunity and the biggest challenge they face.

An Interview with our Co-Group CEOs Bill and Ian

We catch up with our Co-Group CEO's Bill and Ian

Target Group and Freedom Finance join forces to support the launch of ‘BumbleBee’ a new unsecured lender

Target Group, the financial services outsourcer, has today announced it has joined with Freedom Finance to support the launch of BumbleBee Loans Limited, a new unsecured lender. BumbleBee will offer unsecured loans to consumers initially through Freedom’s loan portal.

Target Group is appointed as servicer following the purchase of Barclays UK Secured Lending portfolio

We are delighted to announce that Target Group have been selected to provide Third party administration and customer services in support of the purchase of Barclays’ UK Secured Lending portfolio by a group, including Goldman Sachs, Elderbridge and Pollen Street Capital.

A challenging route to market for challenger banks

A challenging route to market for challenger banks

Since the financial crisis the banking industry has undergone a number of changes.

Interview with Tony Ward, CEO Clayton Euro Risk

We catch up with Tony Ward, CEO Clayton Euro Risk

Target Group announces plans to create over 100 new jobs in South Wales

Target Group, the financial services outsourcing and software provider, has today announced it is creating over 100 new jobs in South Wales. The jobs will be based in Cardiff and Newport and will include roles in IT, customer services, collections and compliance. The vacancies are as a result of a number of significant contract wins for Target who with the new roles will now employ over 700 people across its 7 offices with 450 employees based in South Wales. The additional jobs will make Target a significant employer in the area.

Insurance disruption is inevitable – who will embrace the Uber’s in insurance?

Recent research undertaken by Target Group shows that consumers have not been well engaged by insurance companies to date; 85% of our respondents confirmed that they prefer to use the web when it comes to researching, buying or checking policies but that more than one in three find the experience “very confusing”.

Equity Release: current success and future challenges

The Equity Release industry has been one of the real success stories of the mortgage market over the past few years. We broke the billion barrier in 2013, set a new record of £1.4 billion in total lending last year and 2015 looks set to be yet another record-breaking 12 months.