The ever-increasing range of digital applications in insurance drives a host of opportunities to provide products and services that are more useful, convenient and appealing to the individuals and businesses that the industry serves. Digital technologies...
We're living in an increasingly ‘smart' world. Smartphones have become indispensable to our day-to-day lives and the concept of smart homes and driverless cars is becoming reality.
The impact of artificial intelligence on underwriting, claims and fraud detection
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
Lloyd’s has unveiled its new operating structure, to be rolled out in the New Year.
Where do insurers stand now on the use of social media data?
A look at the tumultuous changes of 2016 – and a preview of what 2017 may have in store for the industry
The final Claims Club meeting of 2016 considered the virtual and surreal worlds facing the motorist today and the opportunities, risks and risk management issues of maturing telematics technology.
The London Market Group has launched an online portal which will enable brokers and service companies to submit premiums electronically.
Ford is to begin testing autonomous cars on European roads in 2017.
In an increasingly connected world customers are turning to mobile devices to fulfil their needs. How can insurance brokers evolve to protect their future from disintermediation?
One of the biggest changes I've seen in the insurance market over the years has been the increased relevance of facilities, managing general agents and portfolio trades, and for many large brokers and insurers this is now commonplace and a core focus...
Connected home insurance provider Neos has acquired investment as part of a new partnership with Zoopla Property Group.
Data can bring benefits and early adopters of digital technologies are already seeing a return on investment. What will the full impact of digital and data enrichment be on the motor sector?
It’s slightly galling, but at the same time strangely satisfying, when your 11-year-old points out the glaringly obvious.
Van insurance is often purchased by sole traders in the same way as household insurance but data in this sector lags behind the rest of the personal lines sector. What can the sector do to catch up?
Drivers will be able to use their telematics score to get quotes from other insurers at the end of their policy.
SSP has “resolved” the issues affecting Pure Broking customers this morning.
The London Market is afraid and reluctant to change, says Probitas senior underwriter James Andlaw.
SSP has had another outage, and brokers have received no communication from the company as to why.
The data gleaned from telematics devices is continuing to help minimize risks on the roads and accidents are becoming easier to predict and prevent.
A lot of attention has been drawn to the digital developments that are being undertaken by insurers in the direct market but, while direct is an important market, transformation of the indirect channel is also deserving of more attention.
The whiplash reforms intended to reduce fraudulent claims in the UK may cap or scrap cash compensation for minor injuries. What effect will this have for claimants and insurers? A European comparison can provide greater insight.
Plans by the government to contribute £23bn toward tech innovation have been welcomed by insurtech firms.