Regulation

Why and how cross-selling works for microinsurance

Cross-selling is a great way to distribute microinsurance, as illustrated in Africa, where some farming insurance programmes are also experimenting with new ways to pay out claims, write Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice-president at Verisk Insurance…

Broker: Feeling exposed?

Many brokers’ professional indemnity policies contain exclusion clauses that limit their cover, leaving them and their customers exposed

Blog: Brokers needn't fear FCA commission reforms

If the Financial Conduct Authority restricted gross rate commissions on finance arrangements, brokers could feel a painful blow. However, they could claw back income elsewhere, argues Ravi Takhar, CEO of Bexhill UK, urging them to bring the premium…

Finishing line in sight for the IPID

Although many who voted for Brexit may have hoped otherwise, leaving the European Union will not enable the UK insurance community to turn a blind eye to the insurance regulations dreamed up by those famously unelected bureaucrats in Brussels. Although…

Brexit: The location game

With Brexit negotiations now launched, insurers are taking steps to secure their access to the European market. How many will follow Lloyd's to Belgium?

This Week in Post: Extinction and distinction

This week I took my toddler to see the roaring animated T-rex at the Natural History Museum. “Raaa!” she growled, before wimping into her father’s arms, unaware dinosaurs are actually extinct.

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.