There may be several Blockchain prototypes available for companies to choose from at present but there will be a "narrowing" in terms of successful models later on, a consultant said.
Some investment criteria into insurtech start-ups “don’t make sense over time”, said Neil Harrison, global head of claims at Aon Risk Solutions, warning against “innovation that is going to cause dissatisfaction”.
Connected cars are vulnerable to hacking and therefore pose a terror risk, a conference in Budapest heard.
This week, as Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet, the insurance industry underwent its own shake-up.
The promised whiplash and discount rate reforms, as well as the UK’s exit from the European Union, are expected to shape the coming year for the industry. Insurers, brokers, loss adjusters and lawyers are wary of political uncertainties and the trends in…
Commissioner, London Fire Brigade
Group CEO, RSA
UK CEO, Zurich Insurance
CEO, Allianz Insurance UK
CEO, QBE European Operations
CEO, Arthur J Gallagher
Chair, Commissariat aux Assurances (Luxembourg)
Senior vice-president of group and president for Europe, Chubb
CEO, Aon UK
I felt very smug when my daughter tried on her first pair of slipper socks: she liked them! That meant I wouldn’t need to argue with her to keep her little feet warm – and she wouldn’t risk slipping on wooden floors. What I hadn’t foreseen though was…
The past year has been a stormy one for the insurance market – and not just in terms of weather: the discount rate saga and the insurance premium tax hike helped propel motor premiums to stratospheric highs. Industry figures see clearer skies, however,…
Insurers are divesting an estimated $20bn (£15bn) in equities and bonds from coal projects, according to the Unfriend Coal campaign.
This week I attended a briefing on hostage negotiation skills organised by an underwriting association and a wine tasting hosted by a rehabilitation provider.
BLM partners Jennette Newman and Julian Smart explain how macroeconomic trends can be analysed to predict insurance claims.
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
Companies in the sharing economy sector are more exposed than others to the risks associated with an evolving employee base and the emergence of digital technologies, according to a report by Marsh.
Who are the top 100 UK insurers? Check out the ranking established by Post, in association with AM Best.
Mapfre Global Risks is working on a UK retail proposition, says Chris Smith, chief regions and markets officer – International.
“You can watch Go Jetters if you let me tie your hair” is the type of deal you sometimes need to strike with your toddler if you want to get things done. Of course, you shouldn’t negotiate with mini-terrorists but there is nothing wrong with a win-win…