Post - 2009-10-01
An inaugural working committee has been set up to look at agreeing a constitution for the proposed trade body for managing general agents.
Four years ago, at the Post fraud management briefing, Richard Davies outlined plans for the Insurance Fraud Bureau. On the eve of the latest event, Jonathan Swift caught up with Mr Davies, John Beadle and Sue Jones to check on its progress and plans for…
The Prince's Trust Insurance Cup was again blessed with great weather as 26 teams battled it out for the top prize.
The profile and productivity of counter-fraud solutions continues to rise but how has the life of insurance fraud investigators changed and what challenges prevail? Ana Paula Nacif reports.
Fraud detection efforts have been significantly stepped up to counter an undoubtedly growing problem. Sarah Adams explains how technical tools are underpinning the efforts of investigators to validate or repudiate claims.
Using geo-risk technology could reap huge rewards for the insurance industry. Sarah Hills reports on the ways it is being used already, and the advantages it could supply in the future.
With the Competition Commission ready to effect its report on the payment protection insurance market, Drazen Jaksic looks at what insurers must do to comply.
Competition in the current broker market means companies are developing growth strategies to expand their customer base. But despite appearing the least risky, team acquisitions do not come without challenges, explains Kate Penrose.
Some brokers yearn for freedom from the corporate bureaucracy of larger firms or to become their own boss. Rachel Gordon explores the options available to those wanting to make a move.
Technological advances and changing customer expectations are set to radically alter the way insurance claims are processed, predicts Keith Aylwin.
High-profile defamation disputes have prompted legal developments that could hold implications elsewhere. Tim Smith explains why insurers should keep an eye on new rules relating to costs and premium recoverability.
A recent court ruling throws fresh doubt on the use of solvent schemes of arrangement in the UK. Tim Goodger looks at the implications.