Tim Evershed is a freelance business journalist. He has covered insurance, reinsurance and risk topics for a number of industry titles since 2005.
Tim Evershed speaks to insurers about whether there are any digital skills gaps in claims departments, and if so, how they can be filled
Spotlight: Digital culture – Adapting and evolving to maximise the potential of automation in underwriting
Automation is a growing reality in every corner of an insurance business. Tim Evershed explores the impact it is having on underwriting - and how staff are acquiring the skills to maximise its potential benefits here.
Covid-19 has already raised tensions between countries and a fragmented exit from the pandemic could test relations further, putting more pressure on businesses. Supply chains remain disrupted and global businesses fragmented. Post investigates what this…
The UK’s four main mobile networks have all launched a 5G service and by 2022 the whole of the UK is expected to have access. 5G is touted to bring benefits across society – Post investigates what will it mean for insurers and their clients.
As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This drive is coming from a combination of government policies, consumer demand and also from within the…
The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted once again how fraudsters will use any opportunity to devise new means to make crooked money. While the insurance industry is constantly evolving to try and combat whatever the latest fraud is and is now harnessing the…
Claims surges have been a frequent occurrence in recent years as events around the globe have hit insurers across multiple lines of business. The past year has seen Australian bush fires, the collapse of Thomas Cook, storms Ciara and Dennis and now the…
The use of cryptocurrencies continues to grow with investors increasingly regarding them as another asset class, while an increasing number of companies and countries now accept them as valid forms of currency
A rise in the volume of UK businesses that have cancelled at least one type of insurance cover over the past few years has served to highlight the importance of the broker’s role in the insurance buying process
The political risk map of Europe is being changed by a toxic combination of uncertainty — both political and economic, populism, geopolitical changes, political violence and technological advances