Commercial

Profile: Neil Clutterbuck, Allianz

Neil Clutterbuck is the chief underwriting officer of Allianz's newly-established technical division. He talks about the immediate and long-term priorities for the business unit.

Blog: Brokers' bad reputation

So what’s the worst thing you can say to a broker? Accuse them of being commission driven? Question what value they add to customers? Definitely best not to stray into the territory of online comparison sites, says Adrian Saunders, commercial director at…

Digital Collective Blog: Getting the CFO on board

Most corporate data is ultimately used to feed financial systems and drive C-level decisions, so having the chief financial officer as an ally or even as a sponsor for your insurance core system transformation seems like an obvious choice. Adam Lamkin,…

Trade voice: CILA'S Malcolm Hyde on business ethics

Business ethics has become increasingly important in recent years for many reasons, including increased stakeholder scrutiny.  This is not surprising in the light of financial institutions’ scandals, the MPs’ expenses scandal and perhaps the influence of…

Q&A: David Nayler, British Insurance Law Association

David Nayler took the chair of British Insurance Law Association in October last year, a body whose membership derives from brokers, insurers and legal firms. He has worked at Aon for 11 years, most recently as head of financial and professional, legal…

Blog: Injured claimants are not lobby fodder

I spent 15 years working for a number of insurance companies before ‘crossing the floor’ to be the managing director of Minster Law, a claimant firm. Whether moving from insurance to the law is a step up the public approval rankings or a step down is a…

This Month in Post: Rates, start-ups and fraud

Spring is in the air and it's a time well-known for cleaning out the old and starting anew. As I continue to unpack boxes and work out where to put all of the fairly useless things I have collected over the decades, the industry has been taking its own…

Fire claims: Not getting burnt

The Enterprise Act may expose inefficiences in the way claims are handled – and fire investigators could feel the heat, as any delay in investigating may cost

Blog: Using a rainbow to lead across generations

Diversity and inclusion has been a hot topic in the insurance industry for a fair few years, but it took the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundations's conference for me to realise the true breadth of diversity and how it could drive the unlocking of…

Blog: The three pillars of cyber cover

Recent reports that copies of footballer David Beckham's personal emails had been stolen from his publicist illustrate the speed information can spread once personal or sensitive information is placed in the public domain.