When man sneezes…man’s best friend catches a cold

When man sneezes…man’s best friend catches a cold

Nov 27, 2017

The latest survey showing pet parents believe their animals have developed conditions more associated with humans, serves as another timely reminder that we need to get better at insuring our pets. That’s the view of Aquarium Software, as Direct Line Pet Insurance research revels 42 per cent of respondents believe their pet ha...

Dogfights result in sky high vets’ bills

Dogfights result in sky high vets’ bills

Nov 25, 2017

As shock new research findings revealing 64,000 dogs have died after being involved in a fight in the last 12 months, sink in, insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software says the damning statistic must be addressed. According to figures produced by Direct Line Pet Insurance, one in seven pets has been attacked by anothe...

Exclusions cited as the plane infuriating when it comes to travel insurance

Exclusions cited as the plane infuriating when it comes to travel insurance

Nov 24, 2017

A new YouGov survey on behalf of technology specialist, Aquarium Software, has revealed that when it comes to travel insurance, 25 per cent of us say it’s the exclusions that annoy us most. In addition to the quarter of us who hate the idea of not being able to claim for dozens of items ‘hidden in the small print’, 12 per cent...

Dog gone lonely people need a pet

Dog gone lonely people need a pet

Nov 23, 2017

As new research reveals the health risks associated with loneliness, insurance technology expert Aquarium Software says its own research suggests pets can be the perfect antidote to being home alone. The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness found that three quarters of older people in the UK are lonely. Over half have never told an...

It’s time for a winter cover up on travel insurance

It’s time for a winter cover up on travel insurance

Nov 22, 2017

New research commissioned by travel insurance technology specialist, Aquarium Software, reveals that 24 per cent of us sometimes or always travel with no form of insurance cover whatsoever, leaving the majority of us at risk of more than being tripped up, should the worst happen. As winter approaches, the YouGov poll identifie...

UK pet insurance breaks the billion pound barrier

UK pet insurance breaks the billion pound barrier

Nov 20, 2017

The pet insurance industry in the UK has finally broken the billion pound mark, with gross written premiums up 7.1 per cent in 2016. Pet insurance technology specialist Aquarium Software says while the figures are testament to the industry’s efforts in recent years, the two per cent jump in product penetration that delivered t...

Readers urged to ‘pass’ on pets’ poisonous passive smoking

Readers urged to ‘pass’ on pets’ poisonous passive smoking

Nov 16, 2017

Dear Editor New research suggesting pets are potentially more at risk from passive smoking is shocking, if hardly surprising - and should encourage animal lovers to quit the demon nicotine. Stopping smoking will not only safeguard public and pet health, it will also help preserve a healthy bank balance. Second hand smoke is ...

What makes pet insurance policyholders tick?

What makes pet insurance policyholders tick?

Nov 09, 2017

Aquarium Director, Mark Colonnese, talks exclusively to California Broker magazine’s November edition, about the role of emotional bonds in pet insurance. The full magazine can be found here http://www.calbrokermag.com/ and Mark’s article is on pages 44-46.    With pet insurance clients in the UK and the US, my colleagues and...

Aquarium Software ensures its place at TINtech 2018

Aquarium Software ensures its place at TINtech 2018

Nov 01, 2017

Leading insurance software specialist, Aquarium Software, has announced it will again be exhibiting at the high profile TINtech event in 2018. The success of previous events, coupled with the fast moving state of play in the insurance sector, has seen Aquarium sign up in advance for this year’s TINtech - to be held at Holborn ...