With the nature of cyber attacks constantly changing Madeleine Shanks, associate partner at Clyde & Co, explains that dialogue between customers and their insurers has never been more important to ensure that cover is proportionate.
What many insurance companies perceive when their customers renew is the illusion of loyalty. Oke Eleazu, chief operating officer at Bought By Many, argues consumers don’t have an affinity for their insurance company and renewals are usually down to…
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this…
Rory O’Brien, senior managing director with FTI Consulting in London, and Ian Duncan, managing director with FTI Consulting in Dublin explain how insurers can achieve increased value from M&A transactions by focusing on the key enablers and drivers of…
Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.
Jonathan Swift asks whether RSA promoting Scott Egan is a sign of the insurance industry's lack of appeal to external candidates; a sign of lack of big name insurance draws in the market; an indication of its risk aversion; or a combination of any of the…
In the last instalment in our insurtech series, Buzzgroup founder and CEO Becky Downing, reflects on the past 12 months and the story of Buzzvault’s launch.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
As head of pricing for Buzzvault, Paul Vinten is keen to unleash his inner data scientist on the firm's new product and see which rabbit hole the figures might take him down.
Unpredictable climates mean the industry is facing an increase of surge events and pressure to handling them effectively and efficiently. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association, shares his view on…
Telematics has been proven to provide incentives for safer driving and help lower premium for customers but Penny Searles, CEO of Smart Driver Club, believes insurers are missing a trick when it comes to the data this technology puts at their fingertips.
With Brexit looming, manufacturers are facing the logistics of getting products to countries in the European Economic area and back. Natasha Catchpole, practice leader for crisis management and product recall at CFC Underwriting, explains how brokers can…
In this instalment, Holly Tester, marketing executive at Buzz, joins the firm the week of the Buzzvault launch, and explains how the launch process works.
High-tech and more traditional theft is on the up, so understanding the latest trends is an important step in tackling it, according to Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz Insurance.
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
The second of a fortnightly series of diary posts providing an insight into the launch of a new insurtech, from Charlie Vinall, business operations manager at Buzz.
Helen Bancroft, liability manager, and Stuart Toal, casualty account manager, explain why insurance professionals need to work closely with employers to ensure they are prepared for more workplace inequality claims
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
In the first of a series of diary posts, Alex Cherry, head of content at Buzz, provides an insight into what it takes to launch a new insurtech product.
Post has teamed up with telematics broking specialist Igo4 for a new quarterly series looking at the growth and trends in this the sector. To kick things off its CEO Matt Munro looks at who is buying these policies and where they live.
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Victims of economic abuse often struggle to access insurance, writes Alice Merry, financial inclusion consultant for Surviving Economic Abuse, explaining what the industry can do about it.