When the referendum result came in on 24 June last year, there was a moment of disbelief in the market. Many business leaders were forced to re-examine what exposures they faced and what steps they needed to take next.
While they differ in scale, legislation and stage of development, today’s US and Indian title insurance markets have one important commonality: both offer interesting new opportunities for growth.
The vast amount of data available to insurance providers in an increasingly digital world offers extraordinary potential for our industry, allowing us to understand our customers better, to refine our pricing and to improve and personalise the relationships...
Insurers must stand out from the competition to attract custom. What lessons can they learn from outside the sector?
With the industry seeking to find out just how a single view of the customer can be achieved, Post, in association with Visionware, brought together specialists in a roundtable to discuss how digital is driving business
Ghost broking cases are lengthy and expensive to investigate
It sounds like science fiction, but exoskeletons are increasingly being used in rehabilitation therapy and insurers are getting in on the act.
Cycling as both a sport and a means of commuting currently enjoys a very high profile. Whether for health, convenience or passion, it seems more people are turning to pedal power, and the European insurance industry is beginning to take notice.
Working with government, regulators and trade bodies to build public trust in insurance is a common aim of our profession and more important than ever when considering today's unnecessary claims culture.
The personal lines market has been interesting during the past 12 months.
The industry has welcomed the government’s response to last year’s driverless car consultation.
When people talk about innovation in the claims process I immediately think about our clients and their customers - and also about our staff, because innovation undoubtedly means different things to different people.
When I was a child you couldn’t get better than a Kwik Fit Fitter, they were the boys to trust!
Having grown up in the internet age, Millennials have very different expectations to previous generations. Young people are getting into the driver’s seat and motor insurers need to understand how to build a relationship with them
At the end of November, Ageas confirmed it would be closing Kwik Fit Insurance’s Uddingston site, putting 521 jobs at risk.
More than 400 online channels of insurers in Europe are currently doing business and this number is increasing. However, not all of these online channels are successful.
From e-signatures to smart capture, Alson Ong shares innovations insurers can use to retain tech-savvy, omnichannel and increasingly demanding customers.
Guaranteed asset protection insurance presents a largely untapped opportunity for brokers.
As Standard & Poor's is revising its outlook on Russia upwards, local insurers are predicting the market will grow in 2017.
Penetration into the under-30s market remains low despite new app-based products and innovative solutions. Post, in association with GMC software, hosted a roundtable to find out what more the industry can do to address this
The downfall of Enterprise and most recently Gable has again raised the thorny issue of unrated insurers.
A motor trader who tried to claim almost £10,000 for a staged crash for cash accident has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.
Simon Stanfield was elected chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society the day before the Ministry of Justice published its consultation paper on whiplash reform.
Short-termism is the hallmark of our era. We live in a disposable, transitory society - as evidenced everywhere from the fate of the England football manager and the last leader of the UK Independence Party to the fickleness of government policies. The...